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Critical Care Dataset (CCDS)

The Critical Care Dataset (CCDS) comprises records for all adults receiving intensive and high dependency care from a Welsh provider, from 2006 onwards. It includes detailed information about duration and outcome of stay in critical care units, source of admission and discharge destination, and clinical information about treatment specialty and organ support days.


Approx. 9,000 admissions per year

Data Level

Individual person

Data Years

April 2006 – May 2016