Mental Health Services Data Set specifications and guidance

Implementing the MHSDS - Organisational assessment and planning tools

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MHSDS Implementation Planning template

1.0

05/10/2016

MHSDS Readiness Assessment Tool v2.0

1.0

05/10/2016

MHSDS v3.0 System Conformance Checklist

1.0

28/09/2017

MHSDS IG Consent Guidance

Guidance regarding local IG and consent considerations, including wording to help communicate the MHSDS to service users.

1.0

05/10/2016

MHSDS XML Extract Guidance

1.0

05/10/2016


Submitting the MHSDS to the Bureau Service Portal

Current Version - Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) v3.0 - DCB0011Amd 82/2016

MHSDS v3.0 was accepted by the Data Coordination Board (DCB) for collection from 1 April 2018. The formal Information Standard can be found on the DCB0011 publication page.


MHSDS v3.0 Submission Guidance Documents

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MHSDS_v3.0_Data_Model

3.0.9

26/03/2018

MHSDS_v3.0_User_Guidance

3.0.4

21/02/2018

MHSDS v3.0 Technical Guidance 2.0 28/09/2017

MHSDS v3.0 Technical Output Specification

The Technical Output Specification for MHSDS v3.0 contains all of the information included in the Data Set Specification published on the DCB0011 webpage. This information will remain static as part of this Information Standard release. The MHSDS v.3.0 Technical Output Specification also includes additional information relating to the validations carried out by the Bureau Service Portal and the derived data items that are included in the provider and commissioner extracts. The validations and derivations are not controlled through the DCB process and can therefore be subject to change.


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MHSDS v3.0 Technical Output Specification

3.0.9

26/03/2018

MHSDS v3.0 XML Extract Schemas

The pre and post deadline extracts will be available for download in XML format from the BSP once a submission has been uploaded and processed successfully. These XML schemas describe the structure of the extracts.

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MHSDS v3.0 Provider Pre Deadline Extract Schema

3.0.7

28/09/2017

MHSDS v3.0 Provider Post Deadline Extract Schema

3.0.7

28/09/2017

MHSDS v3.0 Commissioner Extract Schema

3.0.7

28/09/2017

The Bureau Service Portal (BSP) was developed to the MHSDS v3.0 Technical Output Specification to accept submissions from 01/06/2018 using the MHSDS v3.0 IDB only.

Previous versions of the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) v2.0 can be found on the MHSDS archived pages here.


SNOMED CT - coded scored assessments

NHS Digital has released the SNOMED CT reference tables describing which assessment tools can be submitted in the MHSDS and a mapping to their corresponding SNOMED CT Concept ID codes. These are included in the Technical Output Specification and can be found under the MH Assessment Scales and Clustering Tools for MH tabs. More details on SNOMED CT can be found in the latest User Guidance.

Related information

Further information

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    Mental Health Services Data Set

    The Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) contains record-level data about the care of children, young people and adults who are in contact with mental health, learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder services.

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    Mental Health Services Monthly Statistics

    This monthly statistical release makes available the most recent MHSDS data from January 2016 onwards and replaces the Monthly MHLDS Reports (last published in February). The release provides the most up to date information available about care given to users of NHS funded secondary mental health, learning disability and autism services for all ages in England.