UK patients are asked to rate their hospital treatment, with the launch of a new online ‘scorecard’ – NHS Choices. Mortality rates, superbugs and cleanliness will all be compared on the NHS Web site, along with the quality of meals.
Patient feedback on NHS Trusts is published every year by the Healthcare Commission. The release of NHS Choices will be the first time all patients will be encouraged to comment so publicly on specific procedures and treatments. A site for rating GP surgeries is expected to launch later this year.