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Data and information

NHS Digital has responsibility for collecting and publishing data and information from across the health and social care system in England. Our standards are used to ensure data is handled securely and efficiently.

Our information is used for research, planning and improving services.

Data and information

Find data and publications

NHS Digital collects, safeguards and analyses health care data and information to support better outcomes and world-leading research.

Submit data

We help healthcare professionals submit data and offer guidance for using our data collection systems.


NHS Digital publishes over a thousand indicators covering quality through to population health and outcomes of treatments.

Clinical audits and registries

The results mean care can be assessed against agreed clinical standards and used to improve patient outcomes and to support a variety of other initiatives.

Data tools and services

Our data tools allow you to access, review, monitor and extract data for analysis and reporting.

Information security and standards

We offer guidance and support for standards that allow organisations to handle health and care data safely and securely.

Publications Calendar April 2017 - March 2018

This calendar contains the official statistical publications NHS Digital produces about health and care in England. Official statistics are those published by government agencies and other public bodies. Official statistics planned for the next 12 months are listed in our publications calendar

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act gives you the right to obtain information held by public authorities unless there are good reasons to keep it confidential.

Find out how to request information

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