Press release

Statistical press notice: Integrated Performance Measures Return – quarterly update

IPMR statistics were released today by the Department of Health for the quarter ending 31 December 2011

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 31 December 2011

The main findings for Q3 2011/12 were:

• 98.6% of patients with diabetes were offered screening for diabetic retinopathy during the previous 12 months

Delayed Transfers of Care (DToC)
• There were on average 2,232 acute patients with a delayed transfer of care per day.  There were, on average a further 1,706 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 152,730 compared to the 175,755 women who were seen by a maternity healthcare professional at any time within this quarter.
• This equates to 91.2% of women who gave birth in Q3 2011-12 against those in Q1 2011-12 saw a maternity health professional within the first 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity.

Stroke - Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
• Nationally 83.0% of patients admitted with a stroke spent 90% of their time on a stroke unit.
• For TIA nationally 70.9% 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 between April and December was 1,514,000, with NHS Health Checks being received by 759,000 people

Further information is available on the Department of Health website.

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

Published 15 February 2012