Atlas of Variation

The NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare 2015 is a collaboration between NHS England, Public Health England and NHS Right Care, presenting data for over 100 indicators relating to healthcare interventions and disease.  The NHS Atlas highlights unwarranted variation in quality, cost, activity and health outcomes between local health economies, prompting action to improve quality and value.

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 focusses on indicators in the NHS Atlas that present data at CCG level, highlighting where the CCG's position is in the top or bottom 20% of CCG's nationally, and how the CCG compares to its 'statistical neighbours'.

The full NHS Atlas of Variation PDF (17 MB) presents mapped data for all of England, along with commentary, options for action and links to existing intiatives and resources.  The report also presents the full methodology and discusses how the NHS Atlas can be used in conjunction with Commissioning for Value packs and Spend and Outcome Tools.

For more details on the NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare, see: http://www.rightcare.nhs.uk/index.php/nhs-atlas/