Table 1

Percentage of trusts achieving targets pre-CQUIN and post-CQUIN

YearNo. of Trusts*Target(s) for partial payment (% of payment)% of trusts meeting target(s) for partial paymentTarget for full payment% of trusts meeting target for full payment
Pre- CQUIN2012/201313570%†9
Post- CQUIN2016/201713465% (50)6475%43
2017/201812950% (25)9970%74
60% (50)91
65% (75)83
2018/201912750% (25)9975%60
60% (50)91
65% (75)83
  • Table created by the authors.

  • *During the study period, new NHS organisations were created and others merged. These changes are tracked by NHS England and NHS Digital with amendments being made to the national datasets accordingly. This accounts for variations in the number of trusts in the table.

  • †Indicates the recommended level of the locally agreed targets. All other targets are national CQUIN targets.

  • ‡95% of trusts reached 60% vaccination uptake, which was the lower end of the graduated scale for partial payment.

  • CQUIN, Commissioning for Quality and Innovation.