Data areas

Select from this list for full details of the data sets available, who can access them and how the information can be used.

CCG Prescribing

Quarterly Prescribing data on the number and cost of prescriptions issued and dispensed, by Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Published data, available to all



Dental Activity Data

Quarterly data, collected by the Health and Social Care Information Centre , on courses of treatments and number of patients seen.

Published data, available in iView to NHS and Department of Health staff.


Estates and Facilities Data

Annual data from the Estates Returns Information Collection on various estates-related indicators.

Unpublished data, available in iView to NHS and Department of Health staff.


National Bowel Cancer Audit

Quarterly data from the National Bowel Cancer Audit on procedures and patient registrations, anonymised and aggregated.

Unpublished data, available in iView to NHS and Department of Health staff.


NHS Diagnostic Imaging Data

Monthly data collected by the HSCIC on diagnostic imaging tests extracted from Radiology Information Systems and submitted on a rolling three month basis.

Published data, available in iView to the DID user community and Department of Health Staff.


PCT Prescribing

Quarterly Prescribing data on the number and cost of prescriptions issued and dispensed, by Primary Care Trust.

Published data, available to all.


Population statistics and demographics

Population statistics and demographics data.

Published data, available by invitation to NHS and Department of Health staff.


Social Care (NASCIS)

The National Adult Social Care Intelligence Service (NASCIS) is a single national resource of timely, relevant and useful information for social care services across England. The tool is similar to iView.

Published data, available to all.


Workforce Annual Census Data

iView Workforce Annual Census contains data on the numbers of staff in the NHS collected for the annual workforce census on GPs, General Practice staff as well as Hospital and Community Medical & Dental and Non-Medical staff. iView data is in greater detail than the standard published tables.

Published data, available in iView to NHS and Department of Health staff.


Workforce General Practitioners Quarterly Data

Quarterly data, from the Exeter system and CEN1 return of GPs not on Exeter, on the numbers of GPs in the NHS

Unpublished data, available in iView to NHS workforce planners.


Workforce Monthly Data

Monthly workforce data from ESR on staff-in-post, staff turnover, average staff earnings and sickness absence for NHS organisations in England and Wales.

Unpublished data, available by invitation to NHS and Department of Health staff.


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