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Statistical press notice: Integrated Performance Measures Return – quarterly update

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IPMR statistics were released today by the Department of Health: Diabetes Delayed Discharges Access to Midwifery Stroke/Transient …

IPMR statistics were released today by the Department of Health:

  • Diabetes
  • Delayed Discharges
  • Access to Midwifery
  • Stroke/Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • NHS Health Checks

For the quarter ending 31 March 2012

The main findings for Q4 2011/12 were:

Diabetes

  • 99.0% of patients with diabetes were offered screening for diabetic retinopathy during the previous 12 months

Delayed Transfers of Care (DToC)

  • There were on average 2,423 acute patients with a delayed transfer of care per day.  There were, on average a further 1,724 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 162,806 compared to the 188,063 women who were seen by a maternity healthcare professional at any time within this quarter.
  • 94.7% of women who gave birth in Q4 2011-12 against those in Q2 2011-12 saw a maternity health professional within the first 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity.

Stroke - Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

  • Nationally 81.7% of patients admitted with a stroke spent 90% of their time on a stroke unit.
  • For TIA nationally 71.2% 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 in 2011/12 was 2,202,000, with NHS Health Checks being received by 1,137,000 people

Full data on integrated performance measures return can be found on the DH website.

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