Press release

Statistical press notice: Integrated Performance Measures Return – quarterly update to 30 June 2011

IPMR statistics for diabetes, delayed discharges, access to midwifery and stroke were released today by the Department of Health today.

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)

for the quarter ending 30 June 2011

The main findings for Q1 2011/12 were:


  • 97.6% of patients with diabetes were offered screening for diabetic retinopathy during the previous 12 months

Delayed Transfers of Care (DToC)

  • In Q1 of 2011-12 there were on average 2,241 acute patients with a delayed transfer of care per day.  There were, on average a further 1,726 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 152,549 compared to the 179,335 women who were seen by a maternity healthcare professional at any time within this quarter.
  • This equates to 93.0% of women who gave birth in Q1 2011-12 against those in Q3 2010-11 saw a maternity health professional within the first 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity.

Stroke - Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)

  • Nationally 78.1% of patients admitted with a stroke spent 90% of their time on a stroke unit.
  • For TIA nationally 69.0% of those patients with a higher risk of stroke presenting in an outpatient setting were treated within 24 hours.

Health checks

  • The number of NHS Health Checks offered during the quarter was 435,000, with NHS Health Checks being received by 209,000 people


Notes to Editors:

  1. This data is collected in support of indicators listed within the NHS Operating Framework
  2. A link to the Department of Health’s vital signs monitoring statistics front page
Published 17 August 2011