These profiles are designed to support GPs, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)
and PCTs to ensure that they are providing and commissioning effective and appropriate
healthcare services for their local population.
Using a variety of graphical displays such as spine charts and population pyramids,
the tool presents a range of practice-level indicators drawn from the latest available
- local demography;
- Quality and Outcomes Framework domains;
- disease prevalence estimates;
- admission rates; and
- patient satisfaction.
In addition to viewing individual practice profiles, you can view summary profiles
for CCGs. Each practice can be compared with the PCT, CCG and England, and also
with the practice deprivation decile and ‘peer group’ (for explanation see the Supporting
The profiles do not provide an exhaustive list of primary care indicators, but they
do allow a consistent approach to comparing and benchmarking across England. More
indicators will be incorporated as the tool is developed further.
For more information consult the User guide and FAQs in the Supporting documents. When you have looked at the profiles
please complete the User
Survey linked from top right.
DATA UPDATED DEC 2012