• 31/07/2018 • Jessica Morris
International comparisons of the performance of health systems can be a powerful tool. As well as highlighting areas for quality improvement, they enable us to answer some big questions in health care.
• 24/02/2018 • Robert Reed
A round-up of updates to our indicators on issues including NHS resources, premature mortality, early intervention and substance misuse.
Despite significant improvements since 2000, the UK can and should do better in preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival from killer diseases.
• 13/02/2015 • Chris Sherlaw-Johnson
The Secretary of State has recently announced an annual review of the case notes of 2,000 people who have died in hospital every year. Chris Sherlaw-Johnson examines the problems with this approach.
• 01/03/2004 • Ellen Nolte | Martin McKee
This study reviews the extensive literature on avoidable mortality.