Diabetes Record Information Standard
The Diabetes Record Information Standard defines the information needed to support a person’s diabetes management and care. This incorporates data which could be recorded by health and care professionals, or the person themselves, for the purpose of sharing between different care providers. The sub-set, the Diabetes Self-Management Information Standard, is included.
About this standard
- NHS England
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Standards in development are APIs or API standards in alpha or beta, meaning they are available for use but are still in progress and may change.
Deprecated standards are older versions of a standard which are being phased out.
Retired standards are not being maintained and should not be used.
- Standard type
- Record standards
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Record standards define what information to collect and how to format it, for example when registering a new patient.
Data definitions and terminologies define the format of individual data items so they can be consistently represented, for example dates or medication names. Reference sets and controlled lists are also included.
Technical standards and specifications specify how to make information available technically including how the data is structured and transported.
Information codes of practice are legal or best practice guidelines on how information should be handled.
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Topics and care settings
- Key care information
- Care setting
- Community health
- Mental health
- GP / Primary care
- Social care
- Urgent and Emergency Care
Dependencies and related standards
- Related standards
- DCB2235: National Diabetes Audit
- DCB2235-01: National Diabetes Audit – Core Collection (NDACore)
- DCB2235-02: National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit (NPID)
- DCB2235-03: National Diabetes Footcare Audit (NDFA)
- DCB2235-04: National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA)
- DCB2235-05: National Diabetes Inpatient Audit: Harms collection (NaDIA-Harms)
Assurance and endorsements
- Reference code for standards issued as requirements in England
- Quality assurance
This standard has been approved by the Data Alliance Partnership Board (DAPB).
The Diabetes Standards are endorsed by the following organisations:
- Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
- Association of British HealthTech Industries
- British Dietetic Association
- British Psychological Society
- College of Podiatry
- Diabetes UK
- Homecare Association
- Patient Information Forum
- Queen’s Nursing Institute
- Royal College of Emergency Medicine
- Royal College of General Practitioners
- Royal College of Nursing
- Royal College of Psychiatrists
- Royal Pharmaceutical Society
- UK Kidney Association
Page last updated: 14 May 2023