Center for Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems
About  Citation Policy  Donate a Data Set  Contact

Repository Web            Google
View ALL Data Sets

× Check out the beta version of the new UCI Machine Learning Repository we are currently testing! Contact us if you have any issues, questions, or concerns. Click here to try out the new site.

Horton General Hospital Data Set
Download: Data Folder, Data Set Description

Abstract: Horton General Hospital is in the town Banbury not far from Oxford, UK.

Data Set Characteristics:  

Multivariate, Time-Series

Number of Instances:




Attribute Characteristics:


Number of Attributes:


Date Donated


Associated Tasks:


Missing Values?


Number of Web Hits:



Richard D. Gill, Mathematical Institute, Leiden University. gill '@' The data was obtained from the hospital (as well as data from many other hospitals) through Freedom of Information Requests and played a role in an attempt to get the case (Ben Geen was given a life sentence) re-opened.

Data Set Information:

Cardio, Resp, Hypo are monthly numbers of transfers from Emergency Room into Critical Care classified in three exclusive categories at Horton General Hospital. Adm is the monthly total number of patients entering Emergency Room. In February 2004 nurse Ben Geen was arrested, accused of deliberately harming 18 patients in the 3 months December 2003 - February 2004. He later got a life sentence and is still in jail.

The three categories are Cardio-respiratory arrest, Respiratory arrest, Hypoglycaemic arrest. The data has been analysed in a paper presently under preparation [Web Link] and the data of other hospitals was analysed in [Web Link]

Attribute Information:

Please read the cited papers

Relevant Papers:

[Web Link]
[Web Link]

Citation Request:

Reference the two mentioned papers. The newer one should be appearing on arXiv later this year.

Supported By:

 In Collaboration With:

About  ||  Citation Policy  ||  Donation Policy  ||  Contact  ||  CML