Official Statistics

Seven-day Services England, April 2016 - March 2017, Experimental statistics

Experimental Statistics on Seven Day Services

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In July 2015 the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, delivered a speech ‘Making healthcare more human-centred and not system-centred’. In this speech, he outlined his commitment to seven-day care and highlighted variation in outcomes associated with weekend hospitalisation.

The experimental statistics presented in this report are being published to provide a starting point for discussions on how we can effectively measure both improvement and variation in care provision across the week.

Published 31 October 2017