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Acute Patient Level Activity and Costing


The Patient Level Information and Costing Systems (PLICS) data collection for acute services records activity and cost information for admitted patient care, outpatient appointments and accident and emergency attendances.

NHS Digital is supporting NHS Improvement's Costing Transformation Programme by collecting and analysing patient level costings to improve the management of health care services.

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  • This report presents analysis of costing data for accident and emergency (A&E), admitted patient care (APC) and outpatient (OP) activity in 2018-19 submitted to the Patient Level Information and Costing System (PLICS) data collection by acute NHS providers in England. This was the first year of mandatory...

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