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Data Coordination Board

The Data Coordination Board (DCB) meets on a monthly basis to review and approve the assurance of information standards and data collections (including extractions), known collectively as ISCE.

Data Coordination Board activity

ISCE (both new and changes) are presented to DCB at:

  • Initial stage: an initial stage assessment report provides an overview of a proposal for a new, or change to an existing, ISCE and requests DCB approval to proceed with assurance of the ISCE
  • Final stage: a final stage assessment report summarises the assurance and appraisal activity that has been carried out against the ISCE and requests DCB final approval.

Upcoming meetings

The information below shows upcoming Data Coordination Board meeting dates and the ISCE in the ‘Final’ stage of assurance that are due to submitted to the Board at each date.

DCB: 24 October 2019

Reference

Title

ISCE

ISCE type

Summary

DCB2053

Annual GP Practice electronic Self Declaration (eDEC) Collection Change Revisions of the eDEC for 2019/20 have been made in light of amendments to GP contract, removing questions where new information may have since become available in the health system, updating the questions in line with recent policy priorities. A new submission tool is also being introduced for this release.

DCB2143

National Minimum Dataset for Social Care Collection Change This release covers the introduction of a new data collection system aimed at reducing the burden on providers and encouraging participation by making inputting more efficient. 

DCB3028-02

Ambulance Quality Indicators: Systems Indicators Collection Change The proposal is for the addition of data items A118 and A122.
DCB3088 Ambulance Services: Computer Aided Dispatch Data Collection New A collection of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) data from ambulance trusts which records the time from when a patient dials 999 and is treated.
DCB3088 Plastics Reduction Pledge Collection New New collection to monitor use of single-use plastics across the NHS, with the aim of reducing such use.
DCB3027 Dental Working Patterns survey Collection Change  Application for re-assurance of this collection, which is a crucial source of information for the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (DDRB) on dental working patterns, as well as motivation and morale levels.

DCB: 21 November 2019

Reference

Title

ISCE

ISCE type

Summary

DCB1077

AIDC for Patient Identification Standard Change Proposal to amend the patient identification standard to allow use on letters, forms and other documents.

DCB2050

Aggregate Contract Monitoring Standard and a Collection Change Proposal to change voluntary submission to mandatory.

DCB2212

Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring Standard and a Collection Change Proposal to change voluntary submission to mandatory.

DCB3002

Devices Level Contract Monitoring Standard and a Collection Change Proposal to change voluntary submission to mandatory.
DCB3003 Patient Level Contract Monitoring Standard and a Collection Change Proposal to change voluntary submission to mandatory.

DCB2054

Friends and Family Test Collection Change This release will introduce changes coming out of the FFT development project and ask for ongoing approval for the continued national use of the FFT.
DCB3080-01 Purchase Order Data Collection New Collection of NHS trust purchase order data, to populate an expenditure dashboard, which is being brought in-house by NHS Improvement.
DCB2090-2183 GPES: Primary Care Networks Additional Staff Extraction Change Extraction of general practice data in respect of employment of additional staff, mapped by Primary Care Networks.
DCB2184 Personal Health Budgets Collection Change The proposed change is to add four sub groups, aiming to receive data showing the expansion of PHBs aligning with the rights to have that will come into effect during 2019/2020. 
DCB2116 Cancer Patient Experience Survey  Collection Change  Minor changes to the survey to focus on better understanding of patient experience of cancer care and treatment. 

DCB: 19 December 2019

Reference

Title

ISCE

ISCE type

Summary

DCB0092-2062

Emergency Care Data Set  Standard and a Collection Collection Change to extend use of ECDS into Type 5 Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) settings from 2020.
DCB0147 National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Dataset Standard and a Collection Collection Changes are proposed to reflect developments in clinical practice and support enhanced patient experience. 

DCB3039

Patient Safety Incident Management System Standard and a Collection New Proposal for the development of a new national patient safety incident reporting system.

DCB3065

National Diabetes Paediatric Audit Standard and a Collection New Submission of the existing clinical audit for children and young people with diabetes, to enable greater alignment with other national diabetes audits.

DCB1595

Neonatal Data Set Standard and a Collection Change Application to convert an existing ISB information standard for publication by DCB under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.
DCB1518 Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Data Set Standard and a Collection Change This release introduces changes to recording of data and values for Contraception Method Status. In addition some use of SNOMED CT coding will be implemented.
DCB2112 FGM Risk Indication System (FGM RIS) - Local System Integration Standard Change Change to reflect reduction in scope, to primary care only, and adding in a requirement for local read/write/delete functionality.

Following DCB approval of an item at 'Final' stage, publication documents for the ISCE will be issued.

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Publications pending

Reference

Title

ISCE

ISCE type

Summary

DCB3066 Digital Maternity Record Standard  Standard New

Proposal for an information standard to standardise the information held in maternity records.

Approved at August 2019 DCB; publication pending. For any queries please contact standards.assurance@nhs.net  

DCB3047 Manual Input of Patient Pathway Details Standard New

Proposal to support Providers in situations where referrals are made through e-RS but where bookings cannot be made in e-RS. The standard would allow the Provider to record the Unique Booking Reference Number (UBRN) on the appointment so that it can be flowed to SUS+ to allow for payment.

Approved at September 2018 DCB; publication deferred. For any queries please contact standards.assurance@nhs.net   

DCB2033 UK Assisted Reproductive Treatments (ART) Data Set Standard and a Collection New

Proposal to support Providers in situations where referrals are made through e-RS but where bookings cannot be made in e-RS. The standard would allow the Provider to record the Unique Booking Reference Number (UBRN) on the appointment so that it can be flowed to SUS+ to allow for payment.

Approved at September 2018 DCB; publication deferred. For any queries please contact standards.assurance@nhs.net   

 

This page is updated on a monthly basis following each DCB meeting. If you have any queries about any of the information on this page please contact us at standards.assurance@nhs.net.

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Last edited: 16 October 2019 7:56 am