It is mandatory for all providers of NHS-funded specialist mental health services to submit data about these services to the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS). This applies to both NHS and independent providers.
Collection of this data is mandated via the Information Standard DCB0011: Mental Health Services Data Set.
The information standards page includes the following documents:
- Requirements specification
- Change specifications
- Implementation guidance
- Information Standards Notice
If you are unsure if your organisation is in scope for the MHSDS, please refer to the requirements specification docum ent.