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NHS Safety Thermometer Report - March 2016 to March 2017

Publication date: 09:30 April 12, 2017


This is the final publication of the NHS Safety Thermometer by NHS Digital. NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) is now managing the NHS Safety Thermometer on behalf of NHS Improvement, including the collection and publication of the NHS Safety Thermometer data.


For more information, please see the "Important changes to collection and publication of data" section of the NHS Digital Safety Thermometer homepage:


The NHS Safety Thermometer is a local improvement tool for measuring, monitoring, and analysing patient harms and 'harm free' care. This is the report published monthly.


The NHS Safety Thermometer is no longer designated as an official statistic. For further details on this please see:




Date Range: 01 March 2016 to 31 March 2017
Geographical coverage: England

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