HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set Overview

Background:

The scope of the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set is all PATIENTS who are diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and receive HIV care from Health Care Providers.

NHS Health Care Providers are required to generate the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set.

The HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set is used to:

Secondary analyses of aggregate outputs from the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set will be used to:

For further information on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), see the Public Health England part of the gov.uk website.

Time period:

The extract covers one calendar quarter.

Frequency:

The HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set is attendance based and should be submitted quarterly, 2 weeks after the end of the quarter.

Format:

Data for submission will be formatted into an xml file as per the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set XML Schema.

Transmission:

Submissions should be transmitted to Public Health England through a secure web portal on the Public Health England (PHE) website, using the HARS Data Set XML Schema.

The web portal enables Organisations to submit data files in a secure manner to the HIV and STI Department of Public Health England across the internet and can be found at HIV & STI web portal.

For further information on the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set, see the Public Health England part of the gov.uk website at: HIV surveillance systems.