Deaths occurring in hospital and after discharge between 0 and 29 days (inclusive) of an emergency admission to hospital with a stroke.
This indicator is available for males, females and persons at the following breakdowns:
Region of residence
Local authority of residence
County of residence
London authority of residence
Some people with stroke die before they can be admitted to hospital. There are variations in death rates among those who survive long enough to be admitted, and some of these deaths may potentially be preventable. The National Service Framework for older people cites evidence that people who have strokes are more likely to survive if admitted promptly to a hospital-based stroke unit with treatment and care provided by a specialist coordinated stroke team within an integrated service. The National Health Service (NHS) may be helped to prevent some of these deaths by seeing comparative figures and learning lessons from follow-up investigations.
The next release date for this indicator is to be confirmed.
Legacy unique identifier: P02167