Data Manuals and Guidance

Manuals and Guidance for the Core Data Collection 

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Level 2 Manuals and Guidance can be found in the Level 2 Expansion Documents section of our website.

PICU collection manuals

PICANet Web Admission Dataset Manual v5.9 March 2024

To support the collection of the healthcare associated infection data, please see the Healthcare associated infections expanded dataset definitions and frequently asked questions, v1.0 April 2023

PICANet Admission Schema Manual v2.6 March 2024

PICANet Referral & Transport Dataset Definitions Manual v2.2 November 2020

PICANet Referral Schema Manual V1.2

PICANet Transport Schema Manual V1.6

Guidance on completion

Further information

PICANet Dataset Changes Over Time This document contains details on data availability and limitations which should be considered when submitting a data or information access request for PICANet data.

Changes to the PICANet Admission and Transport Datasets November 2020

PICANet Web Quick User Guide v3.0 2017

Resetting Sequential Probability Ratio Test Plot (RSPRT)_explanation

PICANet Organisation Code List

ICD-10 Isolation Codes