Department of Health and Social Care

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) helps people to live more independent, healthier lives for longer.

Description

The Department of Health and Social Care  is an ORGANISATION.

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) helps people to live more independent, healthier lives for longer. It leads, shapes and funds health and social care in England, making sure people have the support, care and treatment they need, with the compassion, respect and dignity they deserve.

For further information on the Department of Health and Social Care, see the Department of Health and Social Care  part of the gov.uk website at:

A new health and care system became fully operational from 1 April 2013 to deliver the ambitions set out in the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

To achieve this, the Department of Health and Social Care  is supported by a number of agencies and public bodies, including:

For further information on the role of the Department of Health and Social Care in the new system, see the  Department of Health and Social Care  part of the gov.uk website at: The health and care system explained.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly Department of Health
Short name DHSC

Where Used

Type Link How used
Supporting Information 18 Weeks references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY ARRIVAL MODE references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY ATTENDANCE DISPOSAL references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Date Seen for Treatment references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Departure Date references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Departure Time references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Initial Assessment Date references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Initial Assessment Time references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Time Seen for Treatment references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Allied Health Professional Referral to Treatment Measurement references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Arrival Date at Accident and Emergency Department references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Arrival Time at Accident and Emergency Department references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute CRITICAL CARE LEVEL references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information Commissioning Data Set Notation references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information Commissioning Data Sets Introduction references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information Commissioning Data Sets Overview references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Data Set Community Services Data Set references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information Contact Details references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Data Set Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Data Set references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Decision Support Tool for NHS Continuing Healthcare references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information Department for Work and Pensions Overseas Healthcare Team references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Department of Health and Social Care references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Data Set Diagnostic Imaging Data Set references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information European Economic Area references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Exempt from Charge Service references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Data Set Female Genital Mutilation Data Set references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Human Tissue Authority references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Independent Mental Capacity Advocate references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Independent Mental Health Advocate references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information Information Standards Notice references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Multidisciplinary Team references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Allied Health Professional Service (Referral to Treatment Measurement) references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Data Set NHS Breast Screening Programme Central Return Data Set (KC63) references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Continuing Healthcare references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Continuing Healthcare (Fast Track) references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Continuing Healthcare (Standard) references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Continuing Healthcare Checklist references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Data Set NHS Continuing Healthcare Data Set references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Continuing Healthcare Fast Track Pathway Tool references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Data Set NHS Continuing Healthcare Patient Level Data Set references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Continuing Healthcare Previously Unassessed Period of Care references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute NHS OCCUPATION CODE references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition NHS Shared Business Services references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information National Health Service (Overseas Visitors Hospital Charging Regulations) references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information National Health Service Act 2006 references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Nhs-funded Nursing Care references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Non-instructed Advocate references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Class OVERSEAS VISITOR STATUS references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Ophthalmic Qualifications Committee references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Ordinarily Resident references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Overseas Visitor references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Overseas Visitor Charging Category references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Supporting Information Overseas Visitor Treatment Portal references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Public Health England references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute REASON FOR OUT OF AREA REFERRAL FOR ADULT ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute REFERRED OUT OF AREA REASON FOR ADULT ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute REHABILITATION ASSESSMENT TEAM TYPE references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Restrictive Intervention references in description Department of Health and Social Care
NHS Business Definition Screening Service references in description Department of Health and Social Care
Attribute WAITING TIME MEASUREMENT TYPE references in description Department of Health and Social Care