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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 Access to Midwifery Stroke/Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA…

IPMR statistics were released today by the Department of Health:

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

for the quarter ending 30 June 2012

The main findings were:

Diabetes
• 98.5% 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 152,445 compared to the 175,354 women who were seen by a maternity healthcare professional at any time within this quarter.
• 92.7% of women who gave birth in Q1 2012-13 against those in Q3 2011-12 saw a maternity health professional within the first 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity.

Stroke - Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
• Nationally 84.3% of patients admitted with a stroke spent 90% of their time on a stroke unit.
• For TIA nationally 70.8% 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 Q1 was 587,497 with NHS Health Checks being received by 282,882 people

For more information on Integrated Performance Measures Monitoring on the DH website.

Notes for editors:

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