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NHS Continuing Healthcare Activity Statistics for England, Quarter 2 2016-17 Report, Experimental Statistics

13:13 June 22, 2017 - 09:30 January 17, 2017
Publication date: January 17, 2017
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Summary

NHS Continuing Healthcare Activity Statistics for England, Quarter 2 2016-17 Report, Experimental Statistics

From Quarter 3 2016-17 onwards, NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) data will no longer be collected by NHS Digital. Instead, NHS Digital will publish the NHS CHC data collected by NHS England. The following changes will be made to the NHS Digital NHS CHC activity statistics publication:

The number of fast-track applications will be included

The written report will be reformatted as a one-page document, with accompanying technical information in a separate annex

No amendments to previous quarters’ data will be made

Population figures as at the end of the reporting period will be used, instead of population figures as at the start of the reporting period

Key facts

Data for the second quarter of 2016-17 are the fourteenth to be collected under the new NHS structural arrangements.

As at 30 September 2016:

  • 60,274 patients were eligible for NHS CHC. This equates to 65.7 patients per 50,000 population aged 18 and over
  • There has been a 0.6 per cent increase in the number of patients eligible at the end of the second quarter of 2016-17 compared with the end of the first quarter of 2016-17, and a 4.0 per cent decrease when compared with the second quarter in 2015-16
  • 25,613 patients were newly eligible for NHS CHC in quarter 2, equating to 27.9 patients per 50,000 population aged 18 and over
  • The number of newly eligible patients increased by 1.3 per cent from the first quarter of 2016-17 to the second quarter of 2016-17. There has been a 1.4 per cent increase in the number of newly eligible patients as compared with the second quarter of 2015-16

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Coverage

Date Range: July 01, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Geographical coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Country
Regions
Clinical Commissioning Groups
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