Table 3

Weekday and weekend discharges and mortality. Outcomes pre-NSECH and post-NSECH opening have been compared by Fisher’s exact test

Weekday (Monday to Friday)Weekend (Saturday and Sunday)P values
Day of discharge (% of all discharges)
Combined inpatient and 30-day postdischarge mortality (based on day of admission)
Pre-NSECH % (n=3943)
Post-NSECH % (n=2348)
  • NSECH, Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital.