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NHS Outcomes Framework Indicators - August 2019 Release

National statistics, Open data, Experimental statistics
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01 Jan 1990 to 31 Mar 2019


The NHS Outcomes Framework (NHS OF) is a set of indicators developed by the Department of Health and Social Care to monitor the health outcomes of adults and children in England. The framework provides an overview of how the NHS is performing. This report provides information about the indicators updated in this release.

Key Facts

The August 2019 release provides new data for the following indicators:

1c        Neonatal mortality and stillbirths

1.6.i     Infant mortality

2.2       Employment of people with long-term conditions

2.5.i     Employment of people with mental illness

3.5.ii    Hip fracture: Proportion of patients recovering to their previous levels of mobility / walking ability at 120 days

4b        Patient experience of hospital care

4.2       Responsiveness to inpatients' personal needs

The following indicators have been signposted to a publication which will cover a new data period.

5.2.i     Incidence of healthcare-associated infection - MRSA

5.2.ii    Incidence of healthcare-associated infection - C.difficile

The latest Excel and CSV data files, indicator specifications and data quality statements for the above indicators are available from the zip files in the resources section below. Please note that these data files will not be updated when new data for these indicators are released.  

The latest Excel and CSV data files, indicator specifications and data quality statements for all indicators are available from the most recent NHS Outcomes Framework publication. A link is provided in the resources section below. 

The government's open data policy is about making data easy to find, easy to use and free to access. The website supports this policy by bringing datasets from government departments and public sector bodies together in one place. You can explore NHS Outcomes Framework indicator data on the website using the link in the resources section below.


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Last edited: 25 September 2019 2:18 pm