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.
The May 2018 release provides new data for the following indicators:
1c Neonatal mortality and stillbirths
1.6.i Infant mortality
1.6.ii Five-year survival from all cancers in children
2.2 Employment of people with long-term conditions
2.5.i Employment of people with mental illness
5.1 Deaths from venous thromboembolism (VTE) related events
5.6 Patient safety incidents
The following indicators have been updated with new deprivation decile level data and slope index data only:
1b Life expectancy at age 75
For the first time an interactive data visualisation is published, available via the resource link below.
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 data.gov.uk 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 data.gov.uk website using the link in the resources section below.