Each month, NHS England and NHS Improvement publish statistics looking at activity and performance across a range of NHS services including urgent and emergency care, routine care, cancer, and mental health. Our NHS Activity Tracker highlights the health service's activity and performance alongside case studies from NHS trusts to showcase how they are tackling the backlog of care exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Below you can find a number of our key resources and blogs – tracking the health service's activity and performance throughout the year.
As NHS England and NHS England publish their monthly combined performance statistics every second Thursday of the month, we highlight the health service's key activity and performance, alongside case studies from NHS trusts showcasing how they are addressing the care backlog.
Take a look at our campaign from 2020/21.
Hannah Long, NHS Providers assistant research analyst, discusses the NHS' diagnostic capacity for cancer and elective care and highlights the importance of managing this well in order for the health service to bear down on the care backlog.
Saffron Cordery discusses the current challenges facing the NHS workforce and highlights the six distinctive pressures trusts are having to manage ahead of a difficult winter.
Chris Hopson discusses the six different pressures trusts have identified that are currently causing them significant operational problems and could make winter even more difficult.
Chris Hopson discusses the significant pressures facing the NHS following the figures from NHS England and NHS Improvement's August 2021 performance statistics.
Claire Helm discusses NHS hospital activity in the latest COVID-19 wave compared to the first peak.
For the month of June 2022, we feature an episode from our Providers Deliver podcast series. One trust featured in the episode is King's College Hospital Foundation Trust, and we hear how the organisation tackle their care backlogs.