INHALE is an online tool showing data from a range of sources about respiratory disease (mostly COPD and asthma). It includes data from the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) and NHS Comparators. Data is mostly presented for CCGs and is divided into domains:

  • COPD indicators
  • Asthma indicators
  • Prevention
  • Diagnosis
  • Management
  • Outcome, and
  • Cost

For respiratory information at general practice level please see National General Practice Profiles.

UPDATE - 1st October 2019

The Inhale profile will soon be updated with the indicators developed for the 2nd Atlas of variation in risk factors and healthcare for respiratory disease in England. The new Atlas was launched on 27th September 2019. The full PDF and datafile is available from Over the coming months work is ongoing to add the data to the Inhale profile to enable users to access the data alongside other PHE profile datasets. 

Recent updates

Oct 2019

The 2nd Atlas of Variation in risk factors and healthcare for respiratory Disease in England is available at

The Atlas data will soon be uploaded to Inhale. A datasheet containing data for all indicators is available from the Atlas web page.