This document is intended to be used by all NHS staff who are responsible for, or contribute to, the production of cost information.
It includes information that is relevant to the overall process of patient level costing and indicates where NHS providers should focus in the short to medium term.
2013/14 PLICS collection
Monitor recommends you review this document so that you can consider the recommendations relating to the 2013/14 PLICS collection and act on them where possible, before the submission window closes on 3 October 2014.
The importance of patient level cost data
Patient level cost data is extremely valuable in support of price setting, financial and operational management within NHS providers and for the NHS as a whole in understanding the cost drivers that underpin the treatment of patients across a range of settings.