Consultant treatment data

NHS England publishes the mortality rates of individual hospital consultants in ten specialties, a major breakthrough in NHS transparency.

Publishing this data leads a push to give patients more information about their treatment, helping the NHS drive up and maintain quality of care.

The data, which covers around 3,500 consultants, can be seen at www.nhs.uk/consultantdata.

Data for specific specialties

There are currently ten specialties publishing consultant data, each in a slightly different way. The Royal Marsden's consultants fall into four of these specialties: