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Cancer survival rates

Indicator 29/06/2022

We explore how cancer survival varies by cancer type and how it compares across countries.

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Potentially preventable emergency admissions

Indicator 29/06/2022

We use Hospital Episode Statistics data to look at potentially preventable emergency admissions to hospital.

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Cancer screening

Indicator 29/06/2022

We look at breast, cervical and bowel screening data to examine whether coverage has changed over time.

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Cancer mortality rates

Indicator 29/06/2022

This indicator looks at breast, cervical and colorectal cancer mortality as indicators of the quality of cancer services.

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Hospital bed occupancy

Indicator 29/06/2022

We analyse how NHS hospital bed occupancy has changed over time.

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Remote GP consultations here to stay but are not a fix for all ills, think tank warns

Press release 29/06/2022

Telephone, online and video GP services can be convenient for patients and help to monitor certain diseases, but they can risk missing vital diagnoses, worsen health inequalities and increase GP workload.

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Was the NHS overwhelmed last winter?

Report 28/06/2022Dr Elizabeth Fisher | Sarah Scobie

Throughout the pandemic, politicians and other policymakers have emphasised the need to protect the NHS from collapse or overwhelm: even before Covid-19, the health service struggled to stay above water given worsening capacity, staffing and demand issues, especially during the colder months. So wha...

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What is Scotland’s new National Care Service?

Explainer 24/06/2022

The Scottish government this week published landmark legislation to support its vision of social care reform. It will see a new national body, the National Care Service, being formed to set standards and commissioning priorities for delivery by newly established local care boards. In this explainer...

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