Emergency bed days would be defined as in year bed days of Finished Consultant Episodes (FCEs) where the admission method is reported as emergency. Data is on a commissioner basis.
Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Publisher: DCLG Floor Targets Interactive
Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National
Geographic coverage: England
Time coverage: 2003/04 to 2007/08
Type of data: Administrative data
Notes: Methods for population weights at LA level are still to be confirmed. Existing methodology for weighting for PCTs is consistent with the DH resource allocation: weighted capitation formula (population weighted for age and need).