Table 4 Relationship between reporting rates and NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) risk-management ratings
NHSLA risk-management ratingInterpretation of ratingsNo of hospitalsMean reporting rate per 100 bed days (95% CI)Significant differences in reporting rates
Level 0Not achieved Level 113.89 (NA)Between Levels 1 and 3: pā€Š=ā€Š0.026Between Levels 2 and 3: pā€Š=ā€Š0.037
Level 1Effective risk management systems and processes established880.82 (0.68 to 0.96)
Level 2Systems described for Level 1 have been implemented490.84 (0.61 to 1.06)
Level 3Organisation is monitoring compliance with systems and acting on findings101.36 (1.06 to 1.66)
  • NA, not applicable.