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Mortality following hospitalisation for seven clinical conditions, July 2015 – June 2018

Released: 27 November 2019


This report presents mortality rates for seven clinical conditions in NSW in the 30 days following admission to hospital, with detailed results available for 73 public hospitals. The report aims to provide information that is useful for health professionals in understanding patterns of mortality across the seven conditions in their hospitals and informing local efforts to improve care.

Accounting for about 11% of acute emergency hospitalisations for persons aged 15+ years in NSW, and about 28% of in-hospital deaths following acute emergency hospitalisation, the seven conditions are: acute myocardial infarction; ischaemic stroke; haemorrhagic stroke; congestive heart failure; pneumonia; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; hip fracture surgery.


Individual hospitals

Page updated: 26 Nov 2019
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