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Purchase Unit Data Dictionary 2020/21

Version v25.2 for use from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021

Last updated 16 November 2020

PUDD v25.2

Version 25.2 of the Purchase unit data dictionary (PUDD) contains purchase unit codes for counting or contracting for health services for the 2020/21 financial year. It includes new codes developed for the COVID-19 repsonse and other new codes.

A separate file with the purchase unit codes for reporting to National Collections is avaialble. 

Changes Sheets for 2020/21

The Changes sheets for PUDD v25.3 and 2021/22 v26 are out for consultation and can be found here

The Changes sheet for the PUDD v25.2 can be found here. Changes to the PUDD v25.2 have been consulted on and endorsed by the sector.

New codes for the COVID-19 response have been added from version v24.2, and are listed in the COVID-19 changes sheet.

All new changes have been included in tab (e) Combine changes v16-25.2 in version 25.2 of the PUDD. This previously sat as an external excel worksheet but have been added to the PUDD from version 25.2. 

Feedback or queries on the data dictionary and purchase unit codes can be sent to [email protected].