Skip to main content
Creating a new NHS England: Health Education England, NHS Digital and NHS England have merged. More about the merger.

DAPB1595: Neonatal Data Set

The Neonatal Data Set is the authoritative source of national information relating to neonatal patient demographics, clinical interventions, diagnoses and outcomes.

About this information standard

The Neonatal Data Set outlines the data items required for the secondary uses data set, the National Neonatal Research Database (NNRD). The NNRD collects data about the care of babies admitted to NHS neonatal units and is maintained by the Neonatal Data Analysis Unit (NDAU), based at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Campus of Imperial College London.

This information standard is published under section 250 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. An Information Standards Notice (see below) provides an overview of scope and implementation timescales, and the other listed documents provide further detail for those who have to implement the information standard.

Previous release

Release date 16/01/2014
Release number Amd 32/2012
Release title Initial Standard
Stage Maintenance
Key documents 
Supporting documents 


Last edited: 14 June 2022 9:10 am