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GP data collections

Current General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) extractions and Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS) collections which have been assured by either SCCI or the DCB.

You can view a list of current GPES extractions, which have been assured by either SCCI or the DCB, below.  Alongside the description, we have provided a link to the confirmation of assurance certificate as well as other documents that give more information about the extract. This may include any Data Provision Notice issued by NHS Digital under section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

You can find out more about GP data collections, including service information and user support, on NHS Digital's General Practice (GP) Collections web pages.

Assurance of GPES extractions

Since 1 April 2017 the DCB has been responsible for the governance of all requests made to NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES).

Requests made to GPES were previously overseen by:

  • DCB's predecessor, SCCI, from July 2015 to 31 March 2017
  • the Independent Advisory Group (IAG), from May 2012 to 30 June 2015.  You can view IAG documents on the archived IAG web pages

Current GP data collections

DCB number

Title Description Further information

DCB2090-2190

GPES: Alcohol Related Risk Reduction Scheme

Release number: Amd 58/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the alcohol risk reduction programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a biannual basis.

The data set includes 27 counts; one is a cohort count and the remaining 26 counts will be used for management information purposes. There is no payment associated with this data collection as the alcohol risk reduction service is a core contractual requirement (i.e. GP practices are required to provide this service).

 

 

DCB2090-2206

GPES: Childhood Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 57/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data set includes nine counts; two counts will be used for payment purposes, one is a cohort count and the remaining six counts will be used for management information reporting.

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DCB2090-2058

GPES: Dementia Data

Release number: Amd 70/2017

Release title:2017-18

NHS England has directed NHS Digital to collect data on recorded dementia diagnoses. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data is needed in order to monitor the number of dementia diagnoses against the target outlined in the Prime Minister's Challenge on Dementia.

DCB2090-3010

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

Release number: Amd 55/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to extract data on the General Medical Services (GMS)/ Personal Medical Services (PMS) core contract data collection, which forms part of the GMS contract. This service is a core contractual component as set out in the GMS regulations.

All GP practices in England will be offered the choice to participate in this service and NHS England will use the data to monitor GP practice activity associated with both named accountable GPs and patient frailty, for commissioning and planning purposes.

This extract incorporates aspects of the previous SCCI2090-2189 Named Accountable GP 2016-17 extraction, as well as new information on the identification and management of patients with frailty (at an aggregate level).

DCB2090-2175

GPES: General Practice to Diabetic Retinopathy Screening (GP2DRS)

Release number: Amd 103/2018

Release title: On going

Public Health England has asked NHS Digital to collect data to support the diabetic eye screening programme. The extraction includes demographic and clinical data from GP practices for patients who have diabetes, which will enable these patients to be invited for diabetic eye screening appointments. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the patient-level identifiable data on a monthly basis.

 

 

DCB2090-2232

 

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

 

Release number: Amd 60/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on those indicators no longer included in the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF). All GP practices in England will be offered the choice to participate in this service.

The data is needed to monitor GP practice activity associated with indicators no longer in QOF.

 

DCB2090-2191

GPES: Learning Disabilities Health Check Scheme

Release number: Amd 62/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the learning disabilities health check scheme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a quarterly basis.

The data set includes 17 counts; one count will be used for payment purposes, two are cohort counts and the remaining 14 counts will be used for management information purposes.

SCCI2090-2171

GPES: Learning Disabilities Observatory

Release number: Amd 10/2016

Public Health England has asked NHS Digital to collect aggregated data for patients with a recording of a potential or actual learning disability, as well as a control sample of patients without a learning disability. Data to be collected includes demography, body mass index, screening uptake, disease prevalence, management and treatment of diseases. It will be used to support analysis of services and outcomes for this patient group.

NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data on an annual basis.

 

DCB2090-2133

GPES: Meningococcal ACWY Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 12/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the Meningococcal ACWY vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data on a monthly basis.

The data set includes six counts; two counts will be used for payment purposes, two are cohort counts and the remaining two counts will be used for management information purposes.

The data will be used to support direct payment to GP practices for participation in this vaccination programme and will provide management information to NHS England to support monitoring at a practice level.

DCB2090-2187

GPES: Meningococcal B Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 16/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the Meningococcal B vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the data on a monthly basis.

The data set includes 24 counts; four of the counts will be used for payment purposes, 14 of the counts will be used for management information reporting and the remaining six counts will be used for reference and to gain a better understanding of the payment and management information counts.

The data will be used to support direct payment to GP practices for participation in this vaccination programme and provide management information to NHS England to support monitoring at GP practice level.

DCB2090-2222

GPES: NHS Health Checks

Release number: Amd 76/2016

Release title: Initial Collection

Public Health England (PHE) has asked NHS Digital to use the General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) to extract data on the NHS Health Check programme.  NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the patient level data at GP practice level on an annual basis.

The data is needed to evaluate the NHS Health Check programme and inform better decisions on its delivery.

DCB2090-2180

GPES: Pertussis in Pregnant Women Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 13/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the data on the pertussis in pregnant women vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data set includes three counts; one count will be used for payment purposes and two counts will be used for management information reporting.

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for participation in this programme.

 

DCB2090-2181

GPES: Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 14/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data set includes 17 counts; three counts will be used for payment purposes, four are cohort counts and the remaining 10 counts will be used for management information purposes.

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for participation in this programme.

DCB2090-2183

GPES: Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)

Release number: Amd 19/2019

Release title: 2019-20

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF). NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis; there are 73 indicators included in the data set, covering 25 clinical domains; all indicators are for payment purposes.

The primary purpose of this data collection will be for payment calculations to financially reward GP practices for correctly following the QOF guidance. The additional information collected will be used by NHS England for validation and performance assessments.

DCB2090-2182

GPES: Rotavirus (routine childhood immunisation) Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 15/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the rotavirus (routine childhood immunisation) vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data set includes eight counts; one count will be used for payment purposes, two are cohort counts and the remaining five counts will be used for management information reporting.

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for participation in the programme.

DCB2090-2207

GPES: Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 59/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the seasonal influenza vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data set includes 31 counts; five counts will be used for payment purposes, nine are cohort counts and the remaining 17 counts will be used for management information reporting.

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for their participation in the programme.

DCB2090-2208

GPES: Shingles (catch up aged 78) Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 17/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the Shingles (catch up aged 78) vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data set includes eight counts; one count will be used for payment purposes, one will be a cohort count and six counts will be used for management information reporting.

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for participation in the programme.

DCB2090-2209

GPES: Shingles (routine aged 70) Vaccination Programme

Release number: Amd 18/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect data on the Shingles (routine aged 70) vaccination programme. NHS Digital's General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the aggregated data at GP practice level on a monthly basis.

The data set includes eight counts; one count will be used for payment purposes, one will be a cohort count and six counts will be used for management information reporting.

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for their participation in the programme.

SCCI2236

GP Workload Tool

Release number: Amd 7/2017

Release title: On going

NHS England has directed NHS Digital to collect data on Patient Online Management Information (POMI) from GP system suppliers, to (a) track the use of online appointments in GP Practices and (b) collect information on the availability to patients of electronic access to their test results, GP letters, prescriptions and online appointment booking facilities. Data will be collected at a general practice level on a monthly basis.

The data is needed to enable the NHS to better understand appointment activity and utilisation and demonstrate the use of general practice across the week, including by healthcare professional and by mode of appointment.

 

DCB2178

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

Release number: Amd 53/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect monthly, aggregated immunisation data on the Hepatitis B (new born) Babies vaccination programme via NHS Digital’s Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS).

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for their activity associated with this programme.

DCB2176

HPV Booster Vaccination Programme (CQRS)

Release number: Amd 52/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect monthly, aggregated immunisation data on the HPV Booster vaccination programme via NHS Digital’s Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS).

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for their activity associated with this programme.

DCB2179

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

Release number: Amd 54/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect monthly, aggregated immunisation data on the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccination programme via NHS Digital’s Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS).

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for their activity associated with this programme.

DCB2225

PCV HIB MenC Vaccination Programme (CQRS)

Release number: Amd 56/2018

Release title: 2018-19

NHS England has asked NHS Digital to collect aggregated immunisation data on the PCV HIB MenC via NHS Digital’s Calculating Quality Reporting Service (CQRS). The data extraction contains one count of the number of registered patients who have a record of receiving a fourth dose of PCV Haemophilus Influenza Type B Meningococcal C vaccine by the GP practice within the reporting period.

The data is needed to allow NHS England to monitor and pay GP practices for their activity associated with this programme.

Last edited: 12 August 2019 10:32 am