Official Statistics

HES-MHLD Data Linkage Report - Summary Statistics, October 2015

Shows the overall number of mental health and learning disability patients accessing Inpatient, Outpatient and A&E services compared to the remaining service user population.



This is the latest monthly (October 2015) statistical publication in relation to the linked HES (Hospital Episode Statistics) and MHLDDS (Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Data Set) data. The two data sets have been linked using specific patient identifiers collected in HES and MHLDDS. The linkage allows the data sets to be linked in this manner from 2006-07.

The HES-MHLDDS linkage provides the ability to undertake national (within England) analysis along acute patient pathways for mental health and learning disability service users’ interactions with acute secondary care