Highly Specialised Services 2019

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This document provides key information about highly specialised services in 2019.

In summary, the information comprises:

  • a description of each service
  • a  list of the expert centres that deliver the service
  • NHS England’s total expenditure for each service
  • a measure of the activity that each service undertakes (patient numbers fewer than 30 are not included because of the risk of identifying individual patients)
  • clinical outcomes from the service
  • information about geographical equity of access to the service.

In a small number of cases, some additional information is provided about the service in relation to service innovation, improvement and listening to and acting on patient feedback.