Press release

Statistical press notice: Integrated Performance Measures Return – quarterly update

Integrated Performance Measures Return (IPMR) statistics were released today by the Department of Health

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


IPMR statistics were released today by the Department of Health:


Delayed Discharges

Access to Midwifery

Stroke/Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

NHS Health Checks

for the quarter ending 30 September 2011

The main findings for Q2 2011/12 were:


  • 98.4% of patients with diabetes were offered screening for diabetic retinopathy during the previous 12 months

Delayed Transfers of Care (DToC)

  • There were on average 2,352 acute patients with a delayed transfer of care per day.  There were, on average a further 1,871 non-acute patients with a delayed transfer of care per day.

Access to Midwifery

  • The number of women who have seen a midwife or a maternity healthcare professional, for health and social care assessment of needs, risks and choices by 12 weeks and 6 days of pregnancy was 155,117 compared to the 181,276 women who were seen by a maternity healthcare professional at any time within this quarter.
  • This equates to 91.7% of women who gave birth in Q2 2011-12 against those in Q4 2010-11 saw a maternity health professional within the first 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity.

Stroke - Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

  • Nationally 81.8% of patients admitted with a stroke spent 90% of their time on a stroke unit.
  • For TIA nationally 70.6% of those patients with a higher risk of stroke presenting in an outpatient setting were treated within 24 hours.

NHS Health checks

  • The number of NHS Health Checks offered during Q1 and Q2 was 985,000, with NHS Health Checks being received by 483,000 people


Notes for editors:

  1. This data is collected in support of indicators listed within the NHS Operating Framework
Published 16 November 2011