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Key and important reference documents and links for Data and Information for

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Casemix and HRG Grouping

Links to information on casemix, HRG Grouping and Grouping software can be found at the websites below.

Casemix and HRG Grouping
WebsiteDescription
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) is a ground-breaking data, information and technology resource for the health and care system and plays a fundamental role in driving better care, better services and better outcomes for patients. It supports the delivery of IT infrastructure, information systems and standards to ensure information flows efficiently and securely across the health and social care system to improve patient outcomes.
The National Casemix Office designs and refines classifications that are used by the NHS in England to describe healthcare activity. These classifications underpin the Payment by Results system from costing through to payment, and support local commissioning and performance management
Access and download HRG Grouping Software relating to General, Payment and Costing Grouping software. Also included are supporting documentation, including reference manuals, summary of changes and code to group workbooks.

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

SUS and HES

Links to information relating to Secondary Uses Services (SUS) and Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) can be found at the websites below.

SUS and HES
WebsiteDescription
The Secondary Uses Service (SUS) is the single, comprehensive repository for healthcare data which enables a range of reporting and analyses to support the NHS in the delivery of healthcare services.
Keep up to date with the latest developments, by following SUS Supporting Information. Latest news is posted here, together with guidance and reference documents and data submission dates.
Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) is a data warehouse containing details of all admissions, outpatient appointments and Accident and Emergency attendances at NHS hospitals in England. This data is collected during a patient's time at hospital and is submitted to allow hospitals to be paid for the care they deliver. HES data is designed to enable secondary use, that is use for non-clinical purposes, of this administrative data.

Information Last Updated: 7th April 2015

Data Dictionary

Links to information relating to the NHS Data Dictionary, including data specifications and information standards can be found at the websites below.

Data Dictionary
WebsiteDescription
The NHS Data Model and Dictionary provides a reference point for assured information standards to support health care activities within the NHS in England. It has been developed for everyone who is actively involved in the collection of data and the management of information in the NHS.
Commissioning Data Set Specifications 6.2, including Inpatient, Outpatient and Accident and Emergency are located here.
The The Standardisation Committee for Care Information (SCCI) oversees the development, assurance and approval of information standards, data collections and data extractions.

Information Last Updated: 7th April 2015