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Methodological changes

This page informs you of changes to the methodology used in our publications.

Audits and performance

Ambulance services

Methodological changes Publication

Ambulance Services, England, 2010-11
Published: 23 June 2011

Ambulance Services, England

Ambulance Services, England, 2011-12
Published: 20 June 2012


 

Data on written complaints

Methodological changes

Publication

Data on written complaints in the NHS, 2011-12
Published: 29 August 2012

Data on written complaints in the NHS

National diabetes audit

Methodological changes

Publication

National Diabetes Audit: Report Care Processes and Treatment Targets
Published: 2 October 2014

National Diabetes Audit

National Diabetes Audit: Complications
Published: 29 January 2015

 

NHS Safety Thermometer

Methodological changes

Publication

NHS ST classification as management information
Published: 17 March 2017

NHS Safety Thermometer Report

Health and lifestyles

Health Survey for England 

Methodological changes Publication

Health Survey for England: Trend tables - 2010
Published: 15 December 2011

Health Survey for England

Health Survey for England: Respiratory health - 2010
Published: 15 December 2011

 

Health Survey for England: Trend Tables - 2011
Published: 20 December 2012

 

Health Survey for England 2013
Published:18 December 2013

 

National Child Measurement Programme 

 

Methodological changes Publication

NHS Contraceptive Services, England, 2010-11
Published: 1 December 2011

NHS Contraceptive Services - England

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, England, 2014-15
Published (as Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, England): 14 October 2015

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, England

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, England, 2019-20
Published (as Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, England): 13 October 2020

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, England

   

NHS immunisation statistics

Methodological changes Publication

NHS Immunisation Statistics, England, 2010-2011
Published: 28 September 2011

Childhood Vaccination Coverage Statistics

NHS Immunisation Statistics, England, 2012-2013
Published: 26 September 2013

 

NHS Immunisation Statistics, England, 2013-14
Published: 25 September 2014

 

Statistics on alcohol

Methodological changes Publication

Statistics on alcohol, England, 2012
Published: 31 May 2012


Statistics on Alcohol: England

Statistics on alcohol, England, 2014
Published: 29 May 2014

 

Statistics on alcohol, England - 2016
Published: 30 June 2016

 

Statistics on drug misuse

Statistics on NHS stop smoking services

Statistics on smoking

Methodological changes

Publication

Statistics on Smoking: England, 2011
Published: 16 August 2011

Statistics on Smoking - England

Statistics on Smoking: England, 2014
Published: 8 October 2014

 

Statistics on Smoking
Published: 18 June 2018

 

Statistics on women's smoking status at time of delivery

Statistics on smoking, drinking and drug use among young people

Statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet, England


Hospital care

Hospital Episode Statistics data changes in 2021

Hospital Episode Statistics and Emergency Care data set

 

Provisional Accident and Emergency Quality Indicators - England, by provider and Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatients and Accident and Emergency data

Methodological changes Publication

Methodological Changes, 2017
Published: 14 December 2017

Hospital Episode Statistics

 

Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatients and Accident and Emergency Data

Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs)


Indicators

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Indicators

Compendium of population health indicators

NHS Outcomes Framework

Accident and Emergency

Seven-day services

Summary Hospital-Level Mortality Indicator (SHMI)

Methodological changes Publication

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, April 2010 - March 2011 PDF
Published: 27 October 2011

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, July 2010 - June 2011, Experimental Statistics PD
Published: 25 January 2012

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, October 2010 - September 2011, Experimental Statistics PDF
Published: 24 April 2012

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, January 2011 - December 2011, Experimental Statistics PDF
Published: 25 July 2012

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, April 2011 - March 2012, Experimental Statistics PDF, Methodological Change
Published: 23 October 2012

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, July 2011 - June 2012, Experimental Statistics, Methodological Change PDF
Published: 24 January 2013

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, October 2012 - September 2013, Experimental Statistics PDF
Published: 30 April 2014

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, April 2013 - March 2014 PDF
Published: 23 October 2014

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England, January 2014 - December 2014 PDF 
Published: 29 July 2015

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

SHMI - methodological changes, May 2019 publication v1.0.pdf
Published: 29 April 2019

SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England
SHMI - methodological changes, March 2020 publication.pdf
Published: 26 February 2020
SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England
SHMI - methodological changes, July 2020 publication.pdf
Published: 22 May 2020
SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England
SHMI - methodological changes, March 2021 publication
Published: 19 February 2021
SHMI - Deaths associated with hospitalisation, England

Mental health

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

Methodological changes Publication 

IAPT monthly reports 2021 MCN impact

published 13 May 2021

IAPT monthly reports 

IAPT monthly reports 2021

published 11January 2021

IAPT monthly reports 2021

IAPT monthly and annual reports 2019 

published 12 September 2019 

IAPT monthly and annual reports 2019 

IAPT monthly and annual reports 2019

published 21 February 2019
IAPT monthly and annual reports 2019 

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies, Key Performance Indicators (IAPT KPIs) PDF 
Published: 11 September 2012

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies, Key Performance Indicators (IAPT KPIs)

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Reports 2014 
Published: 21 November 2014

Psychological Therapies, Report on the use of IAPT services

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Reports 2015
Published: 21 April 2015

Psychological Therapies, Report on the use of IAPT services

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Monthly Reports 2016
Published: 26 July 2016

Psychological Therapies, Report on the use of IAPT services

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Monthly Reports 2017
Published: 25 April 2017

Psychological Therapies, Report on the use of IAPT services

IAPT Monthly and Annual Reports 2018, published 26 February 2018

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly and annual reports

IAPT Monthly and Annual Reports 2018, published 13 September 2018

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly and annual reports

Methodological Change Notice - IAPT February 2019
Published: 04 March 2019

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly and annual reports

Mental Health Act

Mental Health Minimum Dataset

Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Statistics

Methodological changes

Publication

Monthly MHLDS Reports
Published: 20 January 2016

Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Statistics

 

Mental Health Service Monthly Statistics


Patient environment

Patient Led Assessments of the Care Environment - PLACE, England 2014


Prescribing

Methodological changes Publication

Prescriptions dispensed in the community
Published: 30 July 2013

Prescriptions Dispensed in the Community

CCG Prescribing Data PDF
Published: 04 September 2013

CCG Prescribing Data

Use of NICE-appraised Medicines in the NHS in England - 2016

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England, Innovation Scorecard

Use of NICE-appraised Medicines in the NHS in England - 2012, Experimental Statistics
Published: 21 January 2014

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard)

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard), published 5 March 2014

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard)

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard), published 25 September 2014

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England, Innovation Scorecard

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard), published 20 January 2015

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England, Innovation Scorecard

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard) Methodological Change
Published: 19 May 2015

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England, Innovation Scorecard

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard), published 1 October 2015

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England, Innovation Scorecard

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard), published 12 October 2016

NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England, Innovation Scorecard


Primary care

NHS Continuing Healthcare

General Ophthalmic Services

Recorded Dementia Diagnoses

Methodological changes

Publication

Recorded Dementia Diagnoses PDF 
Published: 13 April 2017

Recorded Dementia Diagnoses


Screening

Breast Screening Programme

Methodological changes

Publication

Breast Screening Programme, England, Statistics for 2012-13
Published: 27 February 2014

Breast Screening Programme

Cervical Screening Programme

Methodological changes

Publication

Cervical screening programme, England, 2010-11
Published: 24 November 2011

Cervical Screening Programme

Cervical screening programme, England, 2012-13
Published: 24 October 2013

 

Cervical screening programme, England, 2013-14 
Published: 25 November 2014

 


Social care

Adult Social Care Survey

Community Care Statistics

National Indicator Set

Personal Social Services

Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People


Workforce

Dental Earnings and Expenses

 

 

Dentists' Working Patterns, Motivation and Morale

General Ophthalmic Services: Workforce Statistics for England and Wales

General and Personal Medical Services, England

GP Earnings and Expenses

Methodological changes Publication

GP Earnings and Expenses - 2009/10 pdf
Published: 09 November 2011

GP Earnings and Expenses

GP Earnings and Expenses - 2010/11 pdf
Published: 26 September 2012

 

GP Earnings and Expenses 2011/12
Published: 25 September 2013

 

GP Earnings and Expenses Estimates 2016/17 pdf
Published: 30 August 2018 

 

Investment in General Practice

NHS Payments to General Practice, England

Methodological changes Publication

NHS Payments to General Practice, England 2018-19
Published: 19 September 2019

NHS Payments to General Practice    

NHS Workforce Statistics

Last edited: 13 May 2021 11:56 am