NHS Scotland Accident & Emergency Sites

This reference dataset provides a listing of all NHS Emergency Departments, Minor Injury Units and other GP or nurse led departments that carry out Emergency Department related activity across Scotland.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Source A&E datamart
Author PHS Emergency Care Team
Version 1.1
Last Updated June 17, 2022, 18:09 (BST)
Created December 13, 2018, 12:29 (GMT)
Contact Address Unscheduled Care Team, Public Health Scotland, Information Service Division, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB
Subject Accident & Emergency Sites
Frequency Ad hoc
Time frame of data and timeliness Data collecting started June 2007, all sites have been open from before recording unless stated.
Coverage All Accident & Emergency Sites.
Completeness All open/closed Accident & Emergency Sites.
Accuracy All data are 100% accurate.
Continuity of data Data are continuous.
Concepts and definitions Sites are classed as either Emergency Departments (larger A&E services that typically provide a 24-hour consultant led service) or other sites including minor injuries units, small hospitals and health centres in rural areas that carry out Emergency Department related activity and are GP or nurse led. They may or may not be open 24 hours. All sites have been open from before the A&E data mart started collecting data in June 2007 unless stated otherwise.
Disclosure No disclosure has been applied.
Revision statement These data are not subject top revisions, sites will be updated as appropriate. The file has been revised for increased accuracy and consistency of column headers in related datasets.
Relevance and key uses of the statistics Essential reference file for Emergency Departments in Scotland.
Format CSV
Language English

Emergency Department Activity

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