Press release

Statistical press notice: Integrated Performance Measures Return – quarterly update

IPMR statistics were released today by the Department of Health:

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



Access to Midwifery

Stroke/Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

NHS Health Checks

for the quarter ending 31st December 2012

The main findings were:


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

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 155,559 compared to the 177,816 women who were seen by a maternity healthcare professional at any time within this quarter.
  • Of the women who gave birth in Q3 2012-13, 91.6% had seen a maternity health professional within the first 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity, based on the corresponding data from Q1 2012-13.

Stroke - Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

  • Nationally 85.0% of patients admitted with a stroke spent 90% of their time on a stroke unit.
  • For TIA nationally 75.9% 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 April - December was 1,827,417 with NHS Health Checks being received by 884,893 people.


Notes for editors:

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

Additional Information

To contact the Media Centre, please refer to the Department of Health’s website for the relevant contact details:

The Government Statistical Service (GSS) statistician responsible for producing these data is:

Emma Noble

Knowledge and Intelligence

Department of Health

Room 8E10, Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UE


Published 13 February 2013