Critical Care Dataset
Data Providing Organisation:
NHS Wales’ Informatics Service (NWIS)
Data Providing Type:
Administrative (mandatory) data return
Nation-wide Critical Care database to monitor quality of service, to drive improvements and policy development.
Data Collection Method
The data are collected and coded at each hospital. Administrative information is collected from the central PAS (Patient Administrative System), such as admission and discharge dates and times.
A good supplementary to hospital inpatient dataset (PEDW), covers the period of critical care patient received, including intensity of care (e.g. bed levels, organ support), treatment specialty, and outcome.
As a core SAIL dataset available in accordance with our standard Information Governance procedure.
Approx. 9,000 admissions per year
April 2006 – May 2016