Identification

Name

Emergency Department Syndromic Surveillance System

Short name

EDSSS

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Public Health England (PHE)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2012-10-05 21:07:52+00:00

Modified

2016-04-07 17:44:13.618320+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

EDSSS is a sentinel emergency department system that monitors the daily numbers of attendances in a network of emergency departments across England. This system provides monitoring of severe presentation of disease and is the only routine source of real-time ED data available for surveillance in UK.

URL http://www.hpa.org.uk/Topics/InfectiousDiseases/InfectionsAZ/RealtimeSyndromicSurveillance/SyndromicSystemsAndBulletinArchive/EDSSS/
URL (alternate) http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140714084352/http://www.hpa.org.uk/Topics/InfectiousDiseases/InfectionsAZ/RealtimeSyndromicSurveillance/SyndromicSystemsAndBulletinArchive/EDSSS/primcEDSSSBulletinArchive2012/

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) ED/Hospital Records