Table 1

NHS quality accounts LfDs regulations9

Regulation noSummary of regulatory requirement
27.1The no of patients who have died during the annual reporting period
27.2The no of the deaths (in 27.1) that have undergone a case record review or investigation
27.3An estimate of the no of deaths in 27.2 which the provider judges to be more likely than not to have been due to problems in care, with explanation of method to assess this
27.4What the provider has learnt from reviews/investigations in relation to deaths (in 27.3)
27.5A description of the actions the provider has taken or will take in response to what they have learnt
27.6An assessment of the impact of the actions (from 27.5)
  • LfDs, Learning from Deaths; NHS, National Health Service.