Prescribing data, metrics or supporting resources

Prescribing data, metrics or supporting resources

At this point, the following metrics have been identified to support this topic.

Several respiratory metrics related to this key therapeutic topic are included in the NHS England medicines optimisation dashboard, which brings together a range of medicines-related metrics from across sectors. These include:

  • Asthma (AST003) % achieving upper threshold or above, which is the percentage of practices in a clinical commissioning group (CCG) that achieve upper threshold or above (70% or more, inclusive of exceptions) for quality and outcomes framework (QOF) indicator AST003.

  • Asthma (AST003) % underlying achievement, which is the percentage underlying achievement at CCG level for QOF indicator AST003, inclusive of exceptions.

  • Emergency asthma admissions, which is the number of emergency attendances for asthma per 100¬†patients on the practice asthma disease register.