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Table 1 Geographic variation in nationally commissioned services ordered by year service commissioned

From: Monitoring access to nationally commissioned services in England

Service Start year Metric Number SCV Highest rateper million Lowest rate per million Number of locations
Choriocarcinoma 1984 Patients 131 4 9.2 1.1 2
Specialist paediatric liver disease 1985 Caseload 3405 25 671.9 100.4 3
Severe combined immune deficiency 1993 Patients 36 0 6.6 0.0 2
Elective liver transplant (adult) 1995 Transplants 371 1 12.0 6.2 6
Elective liver transplant (child) 1995 Transplants 49 11 8.2 0.0 3
Severe intestinal failure 1998 Caseload 318 70 17.8 0.5 2
Amyloidosis 1999 Caseload 409 4 11.3 4.9 1
Pseudomyxoma peritonei surgery 2000 Patients 111 5 5.1 1.0 2
Pulmonary thrombendarterectomy 2000 Patients 106 9 4.5 0.6 1
Lung transplant (adult) 2002 Transplants 135 3 5.9 1.3 5
Heart transplant (adult) 2002 Transplants 71 8 3.5 0.5 5
Heart transplant (child) 2002 Transplants 31 8 6.6 0.0 2
Epidermolysis bullosa 2002 Caseload 1102 17 44.2 8.8 2
Pancreas transplant 2004 Transplants 171 27 10.4 1.4 5
Lysosomal storage disorder (adult) 2005 Caseload 917 0 27.2 19.2 4
Primary malignant bone tumour 2005 Patients 495 13 20.0 6.0 5
Lysosomal storage disorder (child) 2005 Caseload 553 16 102.4 26.8 4
Complex tracheal surgery 2006 Patients 51 15 9.7 1.0 1
Congenital hyperinsulinism 2006 Caseload 458 34 95.4 8.7 2
Pulmonary hypertension (child) 2007 Caseload 279 8 48.4 17.1 1
Severe obsessive compulsive disorder 2007 Patients 116 50 6.7 0.2 1
Gender identity development 2009 Patients 132 5 21.9 6.2 1
Complex Ehlers Danlos syndrome 2009 Patients 107 26 4.9 0.4 2
Complex neurofibromatosis type I 2009 Caseload 700 74 32.2 1.3 2
Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis 2009 Caseload 225 268 31.0 0.0 1
Xeroderma pigmentosum 2010 Caseload 49 8 2.0 0.2 1
Biedl Bardet syndrome (adult) 2010 Caseload 111 11 4.4 0.5 2
Complex neurofibromatosis type II 2010 Caseload 513 20 16.0 2.2 4
Cryopyrin associated periodic syndrome 2010 Caseload 37 31 1.7 0.0 1
Neuromyelitis optica 2010 Caseload 193 132 13.5 0.2 2
  1. Table ordered by start date for national commissioning. Services with SCV 20 or greater are shown in bold.
  2. ‘Patients’ means patients seen for the first time by the service; ‘caseload’ means patients (new and old) seen face-to-face by the service during the reporting period. ‘Transplants’ means the number of transplants.
  3. ‘Number’ is the number of patients, caseload or transplants. ‘Rate per million’ is the highest (lowest) rate per million among the 10 geographical areas analysed.