NHS population screening: reporting data definitions

An explanation of the key performance indicators (KPIs) for NHS population screening in England.

Applies to England


Population screening: index of KPIs

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These documents specify key performance indicators (KPIs) for the NHS population screening programmes in England and have an implementation date of 1 April 2020.

They include information on the purpose of KPIs and a KPI index.


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Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 17 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated KPI definitions documents.

  2. Added new HTML KPI definition document.

  3. Removal of html glossary attachment, which has been moved to:

  4. Added 'Screening KPI definitions: glossary of terms'.

  5. Uploading 2017 to 2018 KPI definitions document.

  6. PHE screening key performance indicators for 2016 to 2017 added.

  7. Removed 2014 to 15 performance indicators document

  8. First published.