Table 2

Number and proportion of reviews by quality of care scale

NCEPOD scoreNorth-East totalsPercentage of total
1—Good Practice552274.9
2—Room for improvement in clinical care6598.9
3—Room for improvement in organisation care79010.7
4—Room for improvement in clinical and organisation care1922.6
5—Less than satisfactory390.5
Unanswered/unable to grade1682.3
Total 2–5: room for improvement in clinical, organisational or both aspects of care, or less than satisfactory care168022.3*
  • *Percentage calculated from total patients with a score.

  • NCEPOD, National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death.