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Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) - Deaths associated with hospitalisation

National statistics, Official statistics, Open data, Experimental statistics
Frequency:
Monthly
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
NHS Trusts, Hospital Sites

Summary

The Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) reports on mortality at trust level across the NHS in England using a standard and transparent methodology. It is produced and published monthly as a National Statistic by NHS Digital.

The SHMI is the ratio between the actual number of patients who die following hospitalisation at the trust and the number that would be expected to die on the basis of average England figures, given the characteristics of the patients treated there.

Information about the impact of COVID-19 on the SHMI can be found on the SHMI homepage: https://digital.nhs.uk/shmi

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Responsible statistician:
Sally Jones

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