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Type:Data Dictionary Change Notice
Reference:1362
Version No:1.0
Subject:Update to Organisations in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary
Effective Date:Immediate
Reason for Change:New Organisations
Publication Date:22 February 2013

Background:

The 2012 Health Act made changes to the structure of the NHS.

A number of requirements for the Organisation Data Service standard have already been defined within ISN ISB 0090 Amd 5/2012 - Health and Social Care Bill Changes and ISN ISB 0090 Amd 37/2012 - ODS Non-Legislative Organisations, which included the addition of NHS Business Definitions for new organisations which will come into existence on 1 April 2013.

This Data Set Change Notice (DDCN) adds the following new NHS Business Definitions to the NHS Data Model and Dictionary for existing and new organisations that will be in existence from April 2013:

The NHS Business Definitions will be updated to reflect the responsibilities after April 2013.

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Summary of changes:

Supporting Information
CLINICAL SENATE   New Supporting Information
HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD   New Supporting Information
HEALTH EDUCATION ENGLAND   New Supporting Information
HEALTH PROTECTION AGENCY   Changed Description
HEALTH RESEARCH AUTHORITY   New Supporting Information
HEALTHWATCH ENGLAND   New Supporting Information
LOCAL HEALTHWATCH   New Supporting Information
MONITOR   New Supporting Information
NHS BUSINESS SERVICES AUTHORITY   New Supporting Information
NHS DENTAL SERVICES   Changed Description
NHS DICTIONARY OF MEDICINES AND DEVICES   Changed Description
NHS FOUNDATION TRUST   New Supporting Information
NHS PRESCRIPTION SERVICES   Changed Description
NHS TRUST DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY   New Supporting Information
ORGANISATIONS INTRODUCTION   Changed Description
ORGANISATIONS MENU   Changed Description
PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND   New Supporting Information
 

Date:22 February 2013
Sponsor:Ken Lunn, Director of Data Standards and Products, Technology Office, Department of Health Informatics Directorate

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CLINICAL SENATE

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

A Clinical Senate is an ORGANISATION.

Clinical Senates will aid Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG), Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWB) and the NHS Commissioning Board to make the best decisions about healthcare for the populations they represent by providing advice and leadership at a strategic level.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralClinical Senates

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HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

A Health and Wellbeing Board is an ORGANISATION.

A Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) is a forum where key leaders from the health and care system work together to improve the health and wellbeing of their local population and reduce health inequalities.

From April 2013, each Local Authority in England has a fully operational Health and Wellbeing Board. 

For further information on Health and Wellbeing Boards, see the Department of Health website.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
shortnameHWB
pluralHealth and Wellbeing Boards

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HEALTH EDUCATION ENGLAND

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

Health Education England is an ORGANISATION.

Health Education England (HEE) was established as a Special Health Authority, before assuming full operational responsibilities from April 2013.

Health Education England:

  • provides leadership for the new education and training system
  • ensures that the shape and skills of the future health and public health workforce evolve to sustain high quality outcomes for PATIENTS in the face of demographic and technological change
  • ensures that the workforce has the right skills, behaviours and training, and is available in the right numbers, to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and drive improvements
  • supports healthcare providers and clinicians to take greater responsibility for planning and commissioning education and training.

For further information on Health Education England, see the Health Education England website.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
shortnameHEE

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HEALTH PROTECTION AGENCY

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description

The Health Protection Agency is an ORGANISATION.

The Health Protection Agency is an independent body that protects the health and well-being of the population.The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is an independent body that protects the health and well-being of the population. The Health Protection Agency plays a critical role in protecting people from infectious diseases and in preventing harm when hazards involving chemicals, poisons or radiation occur. The Health Protection Agency also prepares for new and emerging threats, such as a bio-terrorist attack or virulent new strain of disease.

From April 2013 the Health Protection Agency will close and become part of Public Health England.

For further information on the Health Protection Agency, see the Health Protection Agency website.

 

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HEALTH RESEARCH AUTHORITY

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

The Health Research Authority is an ORGANISATION.

The Health Research Authority (HRA) was established on 01 December 2011 as a Special Health Authority.

The purpose of the Health Research Authority is to protect and promote the interests of PATIENTS and the public in health research.

For further information on the Health Research Authority, see the Health Research Authority website.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
shortnameHRA

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HEALTHWATCH ENGLAND

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

Healthwatch England is an ORGANISATION.

Healthwatch England is the independent consumer champion for health and social care in England.

Healthwatch England works with Local Healthwatch and:

For further information on Healthwatch England, see the:

 

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LOCAL HEALTHWATCH

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

A Local Healthwatch is an ORGANISATION.

A Local Healthwatch covers every Local Authority area in England.

A Local Healthwatch:

  • represents the views of:
    • people who use SERVICES
    • carers and
    • the public

on the Health and Wellbeing Boards set up by Local Authorities

  • provides a complaints advocacy service to support people who make a complaint about SERVICES

For further information on Local Healthwatch, see the:

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyLocal Involvement Networks (LINks)

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MONITOR

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

Monitor is an ORGANISATION.

Monitor is the independent regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts.

Monitor:

  • is the sector regulator for health care, i.e. regulates all providers of NHS funded SERVICES in England, except those that are exempt under secondary legislation
  • also set the tariffs for Payment by Results (PbR).

Monitor's main duty is to:

protect and promote the interests of people who use health care SERVICES by promoting the provision of SERVICES which are economic, efficient and effective, and maintains or improves the quality of the SERVICES.

For further information on Monitor, see the Monitor website.

 

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NHS BUSINESS SERVICES AUTHORITY

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

The NHS Business Services Authority is a Special Health Authority, which is an ORGANISATION.

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) provides a range of critical central services to NHS ORGANISATIONS, NHS contractors, PATIENTS and the public.

For further information on the NHS Business Services Authority, see the NHS Business Services Authority website.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
shortnameNHSBSA

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NHS DENTAL SERVICES

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description

NHS Dental Services (previously known as the NHS Business Services Authority Dental Services Division) is an operating division of the NHS Business Services Authority.NHS Dental Services (previously known as the NHS Business Services Authority Dental Services Division) is an operating division of the NHS Business Services Authority.

The main duties of NHS Dental Services are:

For further information on NHS Dental Services, see the NHS Dental Services website.

 

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NHS DICTIONARY OF MEDICINES AND DEVICES

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description

The NHS dictionary of medicines and devices (dm+d) is a dictionary delivered through a partnership between NHS Connecting for Health and NHS Business Services Authority.The NHS dictionary of medicines and devices (dm+d) is a dictionary delivered through a partnership between NHS Connecting for Health and NHS Business Services Authority.

The NHS dictionary of medicines and devices is a dictionary containing unique identifiers and associated textual descriptions for medicines and medical devices. It has been developed for use throughout the NHS as a means of uniquely identifying the specific medicines and devices used in the diagnosis and treatment of PATIENTS.

For further information on the NHS dictionary of medicines and devices, see the NHS dictionary of medicines and devices website.

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NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

An NHS Foundation Trust is a type of NHS Trust which is an ORGANISATION.

NHS Foundation Trusts:

  • are not-for-profit, public benefit corporations
  • provide over half of all NHS hospital, mental health and Ambulance Services
  • were created to devolve decision making from central government to local ORGANISATION and communities
  • provide and develop healthcare according to core NHS principles - free care, based on need and not ability to pay.

For further information on NHS Foundation Trusts, see the:

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralNHS Foundation Trusts

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NHS PRESCRIPTION SERVICES

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description

NHS Prescription Services (previously known as the NHS Business Services Authority Prescription Pricing Division) is one of the services supplied by the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA). The NHS Business Services Authority was created in 2006 following a Department of Health review.NHS Prescription Services (previously known as the NHS Business Services Authority Prescription Pricing Division) is one of the services supplied by the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA).

NHS Prescription Services processes over three million prescription items every working day.

NHS Prescription Services' primary responsibilities are:

  • Examination, checking, pricing and analysis of the NHS prescriptions for drugs, medicine and appliances in England;
  • Payments to pharmacy contractors, appliance contractors and authorisation of payments to dispensing doctors in England;
  • Provision of regular and prompt information on the costs and trends of prescribing in England;
  • Supplying England, Isle of Man and Channel Island GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER codes;
  • Supplying England, Isle of Man and Channel Island GP Practice codes;
  • Supplying codes for England, Isle of Man and Channel Island pharmacy and appliance dispensers.
Note: NHS Wales Informatics Service supply Welsh practitioner and practice details.

For further information on NHS Prescription Services, see the NHS Prescription Services website.

 

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NHS TRUST DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

The NHS Trust Development Authority is an ORGANISATION.

Following the abolition of Strategic Health Authorities (SHA), the NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA) is responsible for overseeing the performance management and governance of NHS Trusts, including clinical quality, and managing their progress towards NHS Foundation Trust status.

The NHS Trust Development Authority plays its part in safeguarding the core values of the NHS, ensuring a fair and comprehensive service across the country and promoting the NHS Constitution.

For further information on the NHS Trust Development Authority, see the NHS Trust Development Authority website.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
shortnameNHS TDA

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ORGANISATIONS INTRODUCTION

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description

ORGANISATIONS such as the Health and Social Care Information Centre, General Medical Council etc which are included in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

Referenced Organisations:

 

 Regulatory Bodies:

 
  
  

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ORGANISATIONS MENU

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description



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PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND

Change to Supporting Information: New Supporting Information

This NHS Business Definition is for information regarding organisations that will be in existence from April 2013. The definition will be updated with the current position after April 2013.

Public Health England is an ORGANISATION.

Public Health England (PHE) took up its full powers on 1 April 2013.

Public Health England was established to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and to reduce inequalities.

For further information on Public Health England, see the Department of Health website.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
shortnamePHE

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For enquiries about this Change Request, please email datastandards@nhs.net