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Updated Public Health Outcomes Framework eye health indicator figures

24 August 2013

The Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) eye health indicator figures have been updated

New baseline data have been published for Preventable sight loss indicators(4.12 i “ Preventable sight loss – age related macular degeneration (AMD)”, 4.12 ii “ Preventable sight loss – glaucoma”, 4.12 iii “Preventable sight loss – diabetic eye disease”, 4.12 iv “Preventable sight loss – sight loss certifications”).

2010/11 – 2011/12 England data is presented in an interactive data tool which allows users to view data in a user-friendly format and in particular to:

  • Benchmark local authorities against the England average
  • Compare local authorities against other authorities in the region
  • Download a summary pdf for a local authority
  • Download data for further local analysis

Full information on Public Health Outcomes Framework August 2013 quarterly data update is available on GOV.UK website.

Preventable sight loss indicator is based on Certificate of Vision Impairment (CVI) data collected by the CVI team under the auspice of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists based at Moorfields Eye Hospital and currently funded by the RNIB and the NIHR BMRC for ophthalmology. The Department of Health and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists have jointly contracted Moorfields to be responsible for the data. CVI data remains Crown copyright.