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Intermediate Database (IDB) guidance preparing the IDB for making submissions to the SDCS Cloud

This guidance is to help users in preparing data in the Intermediate Database (IDB). The IDB is used for submitting data to the Strategic Data Collections Service (SDCS) Cloud platform for the following data sets:

  • Community Services Data Set (CSDS)
  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) data set
  • Maternity Services Data Set (MSDS)
  • Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS)
  • NHS Continuing Health Care (CHC) Patient Level Data Set – in development

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Intermediate Database (IDB) guidance preparing the IDB for making submissions to the SDCS Cloud


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Summary

This guidance is to help users in preparing data in the Intermediate Database (IDB). The IDB is used for submitting data to the Strategic Data Collections Service (SDCS) Cloud platform for the following data sets:

  • Community Services Data Set (CSDS)
  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) data set
  • Maternity Services Data Set (MSDS)
  • Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS)
  • NHS Continuing Health Care (CHC) Patient Level Data Set – in development

Contact us

If you required further technical support with using the Intermediate Database (IDB) files, please contact the National Service Desk on 0300 303 5035 or email ssd.nationalservicedesk@nhs.net

Further information about using the SCDS Cloud portal and how to upload your IDB file to the portal is also available.  

Last edited: 17 February 2021 1:36 pm