Despite some of the lowest air quality and highest levels of urbanisation in the country, London consistently remains below the national average for diagnosis of Asthma and COPD. Inaccurate diagnosis and poor care management practice can result in patients being given the wrong treatment and/or being placed on the wrong treatment pathway.
The new Pan-London Respiratory Dashboard has been developed by Imperial College Health Partners with support from North West London ICS, Telstra Health UK, and clinical colleagues from London Clinical Respiratory Group and local PCNs, and is now available to primary care clinicians and respiratory clinical leads in London.
To date, primary care clinicians and respiratory leads have lacked access to easy-to-understand information to help them to improve in these areas. This Dashboard brings together Quality Outcome Framework (QOF), Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), and ePACT2 prescribing data together for the first time, enabling healthcare professionals and commissioners to track, monitor and compare key metrics including:
Please note: Access to the dashboard requires secure connection via an NHS HSCN connection. If you are an NHS professional, the link should work at your workplace but it may not work on your personal internet connection.