Dataset

NI 134 - The number of emergency bed days per head of weighted population

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Emergency bed days would be defined as in year bed days of Finished Consultant Episodes (FCEs) where the admission method is reported as emergency. Data is on a commissioner basis.

Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Publisher: DCLG Floor Targets Interactive

Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National

Geographic coverage: England

Time coverage: 2003/04 to 2007/08

Type of data: Administrative data

Notes: Methods for population weights at LA level are still to be confirmed. Existing methodology for weighting for PCTs is consistent with the DH resource allocation: weighted capitation formula (population weighted for age and need).

Update frequency: Annually
Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-893
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 100000: England
Update frequency: Annually
Temporal coverage from: 2003
Precision: The indicator excludes emergency bed-days with the following Primary diagnosis codes – A00-B99, relating to infectious and viral diseases. O00-Q99, relating to abortion and complications and abnormalities arising in labour, delivery and the neonatal and perinatal periods. External cause codes – V01-V99, relating to vehicular accidents.
Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Temporal coverage to: 2008