Jan 19th 2022, 1:00 pm

Hospital Mortality Statistics Masterclass – January 2022


In A Nutshell:

This masterclass is aimed at clinical teams and non-executive directors involved in mortality governance and learning from deaths

Date: Wednesday 19th January 2022, 13.00 – 16.30

Delivery platform: This training will be delivered via Zoom.

Registration: To book a place, please email: Academy@yhia.nhs.uk

This masterclass is funded for staff working in Yorkshire and Humber NHS organisations. For anyone not employed within Yorkshire and Humber NHS, or for enquiries about bespoke Hospital Mortality Statistics workshops, please contact us for further information.

For further information please contact Shahima Begum via: academy@yhia.nhs.uk.


This workshop will help you understand what you can and cannot learn from hospital mortality statistics. You will learn how they are derived and (ab)used. You will learn how best to report mortality statistics and understand how to investigate a high/low hospital mortality statistic.

13:00 Welcome and introduction
13:15 Understanding hospital mortality statistics
Key issues with hospital mortality statistics
How to report mortality statistics
14:30 Break
14:45 How to investigate hospital mortality rates
Group Discussions
16:30 Evaluation and close

The event will be delivered by:

Professor Mohammed A Mohammed

Professor of Healthcare, Quality & Effectiveness, University of Bradford

Professor Mohammed has extensive experience in health care quality and is a leading expert in the science of improvement including statistical process control methods. He has also published a number of key papers on the use and abuse of statistics. Professor Mohammed is an Academic Advisor to the Improvement Academy.


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Hospital Mortality Statistics Masterclass – January 2022

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