25/04/2017 - corrections to the terminology used in this release have been made. On this page, wording referring to Fast Track has been corrected, and in the written report the term 'individuals' has replaced the incorrectly used term 'patients'. The data contained in this release are unaffected.
From Quarter 3 2016-17 onwards, NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) data are no longer collected by NHS Digital. Instead, NHS Digital publish the NHS CHC data collected by NHS England. The following changes have been made to the NHS Digital NHS CHC activity statistics publication:
- The number of individuals eligible for Fast Track is included
- The written report has been reformatted as a one-page document, with accompanying supporting and technical information in a separate annex
- No amendments to previous quarters' data are made
- Population figures as at the end of the reporting period are used, instead of population figures as at the start of the reporting period