key targets

key targets

A 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.
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