Information on health geographies can be found in the downloads below, and in the Beginner's Guide section of the website.
Names and codes files are in CSV or DBF format, with accompanying metadata in HTML format. CSV and DBF files can be read in MS Excel format and all common database applications, HTML files can be displayed in any internet browser. The files on this page contain both the new 9 character coding and the old style coding, for further information please see the Code History Database. Please note that Northern Ireland has not adopted the 9 character coding at present, so any information will still be in the current style coding.
Availability and Cost
Files can be downloaded free of charge by following the links below. Only the latest versions of files are available to download, but earlier versions may be available on request - please Contact ONS Geography.
Strategic Health Authorities (4.7 Kb ZIP)
Primary Care Organisations (6.7 Kb ZIP)
Local Health Boards (4.8 Kb ZIP)
Health Boards (4.8 Kb ZIP)
Community Health Partnerships (5.2 Kb ZIP)
Health and Social Care Board (4.5 Kb ZIP)
Local Commissioning Groups (4.6 Kb ZIP)