Death rates at small hospitals three times higher than others
Figures show that small hospitals had a mortality rate of almost 17 per cent
Figures censored by the Department of Health show the death rate for heart attack patients in small hospitals is almost three times higher than in other hospitals.
The unpublished figures – obtained by this newspaper – show that small hospitals had a mortality rate of almost 17 per cent. That was significantly higher than the average of 6 per cent at all other hospitals. The Department of Health published a report last week that revealed...
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