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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: May 2020

No items scheduled.

DCB: June 2020

Reference

Title

ISCE

ISCE type

Summary

DCB1609 Child Protection Information Sharing Standard and a Collection N/A Request to extend the conformance date of the standard only, there are no changes to the standard itself. 
SCCI1518 Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Data Set Standard and a Collection N/A Request to extend the assurance period of the standard only, there are no changes to the standard itself. 
DCB2235-01 National Diabetes Audit  Collection N/A Request to extend the assurance period of the collection only, there are no changes to the collection itself. 
DCB2235-02 National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit  Collection N/A Request to extend the assurance period of the collection only, there are no changes to the collection itself. 
DCB2235-03 National Diabetes Footcare Audit  Collection N/A Request to extend the assurance period of the collection only, there are no changes to the collection itself. 
DCB2235-04 National Diabetes Inpatient Audit  Collection N/A Request to extend the assurance period of the collection only, there are no changes to the collection itself. 
DCB2235-05  National Diabetes Inpatient Audit: Harms Collection  Collection N/A Request to extend the assurance period of the collection only, there are no changes to the collection itself. 

DCB: July 2020

Reference

Title

ISCE

ISCE type

Summary

DCB3009

Healthy Child Programme Standard Change Phase 2 of the Health Child Programme will promote interoperability and sharing of child health care event data. 

DCB0092-2062

Commissioning Data Sets: Emergency Care Data Set  Standard and a Collection Change This release will update the standard in support of the clinical review of standards, and introduce changes to monitor new urgent and emergency care (UEC) standards. 

DCB: August 2020

Reference

Title

ISCE

ISCE type

Summary

DCB0095 Referral to Treatment waiting times  Standard and a Collection Change Changes to update the standard, and introduce two new elements for patient transfers and incomplete pathways in excess of 52 weeks.
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. 
DCB3096 UK Fast Healthcare Integration Resources (FHIR) Core   Standard New  Proposal for an information standard which positions the use of FHIR as the national interoperability mechanism for the sharing of health and care information. 
DCB3039 Patient Safety Incident Management System Standard and a Collection New Proposal for the development of a new national patient safety incident reporting system.
DCB3107 Ambulance Data Set   Standard and a Collection New  Proposal for an ambulance data set to bring together data from all ambulance services in order to follow and understand patient journeys from the ambulance service into other urgent and emergency healthcare settings. 
DCB0011 Mental Health Services Data Set  Standard and a Collection Change Major change to this national data set, to reflect Long Term Plan commitments. In addition, new data items will allow cessation of relevant interim collections and all unnecessary data items will be removed.

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

DCB2123 Patient Level Information and Costing Systems (PLICS) Data Set  Standard and a Collection Change

Proposal to include data for Specialised Ward Care and Supplementary Information, and to include a new field for Cystic Fibrosis.

Approved at April 2020 DCB, publication pending. 

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.

Further information

Last edited: 22 May 2020 2:24 pm