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DCB Notification


Dear subscriber

Please see below for details of Data Coordination Board (DCB) related consultation activity.

Information Standards

The Data Coordination Board has approved a change to the following information standards for publication under section 250 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

DCB0011 Mental Health Services Data Set, Version 3

Applies to:

  • NHS Mental Health Trusts

  • NHS Learning Disabilities Trusts

  • NHS Acute Trusts

  • NHS Care Trusts

  • independent sector providers offering a service model that includes NHS funded patients

  • any qualified provider offering specialist secondary mental health, learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder services

  • community providers of mental health, learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder services for children.
     

The Information Standards Notice (ISN) provides an overview of the standard:

NOTE:

DCB0011 makes reference to the new information standard DCB2094 Amd 51/2015 Sexual Orientation Monitoring; we are looking to publish this new standard on 5 October 2017.

If you have any queries regarding this please contact standards.assurance@nhs.net
 

DCB1521 Cancer Outcomes and Services Data set, Version 8.0

Applies to:

  • cancer centres, cancer units and all other providers of NHS commissioned cancer services

  • developers and suppliers of electronic systems for use in NHS commissioned cancer centres and NHS provider services

  • organisations purchasing electronic systems for use in NHS commissioned cancer centres and NHS provider services.
     

The Information Standards Notice (ISN) provides an overview of the standard:

NOTE:

DCB1521 makes reference to:

  • DCB0147 89/2016 National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data set, Version 2.0

  • DCB2094 Amd 51/2015 Sexual Orientation Monitoring.

We are looking to publish both of these standards on 5 October 2017.

If you have any queries regarding this please contact standards.assurance@nhs.net
 

DCB1596 Secure Email

Applies to: All health and care organisations:

  • public, private and third sector organisations commissioned in delivering publicly funded health, public health and adult social care

  • commissioned email service providers (any commissioned supplier providing email services within health and care)

  • commissioners of health and care within England.
     

The Information Standards Notice (ISN) provides an overview of the standard:

Data Collections

DCB0155 Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Monitoring Return

This data collection was accepted by the Data Coordination Board at its meeting on 15 August 2017. The appropriate notification can be found below.

Applies to: Local Authorities

Kind regards,

Data Standards Assurance Service
NHS Digital