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Physical activity: for NHS staff, patients and carers [QS84]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 1

Adults having their NHS Health Check are given brief advice about how to be more physically active.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of adults meeting the recommendations in the UK physical activity guidelines.
What was measured: Public Health Outcomes Framework indicator 2.13: Proportion of over 16s doing at least 150 “equivalent” minutes of at least moderate intensity physical activity per week in bouts of 10 minutes or more in the previous 28 days.
Data collection end: December 2014
57%
Data collection end: December 2015
57%
Area covered: England
Source: Sport England - Active people survey

Quality standard measure: Proportion of adults meeting the recommendations in the UK physical activity guidelines.
What was measured: Proportion of over 16s doing at least 150 “equivalent” minutes of at least moderate intensity physical activity (excluding gardening) per week in bouts of 10 minutes or more.
Data collection end: November 2016
62.1%
Data collection end: November 2017
61.8%
Data collection end: May 2018
62.3%
Area covered: England
Source: Sport England. Active Lives Survey


Statement: 4

NHS organisations have an organisation-wide, multi-component programme to encourage and support employees to be more physically active.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of employees in NHS organisations who feel supported to be more physically active.
What was measured: Proportion of staff that strongly agreed or agreed with the statement that 'My organisation takes positive action on health and well-being'.
Data collection end: December 2014
47%
Data collection end: December 2015
89%
Data collection end: December 2015
89%
Data collection end: December 2016
90%
Area covered: England
Source: Picker Institute Europe NHS Staff Survey

Quality standard measure: Proportion of employees in NHS organisations who feel supported to be more physically active.
What was measured: Proportion of staff that strongly agreed or agreed with the statement that 'My organisation takes positive action on health and well-being'.
Data collection end: December 2017
90%
Area covered: England
Source: Picker Institute. NHS staff survey.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of employees in NHS organisations who feel supported to be more physically active.
What was measured: Proportion of staff that strongly agreed or agreed with the statement that 'My organisation takes positive action on health and well-being'.
Data collection end: January 2018
29%
Area covered: England
Source: Picker Institute. NHS staff survey.



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