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NHS Outcomes Framework Indicators - September 2013 ReleaseOpen data, Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 26 Sep 2013
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Country, Local Authorities, Regions, Strategic Health Authorities, Hospital Trusts, Government Office Regions, Primary Care Trusts, Care Trusts
The NHS Outcomes Framework indicators form part of the NHS Outcomes Framework, which provides national level accountability for the outcomes the NHS delivers and drives transparency, quality improvement and outcome measurement throughout the NHS.
This release sees the publication of four new indicators:
- 1a.i Potential years of life lost (PYLL) from causes considered amenable to healthcare - Adults
- 2 Health-related quality of life for people with long-term conditions
- 2.1 Proportion of people feeling supported to manage their condition
- 2.4 Health-related quality of life for carers
The release also sees the publication of new data points for the following indicators:
- 2.2 Employment of people with long-term conditions
- 2.5 Employment of people with mental illness
- 3.5.i Proportion of patients recovering to their previous levels of mobility/walking ability at 30 days
- 3.5.ii Proportion of patients recovering to their previous levels of mobility/walking ability at 120 days
- 3.6.i Proportion of older people (65 and over) who were still at home 91 days after discharge from hospital into reablement/rehabilitation service
- 3.6.ii Proportion offered rehabilitation following discharge from acute or community hospital
- 4a.i Patient experience of primary care - GP services
- 4a.ii Patient experience of primary care - GP Out of Hours services
- 4a.iii Patient experience of primary care - NHS Dental Services
- 4.4.i Access to GP services
- 4.4.ii Access to NHS dental services
- 4.6 Bereaved carers view on the quality of care in the last 3 months of life
- 5.2.i Incidence of healthcare related associated infection (HCAI) - MRSA
- 5.2.ii Incidence of healthcare related associated infection (HCAI) - C.difficile
- 5.6 Incidence of harm to children due to failure to monitor
Finally, new breakdowns for previously published time periods were added for the following indicators:
- 1.5 Excess under 75 mortality rate in adults with serious mental illness
- 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
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.
Indicator 1a.i, the Potential Years of Life Lost (PYLL) rate in England has been published for the first time specifically for adults. The adult PYLL rates for males and females were 2,157 and 1,700 per 100,000 population respectively in 2011. This compares to PYLL rates of 2,325 and 1,844 per 100,000 population for males and females of all ages in the same year.
Further, three new indicators in domain 2 concerned with health-related quality of life for people with long-term conditions and carers have been published for the first time. The average health status score for people aged 18 and over reporting that they have a long-term condition in 2012/13 was 0.73. This value has remained static compared to 2011/12. The proportion of people who said that they felt supported to manage their long-term condition in 2012/13 was 69.3 per cent. This figure is slightly lower compared to 69.6 per cent in 2011/12. The average health status score for individuals who reported that they were carers remained stable at around 0.8 in 2012/13 compared to the previous year.