Infographic - suicide by middle aged men

Friday, 14 May, 2021

Stats - National Confidential Inquiry into suicide and mental health safety

National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH)

Friday, 14 May, 2021


Patient and general population data 2008-2018, and NCISH COVID-19 related work.

The NCISH database includes a national case series of suicide by patients under the care of mental health services over more than 20 years. The current suicide database stands at over 144,000 deaths by suicide in the general population, including over 36,000 patients. This internationally unique database allows NCISH to make recommendations for clinical practice and policy that will improve safety locally, nationally and internationally - read the report

Children and young people asthma clinical and organisational audits 2019/20

Friday, 14 May, 2021

The National Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Audit Programme (NACAP) is commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) as part of the National Clinical Audit Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP).

The children and young people (CYP) asthma audit, a component of the National Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Audit Programme (NACAP), launched in June 2019.  It comprises two parts: a continuous clinical audit of CYP admitted to hospital with asthma attacks in England, Scotland (until 13 March 2020) and Wales, and a snapshot organisational audit of the structure and resourcing of CYP services. 

National Audit of Inpatient Falls (NAIF) Interim Annual Report Spring 2020

Friday, 14 May, 2021

Falls are the most common incident affecting hospital inpatients, and one of their most serious consequences is a hip fracture.

This report covers 2020 England and Wales facilities audit data and is supported by National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) clinical audit data from 1 January to 31 December 2019.

National Vascular Registry (NVR) short report on COVID-19 March 2021 Update

Friday, 14 May, 2021

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the provision of vascular surgery in the UK National Health Service.

This short report on COVID-19 is an update following the report published by NVR in November 2020. It presents results on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on provision of NHS vascular care in the UK, and its potential impact on short-term surgical outcomes. 

In this short report, we present preliminary results on the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the provision of NHS vascular care in the UK and its potential impact on short-term surgical outcomes. The analysis covered: (a) patients who had a repair procedure for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA); (b) patients who had carotid endarterectomy, and (c) patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who had either lower limb revascularisation (endovascular / bypass surgery) or major amputation.

National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA) 2021

Friday, 14 May, 2021

NHS Maternity Care for Women with a Body Mass Index of 30 kg/m2 or Above Births between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2017 in England, Wales and Scotland.

This report focuses on the maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnant women with body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above who gave birth between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2017, compared with those of women with BMI in the range 18.5–24.9. Women with BMI of 30 or above have a higher risk of complications antenatally, intrapartum and postnatally than women with a BMI in the healthy range. Nevertheless, approximately one-third of these women have a pregnancy and birth without complication.