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NHS Atlas of Variation

September 2015

In revealing the extent of variation in clinical activity and outcomes, the indicators presented in this NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare for People with Respiratory Disease underline the substantial scope clinicians and commissioners have to improve outcomes by ensuring that all patients receive the quality of care that is delivered in the best-performing localities.


Problems of the respiratory system (pages 80 to 90)

Map 19:

Rate of sleep studies undertaken per weighted population by CCG
Adjusted for age, sex and “need”, 2013/14

Map 20:

Rate of successful smoking quitters at 4 weeks per population of smokers aged 16 years and over by upper-tier local authority, 2013/14

Map 21:

Percentage of patients with COPD who had influenza immunisation in the preceding 1 September to 31 March by CCG (QOF COPD006 with exception-reported patients included), 2013/14

Map 22:

Rate of COPD emergency admissions to hospital per population by CCG
Directly standardised rate, adjusted for age and sex, 2012/13

Map 23:

Rate of asthma emergency admissions to hospital in people aged 19 years and over by CCG
Directly standardised rate, adjusted for age and sex, 2012/13

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