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Patient-Level Information and Costing Systems - Ambulance Data Set

Part of a set of two information standards for patient-level costing, to provide a consistent approach to reporting cost information at patient level.

About this standard

NHS England
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Standard type
  • Information codes of practice
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Record standards define what information to collect and how to format it, for example when registering a new patient.

Data definitions and terminologies define the format of individual data items so they can be consistently represented, for example dates or medication names. Reference sets and controlled lists are also included.

Technical standards and specifications specify how to make information available technically including how the data is structured and transported.

Information codes of practice are legal or best practice guidelines on how information should be handled.

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Topics and care settings

Care setting
  • Urgent and Emergency Care

Dependencies and related standards


No known dependencies

Related standards
  • DAPB4000 Amd 15/2021 Patient-Level Information and Costing Systems (PLICS) Integrated Data Set
  • ISB 0149 NHS Number

Assurance and endorsements

Reference code for standards issued as requirements in England
Quality assurance
Not applicable

This standard has been approved by the Data Alliance Partnership Board (DAPB) and published as an information standard notice (ISN)

Page last updated: 22 November 2022