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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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  • Adult Social Care Client Level Data Set

    This standard and collection aims to enable person-centred, sustainable innovation for adult social care by specifying a client level, core data set to enable the capture of adult social care activity across England.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 5 Dec 2023

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wound Care Information Standard

    Gives a framework for clinicians to record the clinical assessment, observations and treatments given, based on professional guidance, the relevant NICE guideline, evidence review, and extensive consultation with health professionals, people, and carers.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 1 Nov 2022

  • Adult Social Care Digital Social Care Record (DSCR): Minimum Operational Data Specification

    Ensures a consistent baseline recording of direct care data by Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered adult social care providers.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 25 Aug 2022

  • Data Security and Protection Toolkit

    The Data Security and Protection (DSP) Toolkit is an online tool that enables relevant organisations to measure their performance against the data security and information governance requirements mandated by the Department of Health and Social Care, notably the 10 data security standards set by the National Data Guardian.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 13 Jun 2022

  • Child Protection - Information Sharing - SMSP API standards

    Become a Spine Mini Service Provider (SMSP) giving access to data from the national child protection information sharing (CP-IS) database for an unscheduled care provider using our SMSP API standards.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 7 Jun 2022

  • Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring

    The Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring (DrPLCM) information standard enables the interchange of monthly patient level drug contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare in a uniform format. This will ensure that drug contract monitoring and reporting is consistent, comparable and fit for purpose across all commissioning organisations and their footprints.

    Status: Active

    Date added: 7 Jun 2022