Mental Health Inpatient and Day Case - Scottish Morbidity Record (SMR04)

The Mental Health Inpatient and Day Case dataset (SMR04) collects episode level data on patients who are receiving care at psychiatric hospitals at the point of both admission and discharge.

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Tags NHS Scotland,Daycases,Psychiatric Inpatients,Mental Health,NCS,CO-CONNECT,National Core Study,COVID-19
Publisher Public Health Scotland
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Start of time period covered by this dataset 1981-01-01
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Documentation The dataset contains a wide variety of information such as patient characteristics, mental health diagnosis, length of stay, destination on discharge, whether they are admitted under Mental Health Legislation and any previous psychiatric care. Patient identifiers such as name, date of birth, Community Health Index number, NHS number, and postcode are included together with a wide variety of geographical measures. This includes the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and Carstairs measures, census output area, NHS Board, Electoral Ward and Parliamentary constituency.
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