Initially published in March 2010, this latest release introduces:
- minor amendments to data items to align with the NHS Data Model and Dictionary
- confirmation of annual submission
- clarification of coverage in general practice settings.
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.