Datasets

The NHS COVID‑19 Reference Library describes the datasets being used in the NHS COVID‑19 Data Store, and the sources of those datasets.

Please note: the below list is not exhaustive and all planned datasets may not be included.

As more data is added to support the COVID‑19 response the list will be updated.

111 online screening data NHS England

Aggregated view of how and where the NHS 111 online service is being used, by clinical commissioning group (CCG).



111 telephony service activity records NHS England

Aggregated view of calls to the NHS 111 service broken down by clinical commissioning group (CCG) and disposition code to allow for geographical and outcomes analysis. These are calls to the NHS 111 service which are specific to COVID-19.



999 telephony activity records NHS England

Gives aggregate view of calls to the 999 service broken down by clinical commissioning group (CCG) and disposition code to allow for geographical and outcomes analysis.



A&E SITREP NHS Improvement

Daily situation report submitted by all providers with a type 1 A&E department.



Aggregated 111 call (NHSI) NHS Improvement

Number of daily triaged calls per clinical commissioning group (CCG). Contains information on all NHS 111 calls.



Allocate absence reports Allocate system

Absence reports as recorded in the Allocate system.



Bridges to Health Population Segmentation NHS England

The Bridges to Health Population Segmentation dataset is an existing data asset that has been developed by NHSEI, Outcomes Based Healthcare and NHS AGCSU. This contains detail on patient comorbidity flags to support the understanding of disease prevalence, multimorbidity and modelling of patient characteristics.



Care home beds NE CSU (NHSE)

Capacity information for bed availability in care homes, partial coverage of England care homes.



Code description mappings for SUS data items Open source

Mapping tables that convert codes used throughout the SUS datasets into human readable descriptions, e.g. SNOMED codes for diagnoses and outcomes.



Consultation rates for influenza-like illness (ILI) WHO & ECDC

Consultation rates for influenza-like illness (ILI) by week for England published by WHO & ECDC (https://flunewseurope.org/CountryData?country=UKG13182).



Country information – Lats, Longs and population Open source

A list of countries, their location and population.



COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Scotland Public Health Scotland

This dataset captures open source data from Public Health Scotland, as published on their online dashboard: https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=5a93583e03cb4e74a1c8ff2bd8a3e89f. It contains cumulative cases by Health Board and by Council Area, as well as a time series for the cases at the national level.



COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Wales Public Health Wales

This dataset captures open source data from Public Health Wales, as published on their online dashboard: https://public.tableau.com/profile/public.health.wales.health.protection#!/vizhome/RapidCOVID-19virology-Public/Summary It contains cumulative cases by Health Board and by Local Authority, as well as a time series for the cases at the national level.



COVID-19 Critical Care data Directory of Services (DoS)

From DOS (Directory of Services). More detail provided in the adult critical care bed state definitions document.



COVID-19 Hospitalisation in England Surveillance System (CHESS) Public Health England

Contains epidemiological data on COVID-19 infection in persons requiring hospitalisation and intensive care unit (ICU)/high dependency unit (HDU).



COVID-19 related death information NHS England

Patients who have died in hospitals in England who had tested positive for COVID-19 at time of death. Includes all deaths reported up to 5pm on the previous day.



CQC care home data (reference data) Open source

List of care homes including: care home name, address, postcode, provider, local authority, region and id Data source found here: https://www.cqc.org.uk/files/cqc-care-directory-csv-format



Deloitte Digital System Deloitte

The outputs from the DHSC / Deloitte Digital System: the booking data for all tests for pillar 2 - regional and satellite test centres, and mobile testing units.



End of Day Report at STCs DHSC

This is the end of day report from Satellite Test centres for number of tests completed that day by type.



English Prescribing Dataset (EPD) NHS BSA (open source)

The English prescribing dataset contains detailed information on prescriptions issued in England that have been dispensed in England, Wales, Scotland, Guernsey, Alderney, Jersey, and the Isle of Man.



ESR data with age risk NHS England

This dataset contains data for modelling potential sickness among NHS staff.



ESR sickness NHS Electronic staff record (ESR) system

All absences of NHS staff specifically marked as related to COVID-19, including sickness, self-isolation and special leave (e.g. carer’s leave). Contains details of where the person works, their staff group and duration of absence.



ESR workforce NHS Improvement

Includes number of hospital staff employed by trust, including specialty and staff group, and a count of ambulance staff. Includes some information on training to understand volumes of staff trained in ventilation.



Hospital COVID-19 SITREP v2 NHS England

Daily situation report on the current situation with COVID-19 patients in NHS hospitals and NHS funded hospitals.



Independent Service Providers - SITREP NHS England

COVID-19 SITREP for independent service providers (ISPs).



Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC) NHS England

What support is being given to a patient and clinical information about that patient. Reporting completed; (i) after COVID-19 case enters a unit (ii) after 24 hours (iii) after patient leaves critical care (iv) after patient discharge.



International data daily dump of cases (infected, recovered, fatalities) European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, including infections, recoveries and fatalities which is reported on a daily basis.



Key worker testing programme (pillar 2) NPEX/Randox

This dataset provides information about DHSC key worker testing data which runs through the Randox system.



Lab inventory & Throughput Deloitte

Describes the entire testing supply chain.



Location data for CCGs, STPs, Trusts, Hospitals, Independent Providers, Regions, GP practices and Care home HQs Various

Location data for the following organisations: CCGs, STPs, Trusts, Independent providers, Regions and GP Practices.



Location mapping data Open source

Data to allow mapping between geographies, including: LSOA to UTLA, LAD to Region, LSOA to CCG to LAD, LSOA to CCG to STP and CCG to NHSER.



Master Patient Index (MPI) NHS England

De-identified demographics with middle layer super output area (MSOA), lower layer super output area (LSOA) and flags such as frailty.



Mental Health COVID-19 SITREP NHS England

COVID-19 SITREP for mental health providers.



Mortuary Capacity SITREP NHS Estates Division

This dataset captures mortuary capacity information at trust level.



MTU Location Bookings DHSC

This is a dataset for the historic locations of Mobile Test Units (MTUs).



NHS Status Tracker NHS England

This dataset helps us understand how and where coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting people now.



NOMIS Census Data NOMIS

Open source data detailing estimated and projected populations for England locations based on census data.



Open Source - PHE Testing Centres and Boundaries Open source

This file contains the digital vector boundaries for Public Health England Centres in England as at December 2016.



Open source international testing data Open source

This data is the volume of testing results from other countries. It is an open source dataset taken from https://ourworldindata.org/covid-testing



Oxford Coronavirus Government Response Tracker Oxford University

Systematic information on which details governments decision and measure taken and when they were taken. This data can help decision-makers and citizens understand the robustness of governmental responses in a consistent way, aiding efforts to fight the pandemic. The Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT) systematically collects information on several different common policy responses governments have taken, scores the stringency of such measures, and aggregates these scores into a common Stringency Index. Data is collected from public sources by a team of over one hundred Oxford University students and staff from every part of the world: https://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/research/research-projects/coronavirus- government-response-tracker



PHE Lab Test Data - Aggregate Public Health England

Test results from PHE SGSS (Second Generation Surveillance System). Includes Pillar 1 testing only.



PHE Lab Test Data - Record Level Public Health England

Anonymised positive test results from PHE SGSS (Second Generation Surveillance System). Includes Pillar 1 testing only (swab testing in PHE labs and NHS hospitals for those with a medical need and the most critical workers and their families).



PHE negative test results Public Health England

Anonymised negative test results from PHE SGSS (Second Generation Surveillance System). Contains Pillar 1 tests only (swab testing in PHE labs and NHS hospitals for those with a medical need and the most critical workers and their families).



Population data by Region, STP, CCG Open source

Population data by administrative area broken down by age group and sex.



Product mappings for consumables alternatives NHS Supply Chain

This is a list of NCP codes for consumables, and their groupings into ‘alternatives’ of similar products.



Record level 111 data (NHSI) NHS England

Information regarding each NHS 111 call (connect timestamp, triage timestamp, clinical advisor transfer timestamp, is ambulance called, symptom group, disposition, etc).



Referral To Treatment Time data NHS England

Referral To Treatment data reported to NHSE/I (treatment types and wait times).



Satellite testing sites DHSC

This is a list of satellite testing sites.



Secondary Use Services Data (SUS) Plus Emergency Care Data Sets NHS England

Contains details on emergency care attendances, including A&E and urgent care/walk-in centres.



Segmentation NHS England

Record level registry containing condition flags for comorbidities for all patients in the master patient index. Developed using the Bridges to Health population segmentation approach.



Shielded Patient List NHS Digital

Dataset provided by NHS Digital, containing record level information for patients that are part of the shielding programme.



Splunk 111 - Vodafone NHS England

Raw NHS 111 call data (1 day lag). Not linkable to other record level sources, broken down by area code.



Supply Chain SCCL Distribution Centre data NHS Supply Chain

Contains supply chain data covering inventory, orders and deliveries from national distribution centres.



SUS+ Inpatient (Admitted Patient Care Episodes - APCE - and Admitted Patient Care Spells - APCS) NHS England

Inpatient admissions data.



SUS+ Outpatient (OPA) NHS England

Attendances at outpatient clinics.



Testing Site Predicted Capacity DHSC

This dataset includes details of the predicted capacity of all testing sites at specific dates, based on inventory of the number of testing kits available and predicted demand.



Testing Site Predicted Demand DHSC

This dataset includes details about the predicted demand for testing at each site.



UKHF NHS England

Contains publicly available health-related datasets such as those published on Public Health England, NHS England Statistics and NHS Digital websites.



Workforce - Social Care, The Adult Social Care Workforce Data Set https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/

This dataset is a list of the number of staff in social care broken down by staff type.