Emergency Department Data Set (EDDS)
Data Providing Organisation:
NHS Wales’ Informatics Service (NWIS)
Data Providing Type:
Administrative (mandatory) data return
Administrative and clinical information for all NHS Wales Accident and Emergency department attendances. Includes the All Wales Injury Surveillance Systems (AWISS) dataset.
Data Collection Method
The data are collected and coded at each hospital.
Data recording practices may vary, especially in some of the minor A&E and Minor Injury Units which could account for some local differences.
As a core SAIL dataset available in accordance with our standard Information Governance procedure.
Approx. 750,000 attendances per year
2009 – Present