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NHS England Directions

The Health and Social Care Act sets out the powers of the Secretary of State and NHS England to direct the HSCIC (now known as NHS Digital) to carry out additional functions concerning:

  •     Information functions
  •     The information functions of any health or social care body
  •     Systems delivery functions.
Establishment of Information systems for NHS services: Assuring transformation data collection Directions 2015

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the assuring transformation data collection system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: data services for commissioners Directions 2013

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate systems for the collection and analysis of local commissioning data, clinical registry data and historic Primary Care Trust (PCT) data to deliver data services for commissioners.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: Dementia prevalence Directions 2015

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the dementia prevalence information system.

Establishment of information Systems for NHS Services: diagnostic imaging data set Directions 2016

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the diagnostic imaging data set service information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: Emergency care data set collection Directions 2017

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the emergency care data set collection information system.

Establishment of information Systems for NHS Services: General practice appointments data collection in support of winter pressures Directions 2017

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the general practice appointments data collection in support of winter pressures information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: general practice forward view data collection Directions 2017

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the general practice forward view data collection information system.

Establishment of information Systems for NHS Services: genetic testing rates information system Directions 2015

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the genetic testing rates information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: GP workload Directions 2017

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the GP workload collection information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: maternity services Directions 2015

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the maternity services information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: mental health services directions 2015

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the mental health services information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: national cancer waiting times monitoring (SCCI0147) Directions 2016

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the national cancer waiting times monitoring information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS services: national diabetes audit directions 2017

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the National Diabetes audit information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: national audit of pulmonary hypertension Directions 2016

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the national audit of pulmonary hypertension information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS services: NHS 111 pathways Directions 2017

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the NHS 111 pathways data collection information system.

Establishment of information systems for NHS Services: personal health budget collection Directions 2017

Directions given by NHS England requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection of information to be known as the personal health budgets collection information system.

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