key targetsA group of 9 different performance indicators on which an NHS hospital Trust star rating was based. Three stars was the highest rating a hospital could obtain in the UK, until the star rating system was replaced by annual health checks.
Key targets under Star rating system
• A&E emergency admission waits (12 hours);
• Cancelled operations not admitted within 28 days;
• Financial management;
• Hospital cleanliness;
• Improving Working Lives;
• Number of inpatients waiting longer than the standard;
• Number of outpatients waiting longer than the standard;
• Total time in A&E;
• Two-week cancer waits.