End of life care profiles for clinical commissioning groups

These profiles, launched in April 2014 and updated in July 2015 with new data, draw together a wide range of information to give an overview of variations in cause and place of death, by age and sex, for each clinical commissioning group (CCG) in England.

The profiles will help commissioners and providers of end of life care get a clearer picture of the end of life care needs of their local populations. They will help with the planning and delivery of services and will support drives locally towards improving end of life care.

There are 170 indicators, presented in four separate tools, using Office for National Statistics mortality data from 2011 to 2013. The cause of death (any mention) tool gives breakdowns for selected causes of death where they were recorded as the underlying cause OR a contributory cause.

Data can be viewed in the following ways:

  • interactive map showing a single indicator and enabling comparison with CCGs across England
  • spine chart showing multiple indicators for each CCG comparing to the minimum, maximum and average values for England

To launch the InstantAtlas tools*, click on the link in the left-hand column in the Table below. You can also view the metadata guide for each profile by clicking on the link in the right-hand column. The metadata give further information about the indicators used and will help you interpret the profiles.

There is also a User Guide to help explain how to use the InstantAtlas mapping tool.

Download the profiles and metadata guides
End of life care profileAssociated metadata guide
End of life care profiles for CCGs - place of death Metadata guide - place of death
End of life care profiles for CCGs - underlying cause of death Metadata guide - underlying cause of death
End of life care profiles for CCGs - place and underlying cause of death Metadata guide - place and underlying cause of death
End of life care profiles for CCGs - cause of death (any mention) Metadata guide - cause of death (any mention)

 *Note: The End of Life Care Profiles use InstantAtlas™ mapping software. You need the latest version of Adobe Flash Player to download the profiles. You can install this for free from the Adobe website. Some organisations have security settings which block the use of Flash Player or the download of the profiles tool. You will need to speak to your IT department to allow access if this is the case. If you have any other problems downloading the profiles, please neolcin at phe dot gov.uk link contact us .

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Related information

See also the Local Authority Profiles 2012.

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