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NHS Outcomes Framework Indicators - May 2014 Release

Open data, Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Local Authorities, Regions

Summary

The NHS Outcomes Framework indicators form part of the NHS Outcomes Framework. These indicators have been designed to provide national-level accountability for the outcomes the NHS delivers and drive transparency, quality improvement and outcome measurement throughout the NHS. They do not set out how these outcomes should be delivered; it is for NHS England to determine how best to deliver improvements.

Key Facts

** Note (20/08/2014): The national figures for the "Condition" breakdown for the following four indicators in this publication previously contained errors:

  • 2.3.i Unplanned hospitalisation for chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions
  • 2.3.ii Unplanned hospitalisation for asthma, diabetes and epilepsy in under 19s
  • 3a Emergency admissions for acute conditions that should not usually require hospital admission
  • 3.2 Emergency admissions for children with lower respiratory tract infections

These errors affected the annual standardised ratio, confidence intervals and expected figures, however, the indicator values were not affected.

These figures have been corrected within the data files as of 20th August 2014.

The May 2014 release sees the publication of new data points for the following indicators:

  • 1.4.ii Five year survival from all cancers
  • 1.4.iv Five year survival from breast, lung and colorectal cancer
  • 1.5 Excess under 75 mortality rate in adults with serious mental illness
  • 1.6.i Infant Mortality
  • 1.6.ii Neonatal mortality and stillbirths
  • 2.2 Employment of people with long-term conditions
  • 2.5 Employment of people with mental illness
  • 4b Patient experience of hospital care
  • 4.2 Responsiveness to inpatients' personal needs
  • 5a Patient safety incidents reported
  • 5b Safety incidents involving severe harm or death
  • 5.4 Incidence of medication errors causing serious harm

Further, new breakdowns for previously published time periods have been added for the following indicators:

  • 1a Potential years of life lost (PYLL) from causes considered amenable to healthcare
  • 1a.i Potential years of life lost (PYLL) from causes considered amenable to healthcare - adults
  • 2.3.i Unplanned hospitalisation for chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions
  • 2.3.ii Unplanned hospitalisation for asthma, diabetes and epilepsy in under 19s
  • 3a Emergency admissions for acute conditions that should not usually require hospital admission
  • 3.2 Emergency admissions for children with lower respiratory tract infections

Finally, changes have been made to the data presentation of the following indicators to make these consistent with all other indicators within the NHS Outcomes Framework:

  • 3.1 Patient reported outcomes measures for elective procedures (PROMs)
  • 3.6.i Proportion of older people (65 and over) who were still at home 91 days after discharge from hospital into reablement/rehabilitation services
  • 3.6.ii Proportion of older people (65 and over) who were offered rehabilitation following discharge from acute or community hospital

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.

Resources

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Last edited: 27 March 2019 11:06 am