This report examines how the hospital standardised mortality ratio (HSMR) can be used as a potentially valuable tool to reduce avoidable mortality in acute hospitals. The report acknowledges and contributes to the ongoing debate over the use of HSMR as a measurement approach.
Good Practice Case Study. Improving the experience for dementia - Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust
This piece describes the work that Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust carried out at Musgrove Hospital as part of the Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) programme.