General Acute Inpatient and Day Case - Scottish Morbidity Record (SMR01)

The General / Acute and Inpatient Day Case dataset (SMR01) collects episode level data on hospital inpatient and day case discharges from acute specialities from hospitals in Scotland.

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Tags Inpatients ,NCS,Day cases,Scotland,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 patient identifiers such as name, date of birth, Community Health Index number, NHS number, postcode and ethnicity and episode management data. Of particular interest to researchers would be variables such as where the episode took place, admission type (includes patient injury classifications such as self-inflicted or home accident), waiting times, patients condition (as classified under ICD-10), operations, and discharge location. A wide variety of geographical data is also included in the dataset including Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and Carstairs measures, census output area, NHS Board, Electoral Ward and Parliamentary constituency.
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