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Table 2 Summary of clinical outcomes across the English NHS between 2013 to 2016

From: Do expanded seven-day NHS services improve clinical outcomes? Analysis of comparative institutional performance from the “NHS Services, Seven Days a Week” project 2013–2016

Outcome (SD) Year
2013–2014 n 2014–2015 n 2015–2016 n
Crude mortality (%) 3.1 (17.4) 141 3.3 (17.8) 137 3.2 (17.6) 136
SHMIa 1.0 (0.1) 141 1.0 (0.1) 137 1.0 (0.1) 136
Mean LOS (days) 4.3 (1.0) 159 4.2 (0.9) 158 4.2 (1.0) 154
A&E admission rate (%) 21.8 (41.3) 145 22.1 (41.5) 140 21.8 (41.3) 138a
A&E four-hour breach rate (%) 5.3 (22.4) 145 7.8 (26.8) 140 9.7 (29.6) 138a
  1. SHMI Summary Hospital Mortality Indicator, LOS length of stay
  2. aNote that Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust did not return A&E data for the period April 2015 – March 2016