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Type:
Reference:1503
Version No:1.0
Subject:December 2014 Release Patch
Effective Date:Immediate
Reason for Change:Patch
Publication Date:18 December 2014

Background:

This patch updates the NHS Data Model and Dictionary in preparation for the December 2014 Release and includes:

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Summary of changes:

Data Set
PERSONAL DEMOGRAPHICS SERVICE BIRTH NOTIFICATION DATA SET   Changed Description
PERSONAL DEMOGRAPHICS SERVICE CREATE INITIAL RECORD REQUEST DATA SET   Changed Description
 
Supporting Information
ORDINARILY RESIDENT   Changed Description
REFERRAL CLOSURE DATE (COMMUNITY CARE)   Changed Description
WHAT'S NEW: DECEMBER 2014 renamed from WHAT'S NEW: NOVEMBER 2014   Changed Name, Description
 
Class Definitions
SESSION   Changed Description
 
Attribute Definitions
ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY CODE   Changed Description
REFERRAL CLOSURE REASON FOR COMMUNITY CARE   Changed Description
SURGICAL DEFAULT TECHNIQUE INDICATOR (RETIRED)   Changed Description
 
Data Elements
IMPLANT MANUFACTURER (RETIRED)   Changed Description
PERSON STATED GENDER CODE   Changed Description
SURGICAL DEFAULT TECHNIQUE INDICATOR (RETIRED)   Changed Description
WORK AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT SCALE SCORE (RETIRED)   Changed linked Attribute
 

Date:18 December 2014
Sponsor:Richard Kavanagh, Head of Data Standards - Interoperability Specifications, Information Standards Delivery, Health and Social Care Information Centre

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PERSONAL DEMOGRAPHICS SERVICE BIRTH NOTIFICATION DATA SET

Change to Data Set: Changed Description

Personal Demographics Service Birth Notification Data Set Overview

Note: At the Standardisation Committee for Care Information meeting on 28th May 2014, an amendment to the implementation date of the ISB information standard was approved. The implementation date is now 31 December 2014.

The Mandatory, Required or Optional (M/R/O) column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

  • M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present
  • R = Required: the information for this data element should be reported where available
  • O = Optional: the inclusion of this data element is optional
Patient Identifier:
To carry the demographic details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required. 
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MNHS NUMBER (BABY)
Person Name:
To carry the name details for the Patient. 
One occurrence of this group is required where available. 
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON NAME TYPE
RPDS PERSON FAMILY NAME (AT BIRTH)
RPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME (AT BIRTH)
RPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME SECOND (AT BIRTH)
RPDS PERSON NAME PREFIX
RPDS PERSON NAME SUFFIX
RPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (PERSON NAME)
Person Gender:
To carry the gender details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY)
Person Birth Date:
To carry the birth date details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON BIRTH DATE (BABY)
MPDS DELIVERY TIME
Person Death:
To carry the death details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required where available.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON DEATH DATE
RPDS PERSON DEATH TIME
MPDS DEATH NOTIFICATION STATUS CODE
Patient Address:
To carry the address details for the Patient.
At least one occurrence of this group is required, no more than two occurrences of this group are permitted.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ADDRESS TYPE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
MPDS ADDRESS LINE 1 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
or
PDS ADDRESS LINE 2 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
OPDS ADDRESS LINE 3 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
MPDS ADDRESS LINE 4 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
OPDS ADDRESS LINE 5 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
RPDS POSTCODE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
RPDS PAF KEY (PATIENT ADDRESS)
RPDS ADDRESS DESCRIPTION (PATIENT TEMPORARY ADDRESS) 
RPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
RPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE TO DATE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
Telecommunications:
To carry the communication contact details for the Patient.   
At least one occurrence of this group is required where available.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS TELECOM USAGE
MPDS COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD (MOTHER OF BABY)
MPDS COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING (MOTHER OF BABY)
RPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
RPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE TO DATE (TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
Baby Tracing data:
To carry the tracing details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MBIRTH ORDER
MPDS BIRTH WEIGHT
Place of Birth:
To carry the place of birth details for the Patient. 
One occurrence of this group is required where available.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
RPDS TOWN OF BIRTH
RPDS COUNTY OR DISTRICT OF BIRTH
RPDS COUNTRY OF BIRTH
Mother's Details:
To carry the demographic details for the Mother. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
RNHS NUMBER (MOTHER)
RPDS PERSON BIRTH DATE (MOTHER)
Mother's Usual Name Details:
To carry the name details for the Mother. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPERSON FAMILY NAME (MOTHER OF BABY)
MPERSON GIVEN NAME (MOTHER OF BABY)
RPERSON GIVEN NAME SECOND (MOTHER OF BABY)
Primary Care Mother:
To carry the GP registration details for the Mother. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
RGENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE CODE (PATIENT REGISTRATION (MOTHER))
RPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (GMP PRACTICE)
RPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE TO DATE (GMP PRACTICE)
MPDS PATIENT CARE PROVISION TYPE
RPDS GMP PRACTICE NAME
RPDS SENIOR PARTNER CODE (GMP PRACTICE)
RPDS SENIOR PARTNER NAME (GMP PRACTICE)
GP Practice Address:
To carry the address details for the GP where the Mother is registered. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ADDRESS LINE 1 (GMP PRACTICE)
or
PDS ADDRESS LINE 2 (GMP PRACTICE)
OPDS ADDRESS LINE 3 (GMP PRACTICE)
OPDS ADDRESS LINE 4 (GMP PRACTICE)
OPDS ADDRESS LINE 5 (GMP PRACTICE)
RPDS POSTCODE (GMP PRACTICE)
Partner Child Health:
To carry the detail of the Child Health department associated with the Maternity unit where the baby was born. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CHILD HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR MATERNITY UNIT)
Responsible Child Health:
To carry the detail of the Child Health department responsible for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required where available.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (RESPONSIBLE CHILD HEALTH DEPARTMENT)
Clinical Information:
To carry the clinical details associated with the Patient birth.  
One occurrence of this group is required where available.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE
MGESTATION LENGTH
MPDS NUMBER OF BIRTHS IN CONFINEMENT
MLIVE OR STILL BIRTH CODE
RPDS SUSPECTED CONGENITAL ABNORMALITY INDICATION CODE
Delivery Place:
To carry the delivery location details for the Patient birth. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MDELIVERY PLACE TYPE CODE (ACTUAL)
RPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (ACTUAL DELIVERY PLACE)
RPDS DELIVERY PLACE NAME
Notifying Person:
To carry the details of the Person sending the PDS Birth Notification Data Set. 
One occurrence of this group is required where available.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON FAMILY NAME (NOTIFYING PERSON)
MPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME (NOTIFYING PERSON)
RPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME SECOND (NOTIFYING PERSON)
Registering Authority:
To carry the details of the organisation recording the Registrable Birth.  
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS REGISTERING AUTHORITY TYPE
MPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (REGISTERING AUTHORITY)

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PERSONAL DEMOGRAPHICS SERVICE CREATE INITIAL RECORD REQUEST DATA SET

Change to Data Set: Changed Description

Personal Demographics Service Create Initial Record Request Data Set Overview

Note: At the Standardisation Committee for Care Information meeting on 28th May 2014, an amendment to the implementation date of the ISB information standard was approved. The implementation date is now 31 December 2014.

The Mandatory, Required or Optional (M/R/O) column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

  • M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present
  • R = Required: the information for this data element should be reported where available
  • O = Optional: the inclusion of this data element is optional

Notes:

* Birth Notifications web application

Where the Personal Demographics Service Create Initial Record Request Data Set is reported using the Birth Notifications web application the NHS NUMBER (MOTHER) is required where available.

** Interim NHS Number Service

Where the information for the Primary Care Mother data group is not available, the  Interim NHS Number Service should be used instead of the Personal Demographics Service Create Initial Record Request Data Set.

Miscellaneous Data:
To carry control data used by the Personal Demographics Service to determine the appropriate action to carry out.
One occurrence of this group is required. 
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS IGNORE POSSIBLE DUPLICATES STATUS
Person Name:
To carry the name details for the Patient. 
One occurrence of this group is required. 
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON NAME TYPE
MPDS PERSON FAMILY NAME (AT BIRTH)
MPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME (AT BIRTH)
RPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME SECOND (AT BIRTH)
OPDS PERSON NAME PREFIX
OPDS PERSON NAME SUFFIX
MPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (PERSON NAME)
Person Gender:
To carry the gender details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT (BABY)
Person Birth Date:
To carry the birth date details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON BIRTH DATE (BABY)
MPDS DELIVERY TIME
Person Death:
To carry the death details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required where available.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON DEATH DATE
MPDS PERSON DEATH TIME
MPDS DEATH NOTIFICATION STATUS CODE
Patient Address:
To carry the address details for the Patient.
At least one occurrence of this group is required, no more than two occurrences of this group are permitted.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ADDRESS TYPE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
MPDS ADDRESS LINE 1 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
or
PDS ADDRESS LINE 2 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
OPDS ADDRESS LINE 3 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
MPDS ADDRESS LINE 4 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
OPDS ADDRESS LINE 5 (PATIENT ADDRESS)
RPDS POSTCODE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
OPDS PAF KEY (PATIENT ADDRESS)
OPDS ADDRESS DESCRIPTION (PATIENT TEMPORARY ADDRESS) 
MPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
OPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE TO DATE (PATIENT ADDRESS)
Telecommunications:
To carry the communication contact details for the Patient.  
Multiple occurrences of this group are permitted.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS TELECOM USAGE
MPDS COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD (MOTHER OF BABY)
MPDS COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING (MOTHER OF BABY)
MPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
OPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE TO DATE (TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
Baby Tracing data:
To carry the tracing details for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MBIRTH ORDER
MPDS BIRTH WEIGHT
Place of Birth:
To carry the place of birth details for the Patient. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
RPDS TOWN OF BIRTH
RPDS COUNTY OR DISTRICT OF BIRTH
RPDS COUNTRY OF BIRTH
Mother's Details:
To carry the demographic details for the Mother. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MNHS NUMBER (MOTHER)*
MPDS PERSON BIRTH DATE (MOTHER)
Mother's Usual Name Details:
To carry the name details for the Mother. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPERSON FAMILY NAME (MOTHER OF BABY)
MPERSON GIVEN NAME (MOTHER OF BABY)
OPERSON GIVEN NAME SECOND (MOTHER OF BABY)
Primary Care Mother**:
To carry the GP registration details for the Mother. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MGENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE CODE (PATIENT REGISTRATION (MOTHER))
OPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE FROM DATE (GMP PRACTICE)
OPDS BUSINESS EFFECTIVE TO DATE (GMP PRACTICE)
MPDS PATIENT CARE PROVISION TYPE
Partner Child Health:
To carry the detail of the Child Health department associated with the Maternity unit where the baby was born. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CHILD HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR MATERNITY UNIT)
Responsible Child Health:
To carry the detail of the Child Health department responsible for the Patient.
One occurrence of this group is permitted.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (RESPONSIBLE CHILD HEALTH DEPARTMENT)
Clinical Information:
To carry the clinical details associated with the Patient birth.  
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS ETHNIC CATEGORY CODE
MGESTATION LENGTH
MPDS NUMBER OF BIRTHS IN CONFINEMENT
MLIVE OR STILL BIRTH CODE
MPDS SUSPECTED CONGENITAL ABNORMALITY INDICATION CODE
Delivery Place:
To carry the delivery location details for the Patient birth. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MDELIVERY PLACE TYPE CODE (ACTUAL)
MPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (ACTUAL DELIVERY PLACE)
MPDS DELIVERY PLACE NAME
Notifying Person:
To carry the details of the Person sending the PDS Birth Notification Data Set. 
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS PERSON FAMILY NAME (NOTIFYING PERSON)
MPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME (NOTIFYING PERSON)
OPDS PERSON GIVEN NAME SECOND (NOTIFYING PERSON)
Registering Authority:
To carry the details of the organisation recording the Registrable Birth.  
One occurrence of this group is required.
M/R/OData Set Data Elements
MPDS REGISTERING AUTHORITY TYPE
MPDS ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (REGISTERING AUTHORITY)

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ORDINARILY RESIDENT

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description

Ordinarily Resident is a term applied to a PERSON.

An Ordinarily Resident is a PERSON who is Ordinarily Resident in the United Kingdom and cannot be charged for NHS hospital healthcare.

Note: The Department of Health website advises that; “Ordinarily Resident” is a common law concept interpreted by the House of Lords as someone who is living lawfully in the United Kingdom, voluntarily and for settled purposes as part of the regular order of their life for the time being, with an identifiable purpose for their residence here which has a sufficient degree of continuity to be properly described as settled.Note: The gov.uk website advises that; “Ordinary Residence means, broadly, living in the UK on a lawful, voluntary and properly settled basis for the time being. A PERSON who is not Ordinarily Resident in this country at the time of treatment is not automatically entitled to NHS hospital treatment free of charge. A PERSON who is Ordinarily Resident is not subjected to this charging regime."

For further information on Ordinarily Resident, see the Department of Health website.For further information on Ordinarily Resident, see the Department of Health part of the gov.uk website at: Guidance on overseas visitors hospital charging regulations.

 

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REFERRAL CLOSURE DATE (COMMUNITY CARE)

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Description

Referral Closure Date (Community Care) is an ACTIVITY DATE TIME.A Referral Closure Date (Community Care) is an ACTIVITY DATE TIME.

The date when the REFERRAL REQUEST to Community Health Services was closed as a result of the PATIENT being discharged from Community Health Services, or the REFERRAL REQUEST being rejected by the Health Care Provider.A Referral Closure Date (Community Care) is the date when the REFERRAL REQUEST to Community Health Services was closed as a result of the PATIENT being discharged from Community Health Services, or the REFERRAL REQUEST being rejected by the Health Care Provider.

 

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WHAT'S NEW: DECEMBER 2014  renamed from WHAT'S NEW: NOVEMBER 2014

Change to Supporting Information: Changed Name, Description

Release: December 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1396 (31 October 2014) - ISB 1567 Amd 15/2014 National Joint Registry Data Set Version 6

    The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 October 2015:

  • CR1487 (1 October 2015) - ISB 0089 Amd 8/2014 Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Central Return Data Set

Release: November 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1420 (Immediate) - ISB 0139 Amd 29/2013 Genitourinary Medicine Clinic Activity Data Set (GUMCAD) Update
  • CR1421 (Immediate) - ISB 1518 Amd 30/2013 Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Data Set (SRHAD) Update
  • CR1422 (Immediate) - ISB 1518 Amd 30/2013 Retirement of Central Return Form KT31 Cross Sector Services

Release: October 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: September 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1484 (Immediate) - DDCN 1484/2014 Female Genital Mutilation SNOMED CT Subsets

The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 31 July 2015:

  • CR1344 (31 July 2015) - ISB 1594 Amd 31/2012 Information Sharing to Tackle Violence Minimum Data Set

Release: August 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1360 (1 September 2014) - ISB 0011 Amd 5/2014 Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Data Set

Release: July 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1351 (1 July 2014) - ISB 1520 Amd 02/2013 Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set Version 1.5
  • CR1482 (Immediate) - DDCN 1482/2014 Source of Referral for Mental Health
  • CR1480 (Immediate) - DDCN 1480/2014 Mental Health Care Cluster 9
  • CR1477 (Immediate) - DDCN 1477/2014 Payment by Results

  • Note: CR1383 (31 December 2014) - ISB 1555 Amd 10/2012 Personal Demographics Service Birth Notification Data Sets

At the Standardisation Committee for Care Information meeting on 28th May 2014, an amendment to the implementation date of the ISB information standard was approved. The implementation date is now 31 December 2014.

  • The July 2014 Release updates the NHS Data Model and Dictionary Help Pages to reflect the new organisation structure.

Release: June 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1465 (Immediate) - DDCN 1465/2014 Primary Care Trusts and NHS Trusts
  • CR1461 (Immediate) - DDCN 1461/2014 New Standardisation Committee for Care Information (SCCI) Process
  • CR1383 (30 June 2014) - ISB 1555 Amd 10/2012 Personal Demographics Service Birth Notification Data Sets

Release: May 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: April 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: March 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1388 (1 April 2014) - ISB 1521 Amd 23/2013 Updates to the Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set and XML Schema
  • CR1370 (1 April 2014) - ISB 1533 Amd 24/2013 Updates to the Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set and XML Schema
  • CR1322 (1 April 2014) - ISB 0111 Amd 26/2012 Changes to the Radiotherapy Data Set
  • CR1387 (1 April 2014) - ISB 0084 Amd 10/2013 Introduction of OPCS-4.7
  • CR1376 (1 April 2014) - ISB 1607 Amd 26/2013 Emergency Care Weekly Situation Report Data Set
  • CR1433 (Immediate) - DDCN 1433/2014 Data Services for Commissioners
  • CR1467 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1467/2014 Retirement of Standards
  • CR1464 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1464/2014 Retirement of Standards - Domains and Diagrams
  • CR1458 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1458/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCNs - 11/97/P05, 12/97/P06, 15/97/P09, 18/97/P12, 22/96/P19, 32/96/P27, 49/97/P35, 62/95/P51, 07/2007, 08/2009, 17/92, 20/2001, 22/2006 and 38/2002
  • CR1444 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1444/2014 Retirement of Standards
  • CR1436 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1436/2014 Retirement of Standards
  • CR1435 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1435/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCNs 22/95/P21, 20/91, 21/93, 40/95/P34, 09/94/P04, 93/95/P76, 23/94/A04, 8/92 and 17/93
  • CR1432 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1432/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCN 3/92, DSCN 12/96/P11, DSCN 50/94/P36, DSCN 66/96/W09 and DSCN 16/93
  • CR1429 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1429/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCN 07/96/P06
  • CR1425 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1425/2014 Retirement of Standards
  • CR1423 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1423/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCNs 37/98/A09, 14/97/P08, 12/2002, 37/2003, 14/2004 and 27/2001
  • CR1419 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1419/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCNs 39/98/A11, 09/99/P06, 11/99/P07, 13/2003, 38/2001, 22/2001, 19/98/A02, 40/96/P34, 29/94/P19, 49/94/P35, 34/95/P29, 53/96/P44 and 96/95/P79
  • CR1418 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1418/2014 Retirement of Standards
  • CR1417 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1417/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCNs 13/95/P12, 44/2001, 29/2004, 18/98/W02 and 24/98/F01
  • CR1416 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1416/2014 Retirement of Standards - KC64 - DSCNs 05/98/P05 and 26/95/W02
  • CR1414 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1414/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCNs 03/99/P03, 10/2002, 12/99/A04, 20/98/A03, 30/98/P21, 35/99/P25, 37/97/P24 and 43/97/P29
  • CR1413 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1413/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCNs 13/97/P07, 15/96/P14, 17/2001, 20/2004, 21/2001, 21/2003, 28/98/P20, 33/2003 and 43/2002
  • CR1409 (1 April 2014) - DDCN 1409/2014 Retirement of Standards - DSCN's 46/97/P32, 01/2004, 04/2004, 11/2005, 27/2002, 31/2002, 53/2002 and 54/2002

Release: February 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1460 (Immediate) - DDCN 1460/2014 NHS Dental Services Update
  • CR1459 (Immediate) - DDCN 1459/2014 General Medical Practitioner (Specified), Doctor Index Number and General Medical Practitioner PPD Code Update
  • CR1446 (Immediate) - DDCN 1446/2014 Health and Social Care Information Centre Update
  • CR1404 (Immediate) - DDCN 1404/2014 Retirement of e-Gif definitions
  • CR1395 (28 February 2014) - ISB 0090 Amd 17/2013 Organisation Data Service – NHS Postcode Directory

Release: January 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1386 (31 January 2014) - ISB 0090 Amd 9/2013 Special Health Authority (SpHA) Code Structure Change
  • CR1443 (Immediate) - DDCN 1443/2014 Change of name of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
  • CR1441 (Immediate) - DDCN 1441/2014 Retirement of Review of Central Returns (ROCR) - Central Return Form KH03A
  • CR1440 (Immediate) - DDCN 1440/2014 Retirement of Review of Central Returns (ROCR) - Genitourinary Medicine Access Monthly Monitoring Data Set
  • CR1439 (Immediate) - DDCN 1439/2013 Retirement of Review of Central Returns (ROCR) Returns
  • CR1405 (Immediate) - DDCN 1405/2013 Overseas Visitors
  • CR1393 (Immediate) - DDCN 1393/2013 Amendment to Inter-Provider Transfer Administrative Minimum Data Set Overview
  • CR1392 (Immediate) - DDCN 1392/2013 Review of Central Returns (ROCR) Discontinuations - Referral to Treatment Performance Sharing Data Set
  • CR1391 (Immediate) - DDCN 1391/2013 Review of Central Returns (ROCR) Discontinuations - Referral to Treatment (RTT) Summary Patient Tracking List Data Set

The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 June 2014:

Release: November 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1424 (Immediate) - DDCN 1424/2013 Application Identifier (GS1)
  • CR1367 (29 November 2013) - ISB 0090 Amd 5/2013 Organisation Data Service - Introduction of New Sub Type Identifier for Private Dental Practices
  • CR1359 (29 November 2013) - ISB 0090 Amd 47/2012 Organisation Data Service - Identification Codes for Local Authorities
  • CR1407 (Immediate) - DDCN 1407/2013 Clinical Investigations
  • CR1415 (Immediate) - DDCN 1415/2013 Area Teams
  • CR1411 (Immediate) - DDCN 1411/2013 Update to Supporting Information: SNOMED CT®

Release: September 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1348 (1 October 2013) - ISB 1597 Amd 35/2012 Breast Screening Programmes Data Set (KC63 and KC62)
  • CR1403 (Immediate) - DDCN 1403/2013 Religious or Other Belief System Affiliation
  • CR1384 (Immediate) - DDCN 1384/2013 Health and Social Care Information Centre Rebranding of XML Schemas
  • CR1397 (Immediate) - DDCN 1397/2013 Retired Main Specialty Codes

Release: July 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1377 (Immediate) - ISB 0105 Retirement of Accident and Emergency Quarterly Monitoring Data Set (QMAE)

Release: May 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: April 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1372 (Immediate) - DDCN 1372/2013 Organisation Update: April 2013
  • CR1369 (Immediate) - DDCN 1369/2013 Organisation Codes and Organisation Types
  • CR1347 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1521 Amd 40/2012 Updates to the Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set and XML Schema

Release: March 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: February 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1336 (Immediate) - DDCN 1336/2013 XML Schema Constraint Pages
  • CR1362 (Immediate) - DDCN 1362/2013 Update to Organisations in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary
  • CR1246 (Immediate) - DDCN 1246/2013 Guidance for Merging Organisations
  • CR1345 (Immediate) - DDCN 1345/2013 e-Government Interoperability Framework (e-GIF) and Government Data Standards Catalogue
  • CR1354 (Immediate) - DDCN 1354/2013 Treatment Function Code - Well Babies

Release: December 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1155 (Immediate) - ISB 1567 Amd 12/2011 National Joint Registry Data Set Version 5
  • CR1324 (1 December 2012) - ISB 1067 Amd 23/2012 Workforce Data Set Version 2.5
  • CR1196, CR1287 and CR1195 (1 January 2013) - ISB 1521 Amd 64/2010 Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set, Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set Message and Retirement of Cancer Registration Data Set and National Cancer Data Set

The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2013:

  • CR1337 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1072 Amd 30/2012 Update to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Secondary Uses Data Set

Release: November 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1166, CR1167 and CR1306 (1 November 2012) - ISB 0092 Amd-16-2010 Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2, Commissioning Data Set XML Message Version 6-2 and Retirement of CDS 6-0
  • CR1305 (1 April 2013) - ISB 0092 Amd 06/2011 Allied Health Professions Referral to Treatment (AHP RTT) Update - CDS 6-2
  • CR1286 (1 November 2012) - ISB 0028 Amd 17/2012 Treatment Function Codes Update
  • CR1343 (Immediate) - DDCN 1343/2012 Change of name for NHS Commissioning Board Authority
  • CR1342 (Immediate) - DDCN 1342/2012 Overseas Visitors Update
  • CR1341 (Immediate) - DDCN 1341/2012 Discharge Default Code Descriptions
  • CR1323 (Immediate) - National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Update for "Delay Reason To Treatment For Cancer"

CR1323 is a corrigendum to CR1258 (1 July 2012) - ISB 0147 Amd 23/2011 Changes to the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set published in the June 2012 release

The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2013:

  • CR1231 and CR1288 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1570 Amd 164/2010 HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set and HIV and AIDS Related Data Set Message

Release: September 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1103 (Immediate) - ISB 0066 Amd 43/2010 Renal Data Set - Data Item Addition, Changes and Deletions
  • CR1334 (Immediate) - DDCN 1334/2012 Psychology Definitions
  • CR1331 (Immediate) - DDCN 1331/2012 Activity Date Time Type
  • CR1329 (Immediate) - DDCN 1329/2012 Change of name for "Health and Social Care Information Centre"

Release: August 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1326 (Immediate) - DDCN 1326/2012 Health and Care Professions Council
  • CR1241 (Immediate) - DDCN 1241/2012 NHS dictionary of medicines and devices
  • CR1292 (Immediate) - ISB 1549 Amd 4/2011 and DDCN 1292/2012 Deprecation and withdrawal of version 3.2 of the Acute Myocardial Infarction Data Set and subsequent retiring of the Data Set from the NHS Data Model and Dictionary

Release: June 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1314 (Immediate) - DDCN 1314/2012 Reasonable Offer Update
  • CR1282 (29 June 2012) - ISB 0090 Amd 36/2011 Independent Sector Healthcare Provider (ISHP) Codes extended for ISHPs and Sites
  • CR1258 (1 July 2012) - ISB 0147 Amd 23/2011 Changes to the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set

Release: May 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1215 (1 June 2012) - ISB 1067 Amd 30/2011 National Workforce Data Set

    The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2013:

  • CR1028 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1069 Amd 14/2012 Children and Young People's Health Services Data Set
  • CR1029 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1072 Amd 12/2012 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Data Set
  • CR1104 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1513 Amd 13/2012 Maternity Secondary Uses Data Set

Release: March 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: January 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: November 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1264 (Immediate) - ISB 1077 Amd 3/2012 Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) for Patient Identification Data Set
  • CR1274 (Immediate) - DDCN 1274/2011 CDS Prime Recipient Identity Update

    The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2012:

  • CR1265 (1 April 2012) - ISB 1520 Amd 29/2011 Changes to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set

Release: October 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1271 (Immediate) - DDCN 1271/2011 Commissioning Data Set Addressing Grid Update
  • CR1268 (Immediate) - DDCN 1268/2011 Sexual Orientation Code
  • The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2012:

  • CR1158 and CR1260 (1 April 2012) - ISB 1533 Amd 63/2010 Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set and Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set Message Schema

    The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 July 2012:

  • CR1270 (1 July 2012) - ISB 1080 Amd 25/2011 Amendments to NHS Health Check Data Set
  • CR1250 (1 July 2012) - ISB 1080 Amd 25/2011 NHS Health Checks Data Set Message Schema Version 2.0.0

Release: August 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1232 (Immediate) - ISB 0034 Amd 26/2006 Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) - NHS Data Model and Dictionary Overview
  • CR1222 (1 April 2012) - ISB 0021 Amd 86/2010 Introduction of the International Classification of Diseases Tenth Revision 4th Edition
  • CR1190 (1 September 2011) - ISB 1538 Amd 131/2010 Chlamydia Testing Activity Data Set
  • CR1188 (Immediate) - Amd 85/2010 Genitourinary Medicine Clinic Activity Data Set (GUMCAD) Extension to include Enhanced Sexual Health Services (ESHS)

The following data set is initially being introduced for local use only. A future Information Standard and Collection (including Extraction) Notice will be published to notify providers and system suppliers of the requirement to flow the data set nationally:

Release: July 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1249 (Immediate) - DDCN 1249/2011 General Pharmaceutical Council Registration Changes

The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 July 2012:

Release: June 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1256 (Immediate) - DDCN 1256/2011 School Definitions
  • CR1117 (26 August 2011) - ISB 0090 Amd 94/2010 Organisation Data Service Identification Codes for Local Authorities in England and Wales
  • CR1251 (Immediate) - DDCN 1251/2011 Change to the Format/Length of Weekly Hours Worked
  • CR1243 (Immediate) - DDCN 1243/2011 National Interim Clinical Imaging Procedure (NICIP) Code Set

Release: April 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1154 (1 April 2011) - ISB 0011 Amd 87/2010 Mental Health Minimum Data Set Version 4.0
  • CR1234 (Immediate) - DDCN 1234/2011 Technology Reference Data Update Distribution Service (TRUD)
  • CR1168 (Immediate) - ISB 0097 Amd 140/2010 Genitourinary Medicine Access Monthly Monitoring Data Set Amendments - Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus data

The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2012:

Release: March 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: January 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1116 (1 April 2010) - ISB 0003 Amd 79/2010 Immunisation Programmes Activity Data Set (KC50)
  • CR1112 (1 April 2010) - ISB 1511 Amd 26/2010 NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care
  • CR1068 (Immediate) - ISB 0133 Amd 161/2010 Change To Central Return: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation Programme - Vaccine Monitoring Minimum Data Set
  • CR1211 (Immediate) - DDCN 1211/2010 Commissioning Data Set Addressing Grid / Organisation Code (Code of Commissioner) Update

Release: December 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: November 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1119 (Immediate) - DDCN 1119/2010 Organisation Codes Update 
  • CR1192 (Immediate) - DDCN 1192/2010 Change of name for "Health Solution Wales"
  • CR1199 (Immediate) - DDCN 1199/2010 General Pharmaceutical Council and Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain Update
  • CR1189 (Immediate) - DDCN 1189/2010 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
  • CR1187 (Immediate) - DDCN 1187/2010 Introduction of the Department for Education

Release: September 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1128 (Immediate) - DDCN 1128/2010 Changes to reporting procedures for Overseas Visitors from the European Economic Area and Switzerland
  • CR1173 (Immediate) - DDCN 1173/2010 Care Quality Commission Update
  • CR1143 (Immediate) - DDCN 1143/2010 General Pharmaceutical Council
  • CR1061 (1 October 2010) - ISB 0092/2010 CDS Type 20: Out-patient: Retirement of Default Codes for Out-patient Procedures
  • CR1133 (Immediate) - ISB 00289/2010 National Specialty List

Release: August 2010

  • The August 2010 Release introduces the NHS Data Model and Dictionary Help Pages.

Release: July 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: May 2010

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: March 2010

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1123 (1 April 2010) - DSCN 18/2010 Information Standards Notice (ISN)
  • CR1139 (Immediate) - DSCN 16/2010 Person Weight
  • CR1130 (Immediate) - DSCN 15/2010 Change of name for "The NHS Information Centre for health and social care"
  • CR1013 (April 2010) - DSCN 14/2010 Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD)
  • CR1125 (Immediate) - DSCN 13/2010 NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update - Policy Definitions
  • CR1122 (Immediate) - DSCN 11/2010 Changes to Family Planning References

Release: January 2010

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1115 (Immediate) - DSCN 10/2010 Data Standards: Updating of e-Government Interoperability Framework and Government Data Standards Catalogue References

Release: December 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1100 (Immediate) - DSCN 25/2009 NHS Prescription Services Update
  • CR1045 (1 December 2009) - DSCN 17/2009 Referral to Treatment Clock Stop Administrative Event
  • CR1003 (1 December 2009) - DSCN 16/2009 Commissioning Data Sets: Mandation of 18 Week Referral To Treatment Data Items

Release: November 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1113 (Immediate) - DSCN 24/2009 Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care Update
  • CR1087 (Immediate) - DSCN 23/2009 Health Professions Council Update
  • CR1081 (Immediate) - DSCN 22/2009 Data Standards: NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update
  • CR1019 (27 November 2009) - DSCN 21/2009 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service (ODS) - Optical Sites and Optical Headquarters
  • CR1034 (27 November 2009) - DSCN 20/2009 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service (ODS) - Care Homes in England and Wales and their Headquarters

Release: September 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1065 (1 October 2009) - DSCN 15/2009 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service, Local Health Boards

Release: June 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1014 (1 June 2009) - DSCN 13/2009 Religious and Other Belief System Affiliation
  • CR1074 (Immediate) - DSCN 12/2009 Data Standards: Care Quality Commission
  • CR1056 (Immediate) - DSCN 11/2009 Data Standards: NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update
  • CR1072 (1 December 2009) - DSCN 10/2009 Data Standards: National Radiotherapy Data Set
  • CR1073 (Immediate) - DSCN 09/2009 Central Returns: Diagnostic Waiting Times and Activity Data Set
  • CR1066 (Immediate) - DSCN 08/2009 Data Standards: NHS Prescription Services and NHS Dental Services
  • CR1047 (1 April 2011) - DSCN 07/2009 Data Standards: Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Dataset v3.6 
  • CR1059 (Immediate) - DSCN 06/2009 Data Standard: National Workforce Data Set v2.1
  • CR914 (April 2008 (Retrospective)) - DSCN 05/2009 NHS Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Monitoring Return
  • CR899 (Immediate) - DSCN 02/2009 NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update

Release: March 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1001 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 03/2009 Introduction of Commissioning Data Set Schema Version 6-1 (2008-04-01) and update to Commissioning Data Set Schema Version 6-0 (2008-01-14)
  • CR976 (31 March 2009) - DSCN 26/2008 Subject: KP90 - Admissions, Changes in Status and Detentions under the Mental Health Act
  • CR1017 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 25/2008 Critical Care Minimum Data Set
  • CR1002 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 24/2008 Data Standards: Introduction of Commissioning Dataset Version 6.1
  • CR1016 (Immediate) - DSCN 23/2008 4 Byte Version of the Read Codes - Withdrawal

Release: December 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1022 (1 January 2009) - DSCN 29/2008 Data Standards: 18 Weeks Referral to Treatment (RTT) Time, Performance Sharing
  • CR901 (Immediate) - DSCN 28/2008 Removal of references to EDIFACT and the NHS Wide Clearing Service (NWCS) 
  • CR843 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 22/2008 Data Standards: National Radiotherapy Data Set
  • CR1011 (1 January 2009) - DSCN 20/2008 Data Standards: National Cancer Waiting Times Minimum Data Set 

Release: November 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1026 (3 November 2008) - DSCN 21/2008 Information Standard: Mental Health Act 2007 Mental Category

Release: August 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1018 (Immediate) - DSCN 19/2008 Data Standards: Change of Name for National Administrative Code Services (NACS) to Organisation Data Service (ODS)
  • CR956 (1 September 2008) - DSCN 18/2008 Central Return: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation Programme, Vaccine Monitoring Minimum Dataset
  • CR861 (Immediate) - DSCN 16/2008 Central Return: Hospital and Community Services Complaints and General Practice (including Dental) Complaints - KO41(a) and KO 41(b)
  • CR964 (Immediate) - DSCN 14/2008 Central Return: 18 Weeks ‘Adjusted’ Referral to Treatment (RTT) Dataset
  • CR965 (Immediate) - DSCN 13/2008 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service (ODS) - Change to the Default Codes Set to Support Changes to GMS Contract
  • CR879 (Immediate) - DSCN 12/2008 Data Standards: Quarterly Monitoring: Cancelled Operations Data Set (QMCO)

Release: May 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR502 (Immediate) - DSCN 10/2008 Data Standards: National Workforce Data Definitions (v2.0)
  • CR910 (1 April 2008) - DSCN 08/2008 Data Standards: National Direct Access Audiology Patient Tracking List (PTL) and Waiting Times (WT) data sets
  • CR900 (Immediate) - DSCN 07/2008 Data Standards: Inter-Provider Transfer Administrative Minimum Data Set
  • CR934 (1 April 2008) - DSCN 06/2008 Data Standards: Mental Health Minimum Data Set (version 3.0)
  • CR935 (Immediate) - DSCN 05/2008 Data Standards: 18 Weeks Rules Suite
  • CR925 (1 September 2008) - DSCN 04/2008 Genitourinary Medicine Clinic Activity Data Set Change to an Information Standard
  • CR942 (1 June 2008) - DSCN 03/2008 General Practice and General Medical Practitioner (GMP) - changes resulting from the introduction of the General Medical Services (GMS) Contract

Release: February 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR812 (Immediate) - DSCN 01/2008 Central Return: Diagnostics Waiting Times Census Data Set
  • CR881 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 42/2007 Central Return: Referral To Treatment Summary Patient Tracking List
  • CR904 (Immediate) - DSCN 41/2007 Data Standards: Admission Intended Procedure Update
  • CR824 (1 February 2008) - DSCN 39/2007 Data Standards: 48 Hour Genitourinary Medicine Access Monthly Monitoring (GUMAMM)

Release: November 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR919 (Immediate) - DSCN 38/2007 Data Standards: Mental Health Minimum Data Set Schema
  • CR814 (1 April 2008) - DSCN 37/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Mental Health Minimum Data Set version 2.1
  • CR930 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 35/2007 Data Standards: A correction to the version 6 Commissioning Data Set schema
  • CR834 (Immediate) - DSCN 34/2007 Data Standards: Referral Request Received Date
  • CR875 (Immediate) - DSCN 33/2007 Data Standards: National Administrative Codes Service: Introduction of codes for the new Pan SHAs
  • CR880 (Immediate) - DSCN 29/2007 Data Standards: Amendments to Doctor Index Number (DIN) Description

Release: August 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR845 (Immediate) - DSCN 28/2007 Data Standards: Treatment Function Code (Referral to Treatment Period)
  • CR831 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 27/2007 Data Standards: Update to Commissioning Data Set XML Schema v5
  • CR825 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 16/2007 Data Standards: Source of Referral for Outpatients (18 Weeks)

Release: June 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR799 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 18/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Commissioning Data Set Version 6
  • CR833 (Immediate) - DSCN 17/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Commissioning Data Set validation table
  • CR801 (Immediate) - DSCN 15/2007 Data Standards: Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Return

Release: May 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR800 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 14/2007 Commissioning Data Set Schema Version 6-0
  • CR856 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 13/2007 Data Standards: Discharge Ready Date
  • CR869 (Immediate) - DSCN 12/2007 Data Standards: Update to Clinical Coding Introduction
  • CR827 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 09/2007 Data Standards: Earliest Reasonable Offer Date
  • CR817 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 08/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Age into Commissioning Data Sets
  • CR849 (May 2007) - DSCN 07/2007 National Administrative Codes Service: Introduction of new identification codes for Dental Consultants
  • CR822 (Immediate) - DSCN 06/2007 Data Standards: Update to Organisation Codes
  • CR850 (Immediate) - DSCN 05/2007 National Administrative Codes Service: Amendments to Default Codes
  • CR786 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 04/2007 Quarterly Monitoring Accident and Emergency Services (QMAE) Central Return

Release: February 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR811 (Immediate) - DSCN 03/2007 Diagnostic Waiting Times and Activity
  • CR826 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 02/2007 Extension of Treatment Function to Support the Measurement of 18 Week Referral to Treatment Periods
  • CR813 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 01/2007 Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set
  • CR768 (1 January 2007) - DSCN 18/2006 Changes to the NHS Data Dictionary to support the measurement of 18 week referral to treatment periods
  • CR798 (6 November 2006) - DSCN 19/2006 Commissioning Data Set (CDS) Version 5 XML Message Schema
  • CR776 (1 October 2006) - DSCN 05/2006 Data Standards: Accident and Emergency Enhancements to Investigation and Treatment Codes

Release: September 2006

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR795 (31 October 2006) - DSCN 22/2006 Organisation Codes / Organisation Site Codes
  • CR792 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 15/2006 Neonatal Critical Care
  • CR719 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 09/2006 Measuring and Recording of Waiting Times
  • CR791 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 13/2006 Priority Type
  • CR774 (1 September 2006) - DSCN 12/2006 Person Marital Status

Release: May 2006

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR764 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 08/2006 Diagnostics waiting times and activity
  • Correction to menu structure to include Critical Care Minimum Data Set

Release: April 2006

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR608 (1 October 2006) - DSCN 07/2006 Introduction of Commissioning Data Set Version 5 and its associated XML schema into the NHS Data Dictionary.
  • CR756 (1 September 2005) - DSCN 19/2005 PbR Commissioning for Out of Area Treatments (OATs) and Charge-Exempt Overseas Visitors
  • CR724 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 13/2005 Critical Care Minimum Data Set
  • CR754 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 17/2005 Treatment Function and Main Specialty Code Revisions
  • CR763 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 20/2005 New Treatment Functions for therapy services and anticoagulant service
  • CR767 (Immediate) - DSCN 02/2006 Referral Request Received Date
  • CR690 (1 September 2005) - DSCN 16/2005 Marital Status

Release: August 2005

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR555 (1 April 2005) - DSCN 11/2005 Data Standards: COVER - Hepatitis B immunisation for babies
  • CR715 (Immediate) - DSCN 10/2005 Data Standards: Treatment Function Codes - correction and clarification of names and descriptions
  • CR706 (1 April 2005) - DSCN 09/2005 Data Standards: Cancer Registration Data Set
  • CR691 (1 July 2005) - DSCN 06/2005 Data Standards: NSCAG Commissioner Code

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SESSION

Change to Class: Changed Description

A period of time allocated for the provision of care by one or more CARE PROFESSIONAL to one or more PATIENT.

A SESSION may be comprised of a series of APPOINTMENTS or a list of PATIENTS to be treated, or a number of PATIENTS attending a time slot.

SESSION TYPE provides a list of SESSIONS.

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY CODE

Change to Attribute: Changed Description

This is recorded for PATIENT ACTIVITY.

A PATIENT who is an Overseas Visitor does not qualify for free NHS healthcare and can choose to pay for NHS treatment or for private treatment. If they pay for NHS treatment then they should be recorded as NHS PATIENTS.

The PATIENT's ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY CODE may change during an episode or spell. For example, the PATIENT may opt to change from NHS to private health care. In this case, the start and end dates for each new ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY PERIOD (episode or spell) should be recorded.

If the ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY CODE changes during a Hospital Provider Spell the ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY CODE (ON ADMISSION) is used to derive the 'Category of PATIENT' for Hospital Episode Statistics (HES).

The category 'amenity PATIENT' is only applicable to PATIENTS using a Hospital Bed.

National Codes:

01NHS PATIENT, including Overseas Visitors charged under the  National Health Service (Overseas Visitors Hospital Charging Regulations)
02Private PATIENT, one who uses accommodation or services authorised under the National Health Service Act 2006 
03Amenity PATIENT, one who pays for the use of a single room or small ward in accordance with the National Health Service Act 2006 
04Category II PATIENT, one for whom work is undertaken by hospital medical or dental staff within category II as defined in paragraph 37 of the Terms and Conditions of Service of Hospital Medical and Dental Staff.
 

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REFERRAL CLOSURE REASON FOR COMMUNITY CARE

Change to Attribute: Changed Description

The REFERRAL CLOSURE REASON FOR COMMUNITY CARE indicates the reason that a REFERRAL REQUEST has been closed.  A REFERRAL REQUEST  can be closed on rejection of the REFERRAL REQUEST by the Community Health Service, or as a result of a PATIENT being discharged from the Community Health Service.The reason that a REFERRAL REQUEST has been closed.

A REFERRAL REQUEST  can be closed on rejection of the REFERRAL REQUEST by the Community Health Service, or as a result of a PATIENT being discharged from the Community Health Service.

National Codes:

01Discharged - Admitted elsewhere
02Discharged - Treatment completed
03Discharged - Moved out of the area
04Discharged - No further treatment appropriate
05Discharged - PATIENT did not attend
06Discharged - PATIENT died
07Discharged - PATIENT requested discharge
08Discharged - Referred to other speciality/SERVICE
09Discharged - PATIENT refused to be seen
10Rejected - Duplicate REFERRAL REQUEST (PATIENT already undergoing treatment for same condition)
11Rejected - Inappropriate REFERRAL REQUEST (REFERRAL REQUEST is inappropriate for the SERVICES offered by the Community Health Service)
12Rejected - Incomplete REFERRAL REQUEST (incomplete information on REFERRAL REQUEST)
 

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SURGICAL DEFAULT TECHNIQUE INDICATOR (RETIRED)

Change to Attribute: Changed Description

This item has been retired from the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

The last live version of this item is available in the ?????? release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.The last live version of this item is available in the November 2014 release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

Access to this version can be obtained by emailing information.standards@hscic.gov.uk with "NHS Data Model and Dictionary - Archive Request" in the email subject line.

 

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IMPLANT MANUFACTURER (RETIRED)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

This item has been retired from the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

The last live version of this item is available in the ?????? release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.The last live version of this item is available in the November 2014 release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

Access to this version can be obtained by emailing information.standards@hscic.gov.uk with "NHS Data Model and Dictionary - Archive Request" in the email subject line.

 

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PERSON STATED GENDER CODE

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:an1
HES Item: 
National Codes:See PERSON STATED GENDER CODE
Default Codes:X - Not Known (PERSON STATED GENDER CODE not recorded)

Notes:
PERSON STATED GENDER CODE is the same as attribute PERSON STATED GENDER CODE.

PERSON STATED GENDER CODE replaces PERSON GENDER CURRENT and PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT, which should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages.

 

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SURGICAL DEFAULT TECHNIQUE INDICATOR (RETIRED)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

This item has been retired from the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

The last live version of this item is available in the ?????? release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.The last live version of this item is available in the November 2014 release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

Access to this version can be obtained by emailing information.standards@hscic.gov.uk with "NHS Data Model and Dictionary - Archive Request" in the email subject line.

 

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WORK AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT SCALE SCORE (RETIRED)

Change to Data Element: Changed linked Attribute

WORK AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT SCALE SCORE (retired)
 
Attribute:
PERSON SCORE

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