Error in eReferral numbers published by NHS England for November

14.01.2019

We have identified an error in our eReferral numbers published by NHS England for November

Published vs Actual NHS eReferrals

 

Below is a table showing what has been published on NHS England’s website vs our actual NHS eReferrals in the month.  The error has a significant impact both on the November year on year growth rates which were 3% favourable rather than 28% adverse, and the YTD growth rate which remains at 1% adverse rather than 4% adverse as reported. The error will be rectified with NHS England and reflected in future reports.

 

NHS eReferrals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov Published

Nov Actual

 

Nov Growth YoY Published

Nov Growth YoY Actual

 

YTD Growth Published

YTD Growth Actual

 

 

        8,637

    12,331

 

-28%

3%

 

-4%

-1%

 

 

> £500m
capital investments including acquisitions in Spire since 2007
+6,900
people are employed full time at Spire (2013)
98%
of consultants would recommend their Spire hospital to friends and family (2013)