HOLY­ROOD MIS­LED ON STA­TIS­TICS

Sunday Mail (UK) - - Lesley Roberts -

30 Sun­day Mail

of the stat i st ics was mis­lead­ing. It at­trib­uted credit for the re­duc­tion in hos­pi­tal mor­tal­ity solely to the Scot­tish pa­tient safety pro­gramme, de­spite clear guid­ance ex­plain­ing why this is not the case.”

The Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment said: “We are happy to pro­vide clar­i­fi­ca­tion.”

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