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: https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20180328130852tf_/http:/content.digital.nhs.uk/services/closed-services/nhs-safety-thermometer/
The NHS Safety Thermometer is no longer designated as an official statistic. For further details on this please see: http://content.digital.nhs.uk/media/23839/NHS-ST-classification-as-management-information/pdf/NHS_ST_classification_as_management_information.pdf.
The NHS Safety Thermometer is a local improvement tool for measuring, monitoring and analysing patient harms and 'harm free' care.
To use the Tool: you must have Microsoft Excel 2007 or later and you must save the tool to your computer.
To use the Data Quality Report: you must have MS Excel 2003 or later and you must save the Report to your computer.
The Harm Tables contain tables of all the data in the national tool summarised at organisational level. This file requires Microsoft Excel 2003 or later.
The Survey-level Export and Patient-level Export contain a copy of all the data in the national tool. These files require Microsoft Excel 2007 or later.