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Community Services Statistics for Children, Young People and Adults June 2020Experimental statistics
- Publication Date:
- 8 Oct 2020
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- NHS Trusts, Hospital Trusts
- Date Range:
- 01 Jun 2020 to 30 Jun 2020
***Due to the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) disruption, it would seem that this is now starting to affect the quality and coverage of some of our statistics. We are also starting to see some different patterns in the submitted data. For CSDS, the number of submitters has decreased, however more patients are now being referred and seen within community services compared to recent months during Covid-19. Therefore, data should be interpreted with care over the COVID-19 period.***
The CSDS is a patient-level dataset and has been developed to help achieve better outcomes for children, young people and adults. It provides data that will be used to commission services in a way that improves health, reduces inequalities, and supports service improvement and clinical quality. These services can include NHS Trusts, health centres, schools, mental health trusts, and local authorities. The data collected in CSDS includes personal and demographic information, diagnoses including long-term conditions and disabilities and care events plus screening activities.
These statistics are classified as experimental and should be used with caution. Experimental statistics are new official statistics undergoing evaluation. They are published in order to involve users and stakeholders in their development and as a means to build in quality at an early stage. More information about experimental statistics can be found on the UK Statistics Authority website.
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The format of next month's publication, Community Services Statistics for Children, Young People and Adults July 2020, will be subject to changes following migration to the new Data Access Environment (DAE) and move to CSDS V1.5.
This report contains key information based on the submissions that have been made by providers to the Community Services Data Set (CSDS) collection and focuses on data relating to activity that occurred in June 2020 as follows:
This compares to 133 providers the previous month
Of these, 156,331 referrals related to 138,908 children and young people (aged 0-18)
The remaining 8% (359,060) were cancelled by the patient or health care provider
See the main findings page or the attached report for an expanded list.