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Community Services Data Set (CSDS) Data Provision Notice

Data Provision Notice for the collection of Community Services Data Set (CSDS).

Overview of the collection

The Community Services Data Set (CSDS), is a patient level, output based, secondary uses data set which will deliver robust, comprehensive, nationally consistent and comparable person-centred information for people who are in contact with publicly-funded community services.

Read the Data Provision Notice for community services data set

Scope of the collection

Community Services that are funded and/or provided by the NHS or local authorities, for example provided by the NHS but commissioned by local authorities, are required to include their clinical activity in the CSDS. This includes (but is not limited to):

  • Community health trusts
  • Acute trusts
  • Independent sector healthcare providers
  • Local authorities that provide community services. 

Legal basis for the collection

Section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act.



Last edited: 15 May 2018 4:22 pm