Data tools and services

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

Together with our systems and services, these tools help health and care professionals maintain and manage the information they need.

  1. Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF)

    The Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF) measures how well care and support services achieve the outcomes that matter most to people. The measures are grouped into four domains which are typically reviewed in terms of movement over time. Data is provided at council, regional and national level.

  2. Lists and registers

    See links to our lists and registers of information, including registers of approved data releases.

  3. Utilisation Reports

    We combine progress reports from Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) who are deploying our national systems, to create a single report.

  4. iView and iViewPlus

    Making data more easily accessible to a wider range of data users than ever before. Access and extract information to meet your own needs - make selections, view comparisons, create tables and generate graphs.

  5. Vital Statistics Tables

    We hold raw data sets of vital statistics data, on behalf of the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Find out what data we can extract, and who can apply to use it.

  6. ODS portal

    The ODS Portal provides a quick and easy search facility for organisation details.

  7. Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) online database

    We have developed an online database to find the results the results of your local GP practice and to report the latest annual QOF points. You can also use the database to compare your local GP practice with other GP practices locally, or across England.

  8. National Adult Social Care Intelligence Service (NASCIS)

    The National Adult Social Care Intelligence Service (NASCIS) is a single national resource of social care information for England. It has a collection of data, tools and resources designed to meet the needs of service planners, managers, researchers and policy makers and others.

  9. Primary Care Mortality Database

    The Primary Care Mortality Database (PCMD) holds mortality data as provided at the time of registration of the death along with additional GP details, geographical indexing and coroner details where applicable.

  10. General Practice Data Hub

    The General Practice Data Hub is a collection of interactive dashboards covering General Practices in England. This data is published under the open data licence.

  11. Deployment and utilisation progress data

    We're responsible for recording data related to the deployment of systems and services across health and social care systems in England. On this page you'll find links to management information dashboards containing this data.

  1. NHS Safety Thermometer

    The safety thermometer is a measurement tool for improvement in health care, which focuses on the most common harms to patients.

  2. Clinical Audit Platform

    The Clinical Audit Platform is a web based system for health and care staff submitting data across our range of clinical audits and registries.

  3. Secure Electronic File Transfer (SEFT)

    Secure Electronic File Transfer (SEFT) allows an NHS Digital Business Team to transfer data to and from any external organisation electronically and securely.

  1. Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF)

    The Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF) measures how well care and support services achieve the outcomes that matter most to people. The measures are grouped into four domains which are typically reviewed in terms of movement over time. Data is provided at council, regional and national level.

  2. Public health

    The choices people make can have a lasting impact on their health. Improving patient care isn't just about treating people's individual diseases, it also means changing and preventing harmful behaviours which can improve and even save people's lives.

  3. Geographical Resources

    Find out about our geographical resources, including the Geographical Boundaries Service.

  4. Mental health

    In 2013-14 over 1.7 million adults accessed NHS services for severe or enduring mental health problems.

  5. Diagnostic Imaging Data Set

    We collect information about the imaging tests and scans carried out on NHS patients such as x-rays, MRI scans or ultrasound.

  6. Demographics

    The Personal Demographics Service (PDS) is a national authoritative source of patient demographics data for the whole of the NHS.

  7. Adoption Registration Service

    This service can check for a record of a Civil Death Registration in England, Wales and the Isle of Man on behalf of adoptees and birth relatives to establish if an adoptee or birth relative is recorded as having died. You can also use this service to forward information about hereditary medical conditions to an adoptee's or birth relative's GP.

  8. Mental Health Data Hub

    The Mental Health Data Hub is a collection of interactive dashboards and useful links covering mental health data in England.

  9. Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs)

    PPROMs measure health gain in patients undergoing hip replacement, knee replacement and up to September 2017, varicose vein and groin hernia surgery in England, based on responses to questionnaires before and after surgery.

  10. Hospital Episode Statistics (HES)

    HES is a data warehouse containing details of all admissions, outpatient appointments and A and E attendances at NHS hospitals in England.

  11. Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) online database

    We have developed an online database to find the results the results of your local GP practice and to report the latest annual QOF points. You can also use the database to compare your local GP practice with other GP practices locally, or across England.

  12. Data quality

    The DQMI is a quarterly publication about data quality in the NHS, which provides data submitters with timely and transparent information.

  13. Surveys

    Find out about our surveys, along with any reports and key findings from previous surveys.

  14. Organisation Data Service

    The service is responsible for publishing codes that identify organisations and individuals across health and social care.

  15. Supporting open data and transparency

    Open data is data that can be used and shared by anyone, for any purpose. We make this data publicly available to improve transparency in health and care.

  16. Secondary Uses Service (SUS)

    Our service allows Commissioners and Providers to use data for secondary uses such as planning, commissioning and calculating payments.

  17. Innovative Uses of Data

    This service will support the planning, delivery and evaluation of health and social care. By creating tools and analytics that harness data science techniques, we can offer new insights that are easily accessed and understood.

  18. National Adult Social Care Intelligence Service (NASCIS)

    The National Adult Social Care Intelligence Service (NASCIS) is a single national resource of social care information for England. It has a collection of data, tools and resources designed to meet the needs of service planners, managers, researchers and policy makers and others.

  19. General Practice Data Hub

    The General Practice Data Hub is a collection of interactive dashboards covering General Practices in England. This data is published under the open data licence.

  1. Adult Dental Health Survey

    The Adult Dental Health Survey collects information about the condition of adults' teeth and dental hygiene. It investigates dental experiences, knowledge of and attitudes towards dental care and oral hygiene.

  2. Children's Dental Health Survey

    This survey collects information about the condition of children's teeth, dental hygiene, oral health attitudes and behaviours and dental care received.

  3. Health Surveys Service

    We have the expertise and experience of running complex health surveys for other organisations, both local and national.