Hospital (or secondary) care covers the work of medical specialists who are experts in specific patient issues.
There were over 19 million attendances at Accident & Emergency (A&E) in 2014/15
Our information helps plan, monitor and improve services across all aspects of secondary care.
Hospital care systems & services
The SCR is an electronic record of important patient information, created from GP medical records.
The NHS Number helps healthcare staff and service providers match patients to their health records.
The NHS e-Referral Service provides patients with a choice of hospitals and clinics when booking appointments
Systems and Service Delivery specialise in providing software development and associated IT services across the health and social care system.
Our service allows Commissioners and Providers to use data for secondary uses such as planning, commissioning and calculating payments.
The National Casemix Office designs and refines classifications that are used by the NHS in England to describe healthcare activity.
The Personal Demographics Service (PDS) is a national authoritative source of patient demographics data for the whole of the NHS.
This CP-IS project will improve the way that health and social care services work together across England to protect vulnerable children.
Pathology Messaging supports electronic communications between laboratories and General Practice.
Our programme provides a dedicated contact point for both NHS commissioners and, where appropriate, their contracted healthcare providers and their system suppliers.
We provide a single, secure web-based platform that is easily accessible for anyone who is submitting data for clinical audits or registries.