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DCB Notification


Dear subscriber

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

Information Standards

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

DCB2094 Sexual Orientation Monitoring

Applies to:

  • Developers of information standards, data collections and data extractions

  • Health services and Local Authorities with responsibilities for Adult social care in England

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

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

DCB0147 National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set, Version 2.0

Applies to:

  • All NHS Providers delivering cancer outpatient, cancer screening or cancer treatment services:

    • Acute Trusts

    • Care Trusts

    • Contracted independent sector providers.
       

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

SCCI0092-2062 Commissioning Data Sets: Emergency Care Data Set (ECDS)

SCCI0092-2062 Amd 17/2015 was published on 19 April 2017.

Since then the need for a number of minor corrections to the Technical Output Specification has been identified. A summary of the errors and corrections is provided in the Corrigendum, available below.

Note that there is no impact on either the published Requirements Specification or the Implementation Guidance. However, the published Technical Output Specification has been updated to v1.01 with the corrections described in the Corrigendum.

The Corrigendum also notes a minor correction to the XML schema and an optional update to some of the SNOMED CT subsets. Note that since the changes to the subsets are optional, they are not reflected in the Technical Output Specification, this amendment will occur in the next ECDS release.

 
Advance Notifications: Withdrawn

The Data Coordination Board is formally withdrawing the Advance Notifications for the following standards. More information about the reasons for each withdrawal can be found on the web page for each standard:

If you have any queries about the withdrawal of these ANs please contact us at standards.assurance@nhs.net
 

Kind regards,

Data Standards Assurance Service
NHS Digital