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Table 1 Hospital characteristics

From: The implementation of nice guidance on venous thromboembolism risk assessment and prophylaxis: a before-after observational study to assess the impact on patient safety across four hospitals in England

Hospital site A B C D
Population 500,000 450,000 350,000 200,000
Staff 6,000 5,200 6,000 3,900
Beds 940 750 850 550
Teaching Hospital Yes Yes Yes No
Foundation status No No Yes Yes
Exemplar Status prior to NICE guidance Yes No No Yes