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Use this directory to find nationally recognised data standards for use in health and adult social care.


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  • Reasonable Adjustment Digital Flag

    NHS England has built the Reasonable Adjustment Digital Flag in the NHS Spine to enable health and care professionals to record, share and view details of Reasonable Adjustments across the NHS, wherever the person is treated. The flag indicates that Reasonable Adjustments are required for an individual and optionally includes details of their significant impairments, underlying conditions and key adjustments that should be considered.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 5 Oct 2023

  • NHS Booking and Referral Standard

    An interoperability standard between patient record systems that enables booking and referral information to be sent between NHS healthcare system providers quickly, safely and in a format that is useful to clinicians.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 16 May 2023

  • 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.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 28 Apr 2023

  • Social Prescribing Information Standard

    An Information Standard to enable social prescribing support provision to be recorded, amended and maintained collaboratively between patients, link workers and health and care professionals.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 6 Mar 2023

  • Global Medical Device Nomenclature (GMDN)

    The Global Medical Device Nomenclature (GMDN) provides a generic system to identify medical device products used to diagnose, monitor, treat and prevent disease or injury.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 28 Feb 2023

  • Cervical Screening - EDIFACT

    Send cervical screening test results from the screening system to GP practices using the Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport (EDIFACT) standard.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 10 Dec 2022

  • Mental Health Services Data Set

    VERSION 6.0 is an update to DCB0011: Collect details of children and adults in contact with mental health and wellbeing services (excluding Improving Access to Adult Psychological Therapies) to meet national reporting requirements.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 26 Aug 2022

  • Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set

    The Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) data set captures activity data relating to the treatment of cancer with medicines.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 13 Jun 2022

  • Surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections

    This information standard supports the national surveillance programme managed by Public Health England in respect of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI).

    Status: Active

    Date added: 13 Jun 2022

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Data Set

    The Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD) mandates the collection of contraceptive activity data from sexual and reproductive health services.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 13 Jun 2022