The National Renal Data Set is used to:
- Monitor the effectiveness of the National Service Framework for Renal Services (Parts 1 & 2)
- Inform service development and implementation in renal medicine and transplantation
The reference group which supported the development of the National Renal Data Set included representatives from the following bodies:
- Renal Association
- UK Renal Registry
- NHS Blood and Transplant
- British Transplantation Society
- British Association for Paediatric Nephrology
- British Renal Society
- National Kidney Federation
Data Extract Specification
The Department of Health and Social Care require NHS providers of renal medicine and renal transplant to generate a data extract to fulfil the reporting requirements of the National Renal Data Set. Health Care Providers of renal care are required to collect all data items relating to renal care, including Renal Dialysis, prescribed items, demographic and administrative items.
Health Care Providers of renal care and renal transplantation are required to collect all data as defined above for renal care with the addition of data items relating to renal transplant.
Health Care Providers of paediatric renal care and renal transplantation are required to collect all data items as defined above for renal care and renal transplantation, with the addition of specific data items relating to paediatric PATIENTS.
The extract will cover one calendar quarter.
Data should be formatted in accordance with the current UK Renal Registry requirements for data collection.
Data for Transplantation should be formatted in accordance with the current NHS Blood and Transplant requirements for data collection.
Electronic files will be extracted from clinical systems for transmission to the UK Renal Registry.