The linkage dataset currently has 10 datasets and over 170 million records (20.7 million for CES) from 2006 onwards including: 45 and Up Study questionnaire data (including the SEEF – Social, Economic and Environmental Factors sub-study) linked to Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), Admitted Patient Data Collection (APDC), Emergency Department Data Collection (EDDC), Mental Health Ambulatory Data Collection (MHADC), Cancer Registry (CCR) and Deaths Data (RBDM and COD).
CES-P&CH is built on strong and long-standing partnership between the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity (CPHCE) at the University of New South Wales and the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD), the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Care Network (CESPHN).
The project has a webpage on the CPHCE website. This page includes information about CES-P&CH including a description of the project, research forum reports, lists of publications and conference presentations see https://cphce.unsw.edu.au/research/health-system-integration-and-primary-health-care-development/central-and-eastern-Sydney
Social Isolation Report
This study explored two measures of possible social disconnectedness (social isolation and living alone) and their impact on health, health care and mortality using the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary and Community Health Cohort/Linkage Resource.
Click here to read the Social Isolation Report.