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Letters Hospital episode statistics

The riddle of the male obstetric patients: solved

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 24 April 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2899
  1. Chris Roebuck, HES programme head
  1. 1Health and Social Care Information Centre, Leeds LS1 6AE, UK
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I applaud Brennan and colleagues’ initiative to encourage greater understanding of the importance of accurately coding clinical data.1 This is a key focus of the Health and Social Care Information Centre, which manages hospital episode statistics (HES). We liaise closely with organisations to encourage submission of …

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