Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics (AT: October 2020, MHSDS: August 2020 Final)Official statistics, Experimental statistics
- Publication Date:
- 19 Nov 2020
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS Trusts
- Date Range:
- 01 Oct 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
Amendment to MHSDS publication outputs status
Please note that the MHSDS publication outputs have now been added.
Published: 20 November 2020 14:40 PM
This publication brings together the Learning Disabilities and Autism (LDA) data from the Assuring Transformation collection and the LDA service specific statistics from the Mental Health Statistics Data Set (MHSDS).
There are differences in the inpatient figures between the MHSDS and AT data sets and work is underway to better understand these. The MHSDS LDA data are currently labelled experimental as they are undergoing evaluation. Further information on the quality of these statistics is available in the Data Quality section of the main report.
There is a slight difference in scope between the two data collections. The MHSDS data is from providers based in England and includes care provided in England but may be commissioned outside England. Whereas the Assuring Transformation data are provided by English commissioners and healthcare will typically be provided in England but also includes data on care commissioned in England and provided elsewhere in the UK.
The release comprises:
- Assuring Transformation Publication.
- MHSDS LDA Publication: These statistics are derived from submissions made using version 4.1 of the Mental Health Services Dataset (MHSDS). Prior to May 2018 the LDA service specific statistics were included in the main MHSDS publication.
*MHSDS Multiple Submission Window Model (MSWM) The MHSDS v4.1 data model allows providers to retrospectively submit data for any monthly reporting period until the end of year cut-off as part of the Multiple Submission Window Model (MSWM). So, for 2020-21, providers are able to resubmit data for any previous months until the end of March 2021. (This was possible for the first time in MHSDS v4.0 but just for the end of year submission for March 2020 data). This model allows providers to improve the quality of previous submissions. Historical comparison with previous years should therefore be reviewed in that context. Additional information on the MSWM for MHSDS is available via the link at the bottom of this page (related links).*
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Key facts are for the latest month available:
- Assuring Transformation (AT): October 2020
- Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS): August 2020