COVID-19 coded data review, England, 2020-21

Information relates to the published** monthly Hospital Episode Statistics data and is a snapshot of data covering April 2020 to March 2021 taken on 7 October 2021 from NHS Digital’s Data Access Environment. These snapshots give an indication of usage and accuracy against COVID-19 National Clinical Coding Standards of some ICD-10 and OPCS-4 codes for COVID-19 in hospital consultant episodes and do not reflect or replace official statistical publications on COVID-19 data.

**Mid And South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (RAJ) has notified NHS Digital of a data quality issue with the diagnosis data it submitted. Although it was not possible to correct the issue in time for publication, NHS Digital will re-process and update the data following publication. Please note that diagnosis data in this publication are therefore provisional until the data are rectified.

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