Welcome to PHE’s diabetes profile. This profile brings together a wide range of local, regional and national information related to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and makes it accessible in one place.

The indicators and reports, available through this profile, can be used for a number of purposes including:

  • Local needs assessment
  • Informing commissioning decisions
  • Supporting service improvements
  • Programme evaluation  

The data used for the indicators comes from different sources, including:  routine primary care data, national survey data, national clinical audit data and hospital records.   

The indicators provide information on the distribution and determinants of diabetes, measures of patient treatment and care and diabetes-related complications.

Where the data is available, this profile allows the indicators to be viewed at numerous geographies, against different benchmarks and over different time-periods. As well as accessing and downloading the indicators through the fingertips platform - CCG level PDF reports on diabetic foot care can be accessed using the tool above.

This profile is updated and maintained by the National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network and any comments or suggestions would be welcome via:

Diabetes Foot Care Profiles

NCVIN produces diabetes footcare profiles for each CCG in England. They are based on data taken from Hospital Episode Statistics, the National Diabetes Audit and the Quality and Outcomes Framework.

An accompanying technical document and England summary are also available.  

CVD Profiles: Diabetes Profile

The NCVIN CVD profiles present an overview of data on cardiovascular and cardiovascular related conditions of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease. The profiles are for commissioners and health professionals when assessing the impact of cardiovascular disease on their local population and making decisions about services.  Narrative profile reports focused on diabetes are available for each clinical commissioning group (CCG) in England avaliable here: CVD Profiles: Diabetes Profile 

National Diabetes Audit data

The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is a major national clinical audit, which measures the effectiveness of diabetes healthcare against NICE Clinical Guidelines and NICE Quality Standards, in England and Wales. This site includes indicators from the National Diabetes Audit, to allow comparative analysis across both GP practices and CCGs in England in diabetes care, treatment and outcomes. This data is available by clicking the 'Start' button on the top right of this page.

Other diabetes data, tools and publications

Please find the links below to other useful diabetes data, tools and publications:

Recent updates

January 2019

New data from the 2017/18 National Diabetes Audit has been included in the diabetes profile

December 2018

New data from the 2017/18 Quality Outcomes Framework has been included in the diabetes profile

Removal of the Healthier Lives profiles

On December 4th 2018 the Healthier Lives profile for diabetes was removed and their web address redirected to this diabetes fingertips profile. This decision was taken based on work conducted within the Health Improvement Directorate which highlighted the significant level of duplication that existed between the two resources, but with less functionality available for users in the former.

June 2018

STP level foot care activity data added to the site, covering the period 2014/15 to 2016/17.

May 2018

The Diabetes Foot Care Activity Profiles have been updated to include data from 2014/15 - 2016/17.

New CCG level PDF reports are available via the area selection tool on the left (select a region and click download report).

Updated foot care indicator data can also be accessed by clicking 'Start - go to the data' and navigating to the foot care activity domain

Additional information on the achievement of care process has been added to the CCG level diabetes profiles, which are part of the wider NCVIN CVD Profiles.

 February 2017

The estimated prevalence of diabetes (undiagnosed and diagnosed) indicator has been updated to use 2017 registered populations.  

Demographic indicators (age, sex, ethnicity) taken from the 2016-17 National Diabetes Audit have been added the site.

Updated risk of CVD complications and mortality indicators, from report 2 of the 2016-17 National Diabetes Audit, have been added to the site. 

The CCG level diabetes profiles, which are part of the wider NCVIN CVD Profiles, have been made available via the new reports tab on this site. 

December 2017

CCG and GP level data from the National Diabetes Audit (Report 1 Care Processes and Treatment Targets 2016-17) added to the site.

November 2017

STP level foot care activity data added to the site.

September 2017

PDF foot care activity profiles and CCG level foot care activity data added to the site.

June 2017

Indicators updated from the 2015/16 NDA report 1

Treatment targets domain

  • Data by Diabetes type added

Care processes domain

  • Data by Diabetes type added

June 2011

First version released