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This guidance should be read alongside the relevant NHS England guidance, NICE guidance and quality standard, as well as the following Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS) guidance.  

A range of relevant information, resources and data for local systems can also be found via the newly established Mental Health, Learning Disability and Autism Resource Hub – FutureNHS Collaboration Platform.

This includes a data quality section highlighting information and support around improving submissions to the Mental Health Services Dataset.

Questions and feedback

NHS England’s crisis and acute care workstreams have been set up to support the commissioning and provision of high-quality, responsive, 24/7 accessible mental health services for people who may be seriously ill and in need of urgent support. If you have any questions or feedback about this work, please contact NHS England.

NHS Digital are the national information and technology partner to the health and social care system. This work involves the development, collection and analysis of national administrative datasets including the Mental Health Services Dataset (MHSDS). If you have any questions or feedback about this work please contact NHS Digital

Last edited: 23 December 2021 9:07 am