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Healthcare professionals can use the VIA tool to explore the variation in inpatient activity (bed days in hospital, emergency re-admissions and day case admissions) for patients with diabetes compared to those without. This can help with planning and commissioning local services.
Guidance for users is included in the tool.
The briefing gives an overview of the tool and presents data from 2014 to 2015 up to 2017 to 2018, showing how inpatient activity for patients with diabetes varies between clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), and how it has changed over time.