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Standards and Collections

See below for an alphabetical list of all current Data Coordination Board (DCB), Standardisation Committee for Care Information (SCCI) and Information Standards Board (ISB) standards and collections. The list is updated on a monthly basis, following the approval of new items, and changes, by the DCB.

Recent publication activity can also be found on our Publication pages.

Data Set Change Notices (DSCNs) and Information Standards Notices (ISNs) published between 1991 and 31 March 2014 are available to xls icon view in an Excel document. [111kb] Note that where the ISN is still current, it will also be listed in the Current standards list below.

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Current standards

For each item you can see:

Reference number: The unique identifier; DCB prefix indicates approved by DCB; ISB prefix indicates approved by ISB; SCCI prefix indicates accepted by SCCI.

Title and Release title: The name of the standard or collection and the name of it's current release.

ISCE: This denotes whether the item is an Information Standard or Collection (including Extraction) (ISCE). This can be one of three values:

  1. Standard - refers to an information standard
  2. Standard and a Collection - refers to an information standard which incorporates a collection
  3. Collection - refers to a data collection or extraction.

Documentation: Please click on the 'Documentation' link to find out more information about the current release of the item. Note that a number of the 'Documentation' links for ISB standards will direct you to the ISB website; although this website has been transferred to The National Archives (TNA) please be assured that the links are taking you to the most recent documentation. 

 

Reference number

Title

ISCEDocumentation

DCB1605

Accessible InformationStandardDocumentation

ISB 1588

Accident and Emergency Clinical Quality IndicatorsStandardDocumentation

ISB 0144

Adjusted Referral to Treatment (RTT) DatasetStandardDocumentation

SCCI2150

Adult Social Care Deferred Payment AgreementsCollectionpdf icon Documentation [130kb]

SCCI2135

Adult Social Care Finance ReturnCollectionpdf icon Documentation [129kb]

ISB 1077

AIDC for Patient IdentificationStandardDocumentation

ISB 0108

AIDC: Automatic Identification and Data CaptureStandardDocumentation

ISB 1516

Ambulance Electronic Patient ReportStandardDocumentation

SCCI2141

Annual Automated Vaccine Coverage CollectionsCollectionpdf icon Documentation [305kb]

SCCI2223

Annual uses of the Mental Health Act 1983 in English acute trustsCollectionpdf icon Documentation [201kb]

ISB 1523

Anonymisation Standard for Publishing Health and Social Care DataStandardDocumentation

SCCI2075

Assessment, Discharge and Withdrawal Notices between Hospitals and Social ServicesStandardDocumentation

SCCI2007

Assuring TransformationStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

ISB 1555

Birth NotificationsStandardDocumentation

SCCI2132

Breast and Cosmetic Implant RegistryCollectionDocumentation

ISB 1597

Breast Screening Programme Data Set (KC63 and KC62)StandardDocumentation

DCB2196

British Society of Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) AuditCollectionpdf icon Documentation [263kb]

DCB1521

Cancer Outcomes and Services Data set, Version 8.0Standard and a CollectionDocuments

ISB 0085

Cataract Data SetStandardDocumentation

SCCI1609

Child Protection Information SharingStandardDocumentation

DCB2195

Childhood Influenza Vaccination Programme - Primary School Age ChildrenCollectionpdf icon Documentation [264kb]

ISB 0146

Childhood Measurement Central ReturnStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2185

Children and Young People (CYP) with an Eating Disorder Referral to Treatment Times (RTT)Collectionpdf icon Documentation [158kb]

SCCI1538

Chlamydia Testing Activity DatasetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI0160

Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Deployment and Use of Health IT SystemsStandardDocumentation

SCCI0129

Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Manufacture of Health IT SystemsStandardDocumentation

ISB 0092

Commissioning Data Sets (CDS)Standard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI0092-2062

Commissioning Data Sets (CDS) Version 6.2: Addition of Type 011: Emergency Care Data Set (ECDS)Standard and a CollectionDocumentation

ISB 1500

Common User Interface - Address Input and DisplayStandardDocumentation

ISB 1502

Common User Interface - Date and Time InputStandardDocumentation

ISB 1503

Common User Interface - Date DisplayStandardDocumentation

ISB 1504

Common User Interface - NHS Number Input and DisplayStandardDocumentation

ISB 1505

Common User Interface - Patient BannerStandardDocumentation

ISB 1506

Common User Interface - Patient Name Input and DisplayStandardDocumentation

ISB 1507

Common User Interface - Sex and Current Gender Input and DisplayStandardDocumentation

ISB 1508

Common User Interface - Telephone Number Input and DisplayStandardDocumentation

ISB 1501

Common User Interface - Time DisplayStandardDocumentation

DCB3001

Community Pharmacy Workforce surveyCollectionpdf icon Documentation [262kb]

SCCI1069

Community Services Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2221

Conflict of Interest IndicatorCollectionpdf icon Documentation [110kb]

SCCI0089

Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) ReturnStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2149

CQC Post-inspection Provider SurveyCollectionpdf icon Documentation [217kb]

SCCI2151

CQC Post-registration Provider SurveyCollectionDocumentation

SCCI2239

CQUIN 2017-19 Consolidated Data CollectionCollectionpdf icon Documentation [243kb]

ISB 0153

Critical Care Minimum Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2108

Database for the National Latent Tuberculosis Screening Programme in New Migrants from High-incidence CountriesCollectionDocumentation

SCCI2101

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Data CollectionCollectionpdf icon Documentation [53kb]

ISB 0110

Diabetes Audit Data SetStandardDocumentation

ISB 0073

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Data SetStandardDocumentation

SCCI1577

Diagnostic Imaging Data SetStandardDocumentation

ISB 0103

Diagnostics Waiting Times and Activity Data CollectionStandardDocumentation

SCCI0052

Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d)StandardDocumentation

ISB 1556

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)StandardDocumentation

SCCI2099

Digital Maturity datasetCollectionpdf icon Documentation [115kb]

ISB 0127

Direct Access Audiology Priority Treatment List (PTL) and Waiting Times (WT) DatasetStandardDocumentation

SCCI2127

Early Intervention in Psychosis RTTCollectionpdf icon Documentation [172kb]

ISB 1557

EDIFACT Pathology MessagingStandardDocumentation

DCB1582

Electronic Yellow Card Reporting, Version 3.0StandardDocumentation

SCCI2118

eMED3 (fit notes)Collectionpdf icon Documentation [240kb]

ISB 1607

Emergency Care Weekly Situation ReportStandardDocumentation

SCCI2026

Female Genital Mutilation Enhanced DatasetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2112

FGM Risk Indication System (FGM RIS) - Local System IntegrationStandardDocumentation

SCCI2035

Genetic Testing RatesCollectionDocumentation

ISB 0139

Genitourinary Medicine Clinic Activity DatasetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

DCB2236

GP Workload ToolCollectionpdf icon Documentation [242kb]

SCCI2090-2190

GPES: Alcohol Related Risk Reduction SchemeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2206

GPES: Childhood Seasonal Influenza Vaccination ProgrammeExtractionDocumentation

DCB2090-2058

GPES: Dementia DataExtractionDocumentation

DCB2090-3010

GPES: General Medical Services (GMS) / Personal Medical Services (PMS) Core Contract DataExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2175

GPES: General Practice to Diabetic Retinopathy Screening (GP2DRS)ExtractionDocumentation

DCB2090-2232

GPES: Indicators no longer in the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)ExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2191

GPES: Learning disabilities health check schemeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2171

GPES: Learning Disabilities ObservatoryExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2133

GPES: Meningococcal ACWY Vaccination ProgrammeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2187

GPES: Meningococcal B Vaccination ProgrammeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2180

GPES: Pertussis in pregnant women vaccination programmeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2181

GPES: Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programmeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2183

GPES: Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)ExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2182

GPES: Rotavirus (routine childhood immunisation) Vaccination ProgrammeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2207

GPES: Seasonal Influenza Vaccination ProgrammeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2208

GPES: Shingles (catch up aged 78) Vaccination ProgrammeExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2090-2209

GPES: Shingles (routine aged 70) Vaccination ProgrammeExtractionDocumentation

ISB 1558

HA/GP LinksStandardDocumentation

SCCI0090

Health and Social Care Organisation Reference DataStandardDocumentation

ISB 0070

Healthcare Resource Groups (HRG)StandardDocumentation

SCCI2178

Hepatitis B (new born) Babies Vaccination Programme (CQRS)Extractionpdf icon Documentation [238kb]

SCCI1570

HIV and AIDs Reporting System (HARS)Standard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2125

Hospital and Community Health Services Written Complaints Collection (KO41a)CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2176

HPV Booster Vaccination Programme (CQRS)Extractionpdf icon Documentation [238kb]

SCCI0133

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine UptakeCollectionDocumentation

ISB 1520

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data SetStandardDocumentation

ISB 1512

Information Governance Standards FrameworkStandardDocumentation

SCCI0086

Information Governance ToolkitStandardDocumentation

ISB 1594

Information Sharing to Tackle ViolenceStandardDocumentation

DCB3006

Innovation and Technology Tariff Minimum Data SetStandard and a Collectionpdf icon Documentation [263kb]

ISB 0148

Interim Clinical Imaging Procedure CodesStandardDocumentation

SCCI0021

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10)Standard and a CollectionDocumentation

ISB 0112

Inter-Provider Transfer Administrative Minimum Data SetStandardDocumentation

ISB 0003

KC50: Immunisation Programmes Activity Data SetStandardDocumentation

ISB 1576

KH03: Bed Availability and OccupancyStandardDocumentation

DCB3014

Learning Disability Transformation IndicatorsCollectionpdf icon Documentation [262kb]

ISB 1513

Maternity Services Data SetStandardDocumentation

SCCI2179

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Vaccination Programme (CQRS)Extractionpdf icon Documentation [237kb]

SCCI2177

Meningococcal Booster Vaccination Programme (CQRS)Extractionpdf icon Documentation [237kb]

DCB0011

Mental Health Services Data Set, Version 3.0Standard and a CollectionDocumentation

ISB 1573

Mixed-Sex AccommodationStandardDocumentation

SCCI2140

Monthly automated vaccine coverage collectionsCollectionDocumentation

DCB0147

National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set, Version 2.0Standard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2235-01

National Diabetes AuditCollectionpdf icon Documentation [247kb]

SCCI2235-03

National Diabetes Footcare AuditCollectionpdf icon Documentation [243kb]

ISB 0107

National Drug Treatment Monitoring System Data SetStandardDocumentation

SCCI1567

National Joint Registry Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI2143

National Minimum Dataset for Social CareCollectionpdf icon Documentation [129kb]

SCCI2235-02

National Pregnancy in Diabetes AuditCollectionpdf icon Documentation [263kb]

ISB 0028

National Specialty ListStandardDocumentation

DCB1067

National Workforce Data Set, Version 2.9StandardDocumentation

SCCI0075

Neonatal Critical Care Minimum Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

ISB 1595

Neonatal Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

DCB2228

NHS 111 Minimum Data SetCollectionpdf icon Documentation [261kb]

ISB 1511

NHS Continuing Health Care and Funded Nursing Care Central ReturnsStandardDocumentation

SCCI2117

NHS Continuing Healthcare Benchmarking CollectionCollectionDocumentation

ISB 1080

NHS Health CheckStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

ISB 0149

NHS NumberStandardDocumentation

ISB 0149-01

NHS Number for General PracticeStandardDocumentation

ISB 0149-02

NHS Number for Secondary CareStandardDocumentation

SCCI2194

NHS Pharmaceutical Services PHS1Collectionpdf icon Documentation [116kb]

DCB0155

NHS Stop Smoking Service Quarterly Monitoring ReturnStandardDocumentation

SCCI2081

NHS Trust Director Details and VacanciesCollectionDocumentation

SCCI2216

Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Reporting System PilotCollectionpdf icon Documentation [115kb]

SCCI0090-2019

ODS: GP Data IndicatorsStandardDocumentation

SCCI0090-2020

ODS: Health and Justice Organisation IdentifiersStandardDocumentation

SCCI0084

OPCS Classification of Interventions and ProceduresStandardDocumentation

SCCI2213

Out of Area Placements (OAPs)Collectionpdf icon Documentation [115kb]

SCCI0076

Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

SCCI1580

Palliative Care Co-ordination: Core ContentStandardDocumentation

ISB 0099

Patient Identifiers for Identity BandsStandardDocumentation

SCCI2085

Patient Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE)Collectionpdf icon Documentation [109kb]

SCCI2090-2144

Patient Objections ManagementExtractionDocumentation

SCCI2225

PCV HIB MenC Vaccination ProgrammeCollectionpdf icon Documentation [238kb]

DCB2184

Personal Health BudgetsCollectionpdf icon Documentation [262kb]

SCCI2169

Personal Social Services Survey of Adult Carers in EnglandCollectionpdf icon Documentation [34kb]

SCCI2193

Prevent Training ReportsCollectionpdf icon Documentation [255kb]

SCCI2214

Primary care extended accessCollectionpdf icon Documentation [187kb]

DCB3007

Programme BudgetingCollectionpdf icon Documentation [262kb]

ISB 0143

Quarterly Monitoring of Cancelled Operations Data Set (QMCO)StandardDocumentation

SCCI0111

Radiotherapy Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

ISB 1552

Read Clinical Terms Version 3StandardDocumentation

ISB 1553

Read Version 2StandardDocumentation

ISB 0095

Referral to Treatment Waiting TimesStandardDocumentation

ISB 0066

Renal Data SetStandardDocumentation

SCCI2172

Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC)Collectionpdf icon Documentation [134kb]

DCB2205

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake (GP Patient) Survey (Adults)Collectionpdf icon Documentation [263kb]

DCB2211

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake in Children (GP Patient) SurveyCollectionpdf icon Documentation [263kb]

DCB1596

Secure Email, Version 2.1StandardDocumentation

ISB 1572

Sensitive DataStandardDocumentation

SCCI2173

Seven Day Services SurveyCollectionpdf icon Documentation [115kb]

SCCI1518

Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity DatasetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

DCB2094

Sexual Orientation MonitoringStandardDocumentation

SCCI2161

Short and Long Term ReturnCollectionpdf icon Documentation [129kb]

SCCI0034

SNOMED CTStandardDocumentation

ISB 0005

Specialised Services National Definitions SetStandardDocumentation

ISB 0134

Surveillance of Healthcare Associated InfectionsStandardDocumentation

ISB 1533

Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data SetStandard and a CollectionDocumentation

DCB3016

Third Next Appointment DataCollectionpdf icon Documentation [265kb]

ISB 1606

Trauma Audit and Research Network Notification Data SetStandardDocumentation

DCB2043

UK Severe Influenza Surveillance System (UKISS)Collectionpdf icon Documentation [263kb]

ISB 1593

VTE Risk Assessment Data CollectionStandardDocumentation

SCCI2163

Weekly Diagnostic Activity CollectionCollectionpdf icon Documentation [115kb]

SCCI2097

Wheelchair CommissioningCollectionDocumentation
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