Useful health info and where to find it

Where to get common types of health information

  • Waiting lists – Dept of Health, Trusts
  • Hospital episode statistics including individual doctors’ success rates – Trusts
  • A&E waiting times – DoH, Trusts
  • Ambulance response times and clinical outcome statistics – Ambulance Trusts
  • Complaints – From health care regulatory bodies such as General Medical Council for medical practitioners, Nursing and Midwifery Council, The Healthcare Commission for all others and Health Services Ombudsman
  • Inspection reports – The Healthcare Commission
  • Financial information – available in the annual report of the relevant organisation
  • Drug safety and clinical trial data – Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency