29th June 2016

Performance of NHS Lanarkshire
Session: 2016-17
Date tabled: 29.06.2016
Primary sponsor: Marion Fellows
Sponsors: Phil Boswell, Stewart McDonald, Neil Gray, Angela Crawley, Stuart McDonald

That this House recognises the success of NHS Lanarkshire for exceeding the national improvement aim to reduce hospital standardized mortality rates (HSMR) by 20 per cent; notes that the HSMR provides a starting point to assess the factors that can influence mortality and identify areas of improvement; acknowledges that HSMR fell in Monklands hospital by 25.4 per cent, in Wishaw general hospital by 22.7 per cent and in Hairmyres hospital by 20.7 per cent; commends the efforts of staff who work within NHS Lanarkshire who have helped deliver such a large reduction in such a small period of time; and further commends the safety and high quality care that staff are providing to patients.

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