The responsibility for publishing these statistics has transferred to the NHS Commissioning Board. From the 1st April 2013 these statistics will be found here: http://www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/statistics
Diagnostics waiting times and activity data is collected through 3 collections:
- The monthly diagnostics collection collects data on waiting times and activity for 15 key diagnostic tests and procedures. Data for this collection is available back to Jan-06.
- The quarterly diagnostics census collects data on patients waiting over 6 weeks for a diagnostic test. Data for this collection is available back to Feb-06.
- The annual diagnostics collection collects data on the number of imaging and radiological examinations or tests carried out during the year. Data for this collection is available back to 1995-96.
- The Diagnostic Imaging Dataset (DID) is a new central collection of detailed information about diagnostic imaging tests carried out on NHS patients, extracted from local Radiology Information Systems (RISs) and submitted monthly.
Monthly Diagnostics 2012-13
Monthly Diagnostics 2011-12
Monthly Diagnostics 2010-11
Monthly Diagnostics 2009-10
Monthly Diagnostics 2008-09
Previous Monthly Diagnostics Data
Diagnostics Census Data
Annual Diagnostics Data
More information on the Diagnostic Imaging Dataset can be found here.
Monthly Diagnostics Guidance
Diagnostics Census Guidance
Pre-Release Access List
You can obtain further details by contacting the Knowledge & Intelligence team at the following address:
Knowledge & Intelligence
NHS Finance,Performance & Operations
Department of Health
Leeds LS2 7UE