Standards and collections

An alphabetical list of all current Data Coordination Board (DCB) and Information Standards Board (ISB) standards and collections.

The list is updated on a monthly basis, following the approval of new items, and changes, by the DCB.

Recent publication activity can also be found on our Publication and notification pages.

Data Set Change Notices (DSCNs) and Information Standards Notices (ISNs) published between 1991 and 31 March 2014 are available to view in an Excel document. Note that where the ISN is still current, it will also be listed in the current standards list below.

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Current standards

For each item you can see:

Reference number

The unique identifier; DCB prefix indicates approved by DCB; ISB prefix indicates approved by ISB; SCCI prefix indicates accepted by SCCI.

Title and release title

The name of the standard or collection and the name of its current release.

ISCE

This denotes whether the item is an Information Standard or Collection (including Extraction) (ISCE). This can be one of three values:

  1. Standard - refers to an information standard
  2. Standard and a collection - refers to an information standard which incorporates a collection
  3. Collection - refers to a data collection or extraction.

Documentation

Please click on the 'Documentation' link to find out more information about the current release of the item. Note that a number of the 'Documentation' links for ISB standards will direct you to the ISB website; although this website has been transferred to The National Archives (TNA) please be assured that the links are taking you to the most recent documentation. 

 

Reference number Title ISCE Documentation

DCB1605

Accessible Information

Standard

DCB1605 documentation

ISB 1588

Accident and Emergency Clinical Quality Indicators

Standard

ISB 1588 documentation

ISB 0144

Adjusted Referral to Treatment (RTT) Dataset

Standard

ISB 0144 documentation

DCB2150

Adult Social Care Deferred Payment Agreements

Collection

DCB2150 documentation

SCCI2135

Adult Social Care Finance Return

Collection

SCCI2135 documentation

ISB 1077

AIDC for Patient Identification

Standard

ISB 1077 documentation

ISB 0108

AIDC: Automatic Identification and Data Capture

Standard

ISB 0108 documentation

ISB 1516

Ambulance Electronic Patient Report

Standard

ISB 1516 documentation

DCB3028-01

Ambulance Quality Indicators - Clinical Outcomes

Collection

DCB3028-01 documentation

DCB3028-02

Ambulance Quality Indicators - Systems Indicators

Collection

DCB3028-02 documentation

DCB2053

Annual GP Practice electronic Self Declaration (eDEC)

Collection

DCB2053 documentation

SCCI2223

Annual uses of the Mental Health Act 1983 in English acute trusts

Collection

SCCI2223 documentation

ISB 1523

Anonymisation Standard for Publishing Health and Social Care Data

Standard

ISB 1523 documentation

SCCI2075

Assessment, Discharge and Withdrawal Notices between Hospitals and Social Services

Standard

SCCI2075 documentation

SCCI2007

Assuring Transformation

Standard and a Collection

SCCI2007 documentation

ISB 1555

Birth Notifications

Standard

ISB 1555 documentation

SCCI2132

Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry

Collection

SCCI2132 documentation

ISB 1597

Breast Screening Programme Data Set (KC63 and KC62)

Standard

ISB 1597 documentation

DCB2196

British Society of Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) Audit

Collection

DCB2196 documentation

DCB1521

Cancer Outcomes and Services Data set, Version 8.0

Standard and a Collection

DCB1521 documentation

DCB2116

Cancer Patient Experience Survey

Collection

DCB2116 documentation

DCB3037

Cancer Patient Tracking List (PTL)

Collection

DCB3037 documentation

ISB 0085

Cataract Data Set

Standard

ISB 0085 documentation

DCB2167

CCG Questionnaire Digital Maturity

Collection

DCB2167 documentation

SCCI1609

Child Protection Information Sharing

Standard

SCCI1609 documentation

DCB2195

Childhood Influenza Vaccination Programme Primary School Age Children

Collection

DCB2195 documentation

ISB 0146

Childhood Measurement Central Return

Standard and a Collection

ISB 0146 documentation

SCCI2185

Children and Young People (CYP) with an Eating Disorder Referral to Treatment Times (RTT)

Collection

SCCI2185 documentation

SCCI1538

Chlamydia Testing Activity Dataset

Standard and a Collection

SCCI1538 documentation

DCB2096

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) 360º Stakeholder survey

Collection

DCB2096 documentation

DCB0160

Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Deployment and Use of Health IT Systems

Standard

DCB0160 documentation

DCB0129

Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Manufacture of Health IT Systems

Standard

DCB0129 documentation

ISB0092

Commissioning Data Sets (CDS)

Standard and a Collection

ISB0092 documentation

SCCI0092-2062

Commissioning Data Sets (CDS) Version 6.2: Addition of Type 011: Emergency Care Data Set (ECDS)

Standard and a Collection

SCCI0092-2062 documentation

ISB 1500

Common User Interface - Address Input and Display

Standard

ISB 1500 documentation

ISB 1502

Common User Interface - Date and Time Input

Standard

ISB 1502 documentation

ISB 1503

Common User Interface - Date Display

Standard

ISB 1503 documentation

ISB 1504

Common User Interface - NHS Number Input and Display

Standard

ISB 1504 documentation

ISB 1505

Common User Interface - Patient Banner

Standard

ISB 1505 documentation

ISB 1506

Common User Interface - Patient Name Input and Display

Standard

ISB 1506 documentation

ISB 1507

Common User Interface - Sex and Current Gender Input and Display

Standard

ISB 1507 documentation

ISB 1508

Common User Interface - Telephone Number Input and Display

Standard

ISB 1508 documentation

ISB 1501

Common User Interface - Time Display

Standard

ISB 1501 documentation

SCCI1069

Community Services Data Set

Standard and a Collection

SCCI1069 documentation

DCB2221

Conflict of Interest Indicator Collection

DCB2221 documentation

DCB0089

Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Return

Standard and a Collection

DCB0089 documentation

DCB3030

CQC provider survey

Collection

DCB3030 documentation

SCCI2239

CQUIN 2017-19 Consolidated Data Collection

Collection

SCCI2239 documentation

ISB 0153

Critical Care Minimum Data Set

Standard and a Collection

ISB 0153 documentation

SCCI2108

Database for the National Latent Tuberculosis Screening Programme in New Migrants from High-incidence Countries

Collection

SCCI2108 documentation

DCB0086

Data Security and Protection Toolkit

Standard

DCB0086 documentation

DCB3032

Delayed Transfers of Care

Collection

DCB3032 documentation

DCB3035

Dementia Assessment and Referral Return

Collection

DCB3035 documentation

DCB2101

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Data Collection

Collection

DCB2101 documentation

ISB 0110

Diabetes Audit Data Set

Standard

ISB 0110 documentation

ISB 0073

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Data Set

Standard

ISB 0073 documentation

SCCI1577

Diagnostic Imaging Data Set

Standard

SCCI1577 documentation

DCB0103-01

Diagnostics Waiting Times and Activity Monthly Return

Collection

DCB0103-01 documentation

SCCI0052

Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d)

Standard

SCCI0052 documentation

ISB 1556

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM)

Standard

ISB 1556 documentation

SCCI2099

Digital Maturity dataset

Collection

SCCI2099 documentation

DCB0127

Direct Access Audiology Priority Treatment List (PTL) and Waiting Times (WT) Dataset

Collection

DCB0127 documentation

SCCI2127

Early Intervention in Psychosis RTT

Collection

SCCI2127 documentation

ISB 1557

EDIFACT Pathology Messaging

Standard

ISB 1557 documentation

DCB1582

Electronic Yellow Card Reporting, Version 3.0

Standard

DCB1582 documentation

SCCI2118

eMED3 (fit notes)

Collection

SCCI2118 documentation

DCB2083

Estates Return information Collection (ERIC)

Collection

DCB2083 documentation

SCCI2026

Female Genital Mutilation Enhanced Dataset

Standard and a Collection

SCCI2026 documentation

SCCI2112

FGM Risk Indication System (FGM RIS) - Local System Integration

Standard

SCCI2112 documentation

SCCI2039

Fill Rate Indicator Return, Staffing-nursing, Midwifery and Care Staff

Collection

SCCI2039 documentation

DCB2054

Friends and Family Test

Collection

DCB2054 documentation

DCB3019

General Practice Forward View monitoring

Collection

DCB3019 documentation

SCCI2035

Genetic Testing Rates

Collection

SCCI2035 documentation

SCCI2166

GP Access Fund

Collection

SCCI2166 documentation

DCB3018

GP Appointments Collection

DCB3018 documentation

DCB2236

GP Workload Tool

Collection

DCB2236 documentation

SCCI2090-2190

GPES: Alcohol Related Risk Reduction Scheme

Extraction

SCCI2090-2190 documentation

SCCI2090-2200

GPES: Avoiding Unplanned Admissions

Extraction

SCCI2090-2200 documentation

SCCI2090-2206

GPES: Childhood Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme

Extraction

SCCI2090-2206 documentation

DCB2090-2058

GPES: Dementia Data

Extraction

DCB2090-2058 documentation

DCB2090-3010

GPES: General Medical Services (GMS) / Personal Medical Services (PMS) Core Contract Data

Extraction

DCB2090-3010 documentation

SCCI2090-2175

GPES: General Practice to Diabetic Retinopathy Screening (GP2DRS)

Extraction

SCCI2090-2175 documentation

DCB2090-2232

GPES: Indicators no longer in the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

Extraction

DCB2090-2232 documentation

SCCI2090-2191

GPES: Learning disabilities health check scheme

Extraction

SCCI2090-2191 documentation

SCCI2090-2171

GPES: Learning Disabilities Observatory

Extraction

SCCI2090-2171 documentation

DCBI2090-2133

GPES: Meningococcal ACWY Vaccination Programme

Extraction

DCBI2090-2133 documentation

DCB2090-2187

GPES: Meningococcal B Vaccination Programme

Extraction

DCB2090-2187 documentation

SCCI2090-2189

GPES: Named Accountable GP

Extraction

SCCI2090-2189 documentation

DCB2090-2222

GPES: NHS Health Checks

Extraction

DCB2090-2222 documentation

DCB2090-2180

GPES: Pertussis in pregnant women vaccination programme

Extraction

DCB2090-2180 documentation

DCB2090-2181

GPES: Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme

Extraction

DCB2090-2181 documentation

SCCI2090-2183

GPES: Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

Extraction

SCCI2090-2183 documentation

DCB2090-2182

GPES: Rotavirus (routine childhood immunisation) Vaccination Programme

Extraction

DCB2090-2182 documentation

SCCI2090-2207

GPES: Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme

Extraction

SCCI2090-2207 documentation

DCB2090-2208

GPES: Shingles (catch up aged 78) Vaccination Programme

Extraction

DCB2090-2208 documentation

DCB2090-2209

GPES: Shingles (routine aged 70) Vaccination Programme

Extraction

DCB2090-2209 documentation

DCB0139 GUMCAD STI Surveillance System Standard and a collection

DCB0139 documentation

ISB 1558

HA/GP Links

Standard

ISB 1558 documentation

DCB0090

Health and Social Care Organisation Reference Data

Standard

DCB0090 documentation

ISB 0070

Healthcare Resource Groups (HRG)

Standard

ISB 0070 documentation

DCB2178

Hepatitis B (new born) Babies Vaccination Programme (CQRS)

Collection

DCB2178 documentation

SCCI1570

HIV and AIDs Reporting System (HARS)

Standard and a Collection

SCCI1570 documentation

SCCI2125

Hospital and Community Health Services Written Complaints Collection (KO41a)

Collection

SCCI2125 documentation

DCB2176

HPV Booster Vaccination Programme (CQRS)

Collection

DCB2176 documentation

SCCI0133

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine Uptake

Collection

SCCI0133 documentation

DCB3051

Identity Verification and Authentication Standard for Digital Health and Care Services

Standard

DCB3051 documentation

ISB 1520

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set

Standard

ISB 1520 documentation

ISB 1512

Information Governance Standards Framework

Standard

ISB 1512 documentation

ISB 1594

Information Sharing to Tackle Violence

Standard

ISB 1594 documentation

DCB3031

Integrated Urgent Care Minimum Data Set

Collection

DCB3031 documentation

ISB 0148

Interim Clinical Imaging Procedure Codes

Standard

ISB 0148 documentation

SCCI0021

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10)

Standard and a Collection

SCCI0021 documentation

ISB 0112

Inter-Provider Transfer Administrative Minimum Data Set

Standard

ISB 0112 documentation

DCB3042

Junior Doctors – Rota Notification

Collection

DCB3042 documentation

ISB 0003

KC50: Immunisation Programmes Activity Data Set

Standard

ISB 0003 documentation

DCB1576

KH03: Bed Availability and Occupancy

Collection

DCB1576 documentation

DCB3014

Learning Disability Transformation Indicators

Collection

DCB3014 documentation

DCB1513

Maternity Services Data Set

Standard

DCB1513 documentation

DCB2179

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Vaccination Programme (CQRS)

Collection

DCB2179 documentation

DCB0011

Mental Health Services Data Set, Version 3.0

Standard and a Collection

DCB0011 documentation

DCB1573

Mixed Sex Accommodation

Collection

DCB1573 documentation

DCB3023-01

Monthly Activity Return

Collection

DCB3023-01 documentation

DCB3025

Monthly Situation Report – Critical Care and Urgent Cancelled Operations

Collection

DCB3025 documentation

DCB1607

Monthly Situation Report – Emergency Care

Collection

DCB1607 documentation

DCB0147

National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set, Version 2.0

Standard and a Collection

DCB0147 documentation

DCB2235-01

National Diabetes Audit

Collection

DCB2235-01 documentation

DCB2235-03

National Diabetes Footcare Audit

Collection

DCB2235-03 documentation

DCB2235-04

National Diabetes Inpatient Audit

Collection

DCB2235-04 documentation

DCB2235-05

National Diabetes Inpatient Audit: Harms Collection

Collection

DCB2235-05 documentation

ISB 0107

National Drug Treatment Monitoring System Data Set

Standard

ISB 0107 documentation

DCB1567

National Joint Registry Data Set

Standard and a Collection

DCB1567 documentation

SCCI2143

National Minimum Dataset for Social Care

Collection

SCCI2143 documentation

DCB2235-02

National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit

Collection

DCB2235-02 documentation

ISB 0028

National Specialty List

Standard

ISB 0028 documentation

DCB1067

National Workforce Data Set, Version 2.9

Standard

DCB1067 documentation

SCCI0075

Neonatal Critical Care Minimum Data Set

Standard and a Collection

SCCI0075 documentation

ISB 1595

Neonatal Data Set

Standard and a Collection

ISB 1595 documentation

DCB2117

 NHS Continuing Healthcare Data Set

Collection

DCB2117 documentation

DCB3024

NHS 111 Minimum Data Set

Collection

DCB3024 documentation

DCB2228

NHS 111 Pathways

Collection

DCB2228 documentation

DCB3029

NHS 111 Patient Experience Survey

Collection

DCB3029 documentation

DCB2138

NHS Flu Vaccination Service – Patient Questionnaire Collection

DCB2138 documentation

ISB 1080

NHS Health Check

Standard and a Collection

ISB 1080 documentation

ISB 0149

NHS Number

Standard

ISB 0149 documentation

ISB 0149-01

NHS Number for General Practice

Standard

ISB 0149-01 documentation

ISB 0149-02

NHS Number for Secondary Care

Standard

ISB 0149-02 documentation

SCCI2194

NHS Pharmaceutical Services PHS1

Collection

SCCI2194 documentation

DCB0155

NHS Stop Smoking Service Quarterly Monitoring Return

Standard

DCB0155 documentation

SCCI0084

OPCS Classification of Interventions and Procedures

Standard

SCCI0084 documentation

SCCI2213

Out of Area Placements (OAPs)

Collection

SCCI2213 documentation

DCB3017

Overseas Visitor Charging Category (OVCC)

Standard

DCB3017 documentation

SCCI0076

Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set

Standard and a Collection

SCCI0076 documentation

SCCI1580

Palliative Care Co-ordination: Core Content

Standard

SCCI1580 documentation

ISB 0099

Patient Identifiers for Identity Bands

Standard

ISB 0099 documentation

DCB2085

Patient Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE)

Collection

DCB2085 documentation

SCCI2090-2144

Patient Objections Management

Extraction

SCCI2090-2144 documentation

SCCI2199

Patient Objections Management (non GPES sites)

Collection

SCCI2199 documentation

DCB2085

Patient-Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE), 2018

Collection

DCB2085 documentation

SCCI2225

PCV HIB MenC Vaccination Programme

Collection

SCCI2225 documentation

DCB2184

Personal Health Budgets

Collection

DCB2184 documentation

SCCI2169

Personal Social Services Survey of Adult Carers in England

Collection

SCCI2169 documentation

DCB3038

Physical healthcare for people with serious mental illness (SMI): Primary care data collection

Collection

DCB3038 documentation

SCCI2192

Prevent - Anti Radicalisation Training Questionnaire

Collection

SCCI2192 documentation

SCCI2197

Primary Care Commissioning Activity

Collection

SCCI2197 documentation

SCCI2214

Primary care extended access

Collection

SCCI2214 documentation

DCB3007

Programme Budgeting

Collection

DCB3007 documentation

DCB3033

Quality Premium Local Assessment

Collection

DCB3033 documentation

DCB3023-02

Quarterly Activity Return

Collection

DCB3023-02 documentation

DCB0103-02

Quarterly Diagnostics Census

Collection

DCB0103-02 documentation

DCB0143

Quarterly Monitoring Cancelled Operations

Collection

DCB0143 documentation

SCCI0111

Radiotherapy Data Set

Standard and a Collection

SCCI0111 documentation

ISB 1552

Read Clinical Terms Version 3

Standard

ISB 1552 documentation

ISB 1553

Read Version 2

Standard

ISB 1553 documentation

DCB0095

Referral to Treatment Waiting Times

Collection

DCB0095 documentation

ISB 0066

Renal Data Set

Standard

ISB 0066 documentation

SCCI2172

Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC)

Collection

SCCI2172 documentation

DCB2205

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake (GP Patient) Survey (Adults)

Collection

DCB2205 documentation

DCB2211

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake in Children (GP Patient) Survey

Collection

DCB2211 documentation

DCB2204

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Uptake in Frontline Healthcare Workers Survey

Collection

DCB2204 documentation

DCB1596

Secure Email, Version 2.1

Standard

DCB1596 documentation

ISB 1572

Sensitive Data

Standard

ISB 1572 documentation

SCCI2173

Seven Day Services Survey

Collection

SCCI2173 documentation

SCCI1518

Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset

Standard and a Collection

SCCI1518 documentation

DCB2094

Sexual Orientation Monitoring

Standard

DCB2094 documentation

DCB2161

Short and Long Term Return

Collection

DCB2161 documentation

SCCI0034

SNOMED CT

Standard

SCCI0034 documentation

ISB 0005

Specialised Services National Definitions Set

Standard

ISB 0005 documentation

DCB2154

Surplus Land For Housing

Collection

DCB2154 documentation

DCB0134

Surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections

Standard and a Collection

DCB0134 documentation

ISB 1533

Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set

Standard and a Collection

ISB 1533 documentation

ISB 1606

Trauma Audit and Research Network Notification Data Set

Standard

ISB 1606 documentation

DCB2043

UK Severe Influenza Surveillance System (UKISS)

Collection

DCB2043 documentation

DCB1593

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk Assessment

Collection

DCB1593 documentation

SCCI2163

Weekly Diagnostic Activity Collection

Collection

SCCI2163 documentation

DCB3040

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES)

Collection

DCB3040 documentation