Hospitals in England

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This dataset contains information about hospitals in England. National Health Service (NHS) Choices considers hospitals as locations that provide predominantly inpatient services. It includes information about organization and post codes, telephone number and email address for several hospital organizations in England.

Complexity

The Organization Data Service (ODS) is provided by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). It is responsible for the publication of all organization and practitioner codes and national policy and standards with regard to the majority of organization codes, and encompasses the functionality and services previously provided by the National Administrative Codes Service (NACS).

This dataset contains address details and contact information about different hospitals. Hospitals are sourced from Organisation Data Service (ODS), which is part of the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). NHS Choices has provided the functionality that allows hospitals to access their profiles using the Provider Information Management System (PIMS) to update the information NHS Choices holds about them. Hospitals or their parent organizations that have taken up this privilege are able to update their respective profiles. Hospitals are identified by an ODS code in addition to an NHS choice internal identifier.

In England, hospital services are commissioned by clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). Hospitals themselves are mostly managed by NHS trusts, which ensure high-quality care is provided and that money is spent efficiently. If hospitals or trusts provide poor quality of care, then they could be put into special measures. Trusts in special measures are expected to have made improvements within 12 months.

Healthcare in England is mainly provided by England’s public health service, the National Health Service, that provides healthcare to all permanent residents of the United Kingdom that is free at the point of use and paid for from general taxation. Since health is a devolved matter, there are differences with the provisions for healthcare elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Though the public system dominates healthcare provision in England, private healthcare and a wide variety of alternative and complementary treatments are available for those willing to pay. The National Health Service (NHS) is free at the point of use for the patient though there are charges associated with eye tests, dental care, prescriptions, and many aspects of personal care. The NHS provides the majority of healthcare in England, including primary care, in-patient care, long-term healthcare, ophthalmology and dentistry. The NHS has recently adopted a formal constitution which for the first time, in one document, lays down the objectives of the NHS, the rights and responsibilities of the various parties (patients, staff, trust boards) and the guiding principles which govern the service. England has a private sector in health care providing a lesser set of treatments than those obtainable from the NHS. Private healthcare is sometimes funded by employers through medical insurance as part of a benefits package to employees though it is mostly the larger companies that do. Insurers also market policies directly to the public. The private sector now does some subcontracting work for the NHS. Thus an NHS patient can be treated in the private sector as an NHS patient if the Health Services has subcontracted work to the hospital.

Date Created

2015-03-24

Last Modified

2015-03-24

Version

2015-03-24

Update Frequency

Quarterly

Temporal Coverage

N/A

Spatial Coverage

England

Source

John Snow Labs => Data.Gov.UK, (National Health Service, England NHS Choices)

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Organization Data Service, Prescription Service, National Health Service (NHS), Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), National Administrative Codes Service (NACS), Provider Information Management System (PIMS), Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

Other Titles

NHS Hospitals in England, List of Hospitals in England for NHS Choices

Name Description Type Constraints
Organization_IDRefers to the internal unique identification.integerlevel : Nominal
Organization_CodeRefers to the unique organization code.string-
Organization_Sub_TypeIt identifies the sub type of the hospital organization.string-
SectorIdentifies the sector name of the hospital organization.string-
Organization_StatusIdentifies the status of the hospital organization.string-
Is_Pims_ManagedRefers to instances where the hospital is responsible for updating its information on the NHS Choices website using our Provider Information Management System (PIMS).boolean-
Organization_NameIdentifies the name of the hospital organization.string-
Address_Line1Main Address of the hospital organization.string-
Address_Line2Secondary address of the hospital organization.string-
Address_Line3Remaining part of the address where the hospital organization is located.string-
CityIndicates the name of the city where the hospital organization is located.string-
CountyIndicates the name of the county where the hospital is located.string-
Post_CodeThe postal code of the hospital organization.string-
LatitudeIdentifies the geographical location Latitude.-
LongitudeIdentifies the geographical location Longitude.-
Parent_ODS_CodeIdentifies parent Operational Data Store (ODS) code of the hospital organization.string-
Parent_NameIdentifies parent name of the hospital organization in England.string-
Contact_Telephone_NumberThe telephone number to contact the hospital organization in England.string-
EmailThe Email address of the hospital organization in England.string-
WebsiteIndicates the Website address of the hospital organization in England.string-
FaxIndicates the Fax number of the hospital organization in England.string-
Organization_IDOrganization_CodeOrganization_Sub_TypeSectorOrganization_StatusIs_Pims_ManagedOrganization_NameAddress_Line1Address_Line2Address_Line3CityCountyPost_CodeLatitudeLongitudeParent_ODS_CodeParent_NameContact_Telephone_NumberEmailWebsiteFax
3664780RTQHMHospitalNHS SectorVisibletrueOak HouseBarton StreetSuffolkHR4 0AY52.05363846-2.722952366RTQ2gether NHS Foundation Trust
3664773RTQ13HospitalNHS SectorVisibletrueHoneybourneSwindon RoadSuffolkGL51 9EZ51.90737534-2.082446098RTQ2gether NHS Foundation Trust
59953R1CF2HospitalIndependent SectorVisibletrueSt JamesLocksway RoadSouthseaHampshirePO4 8LD50.79695511-1.050118327R1CSolent NHS Trust
3664767RTQ54HospitalNHS SectorVisibletrueBerkeley HouseBerkeley CloseEssexGL5 4SA51.74640274-2.247665167RTQ2gether NHS Foundation Trust
68367NFY01UNKNOWNNHS SectorVisiblefalseDoctors Hospital64 Dalston RoadCarlisleCumbriaCA2 5NW54.88873291-2.948363304NFYJma Healthcare Ltd
3664772RTQ01HospitalNHS SectorVisibletrueCharlton Lane HospitalCharlton LaneGL53 9DZ51.88033676-2.07402873RTQ2gether NHS Foundation Trust
6597815DAR02UNKNOWNNHS SectorVisiblefalseHighfield HospitalHighfield RoadWidnesCheshireWA8 7DJ53.37405777-2.735519886DARPlatform 7 Limited
59970R1CM8UNKNOWNIndependent SectorVisiblefalseElmleigh Hospital61A New LaneHavantHampshirePO9 2JJ50.85652542-0.975570321R1CSolent NHS Trust
8329037NQT1OUNKNOWNNHS SectorVisiblefalseMelksham Community HospitalSpa RoadMelkshamWiltshireSN12 7NZ51.36713409-2.131529331NQTVirgin Care Ltd
8431103NPG09UNKNOWNNHS SectorVisibletrueSpamedica Eye Hospital (Bolton)43 ChurchgateBoltonLancashireBL1 1HU53.57993317-2.425807714NPGSpamedica