Public Health England
Public Health Outcomes Framework

The Public Health Outcomes Framework sets out a vision for public health, desired outcomes and the indicators that will help us understand how well public health is being improved and protected.

Longer Lives

Highlights premature mortality across every local authority in England, giving people important information to help them improve their community’s health. We have expanded the tool to include a suite of maps under the title Healthier Lives. This includes diabetes, high blood pressure and NHS Health Check.

National General Practice Profiles

Designed to support GPs, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities to ensure that they are providing and commissioning effective and appropriate healthcare services for their local population.

Children and Young People's Health Benchmarking Tool

Brings together a selection of the most relevant indicators to inform discussions and encourage improvements in services and health outcomes for children and young people.

Health Profiles

Health Profiles provide summary information on health (and factors affecting health) to support local authority members, officers and community partners to lead for health improvement. Health Profiles are available for counties, districts and unitary authorities in England.

Mental Health Dementia and Neurology

A suite of indicator tools which bring together nationally available data presented at local level to support benchmarking, commissioning and service improvement. Topics covered include: Children and young people's mental health & wellbeing, Co-existing substance misuse and mental health, Suicide prevention, Common mental health disorders and Severe mental illness. There are also summary Community mental health profiles and profiles for Neurology.

Marmot Indicators

The Marmot Indicators provide information to support monitoring of the overall strategic direction in reducing health inequalities. They include indicators of the social determinants of health, health outcomes, and social inequality, which broadly correspond to the policy recommendations proposed in Fair Society, Healthy Lives: The Marmot Review.


Segment Tool

The Segment Tool provides information on the causes of death that are driving inequalities in life expectancy at local area level. Targeting the causes of death which contribute most to the life expectancy gap should have the biggest impact on reducing inequalities.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles

Provides a snapshot and trends across a range of topics including teenage pregnancy, abortions, contraception, HIV, sexually transmitted infections and sexual offences.

TB Strategy Monitoring Indicators

Key TB monitoring indicators for the Collaborative TB Strategy 2015-2020.

Health Protection

The Health Protection Profiles cover a range of health protection issues in order to help inform choices regarding health and lifestyle, and improve awareness of local health protection risks.

Inhale - INteractive Health Atlas of Lung conditions in England

INHALE - INteractive Health Atlas of Lung conditions in England draws together indicators on (mainly) COPD and asthms from a range of sources into a single portal, and presents these indicators in a variety of formats. This a beta version using PHE's Fingertips software and we welcome feedback.

Learning Disability Profiles

This set of indicators brings together nationally available data to inform improvements in health and social care for people with learning disabilities. The data can be used by clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), Health and Wellbeing Boards and local authorities to help ensure they are commissioning appropriate and useful services for people with learning disabilities.

Liver Disease Profiles

Local Authority Liver Disease Profiles. Liver disease is one of the main causes of premature mortality nationally. The profiles provide key facts and resources, practical local prevention strategies, and questions for you to ask locally.

Local Alcohol Profiles for England

The Local Alcohol Profiles for England is a suite of indicators which highlight the adverse health and social consequences of alcohol consumption. The latest update was released on 4th May 2016 focusing on hospital admissions.

Local Tobacco Control Profiles

Provide a snapshot of the extent of tobacco use, tobacco related harm, and measures being taken to reduce this harm at a local level.

NCMP Local Authority Profile

Data from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) 2006/07 to 2014/15 are now available in this online data tool. Prevalence of underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity for children in Reception (age 4-5 years) and Year 6 (age 10-11 years) can be examined at local authority level. Five years worth of data combined for obesity prevalence provides inequalities data for sex, deprivation and ethnic group by local authority. Data quality indicators are also available, for example rate of participation in the NCMP.

NHS Health Check

The NHS Health Check programme aims to help prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and certain types of dementia.

Older People’s Health and Wellbeing

The Older People’s Health and Wellbeing profile provides a snapshot profile of each local authority in England. Interactive maps and charts enable comparisons to be made for over 90 indicators.

Oral Health Profile

Tooth decay is a predominantly preventable disease. This profile sets out a range of indicators drawn from survey data, oral cancer registrations and factors impacting on oral health to allow local commisioners access high quality information to support benchmarking, commissioning and service improvement.

Peer benchmarking tool

The Peer Benchmarking Tool is a collection of indicators from other PHE tools that relate to PHE’s priority themes.  Its aim is to enable flexible peer benchmarking to support place-based discussions on prioritisation of resources and capacity to support improvements in population health.

Physical Activity

The Physical Activity tool brings together data for the whole of England on physical activity, including walking and cycling, as well as data on related risk factors and conditions such as obesity and diabetes. The data is presented at local level to help promote physical activity, develop understanding, and support benchmarking, commissioning and service improvement.


This is a companion profile for Healthier Lives: Diabetes which shows trend data for CCGs and local authorities and allows users to create LA and CCG spine charts.

End of Life Care Profiles

Detailed analysis of mortality data. Current domains include Underlying Cause of Death, Mortality Rates and Place of Death, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, and Relevant Indicators from Other Profiles.

Health behaviours in young people – What About YOUth? survey

This tool presents data on the prevalence of risky behaviours of 15 year olds along with their health and wellbeing, collating the findings of the 2014 What About YOUth? survey

Adult Social Care

This tool contain information on vulnerable adults structured around the domains of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF).

AMR local indicators

These profiles contain a selection of data on Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and Healthcare associated infection (HCAI) related indicators. These data include trends for antibiotic prescribing in primary care and HCAI in acute NHS Trusts.

Atlas of Variation

The NHS Atlas of Variation series provides national overviews of activity, outcomes and investment for the whole population in need and not just those who happen to make contact with a particular service. By taking this population perspective, we can trigger the search for unwarranted variation and assess the value of the healthcare provided both to populations and to individuals

Cancer Services

This tool contains data on cancer services at GP and CCG level including cancer screening, Two Week Wait referrals, diagnostic services, and emergency presentations and admissions.

Cardiovascular Disease Profiles

This tool contains data from the cardiovascular disease profiles. Data from a broad spectrum of sources on heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease can be examined at clinical commissioning group level.

Child Health Profiles

Child Health Profiles provide a snapshot of child health and wellbeing for each local authority and CCG in England using key health indicators, which enables comparison locally, regionally and nationally.

About the profiles

These profiles are a rich source of indicators across a range of health and wellbeing themes that has been designed to support JSNA and commissioning to improve health and wellbeing, and reduce inequalities. With these profiles you can:

These profiles have been developed by Public Health England.