The NHS Combined Performance Summary is a monthly release of data on key performance metrics for the NHS. Here we pull out some of the most important aspects relating to quality. This is a quick response to the latest data (for October 2016); for more in-depth analysis of the data over time, review our interactive indicators.
This month's new data is released as we publish our latest annual statement, which looks at a wide range of indicators through different areas of healthcare. Among its findings are worrying increases in waiting times - an observation borne out by the new data issued today. Read our annual statement here.