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National Back Office - Data Release Register

This contains both Tracing service activity and Demographics Batch Service Bureau activity for 2020.

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Tracing service activity from January 2020

Tracing service - January 2020
  Police NCA Home Office (under review) Court Order CCRC NHSCFA HM Coroner Welsh Blood Service Jersey Cytology Screening Total
Rejected 12 1   3 1         17
Approved - Trace 3     15           18
Approved - No Trace 1     11           12
                     
Total receipts processed 16 1   29 1         47
Explanation of terms

Rejected: requests to the National Back Office (NBO) for a release of non-clinical data to assist with law enforcement are rejected where the requests have not followed correct procedure. For instance, if a request has not been countersigned by a police officer of sufficient seniority.

Approved – Trace: The NBO was able to trace details for the individuals related to these requests

Approved – No Trace: The NBO was not able to trace any details related to these requests

*NHS Counter Fraud Authority ceased 31/03/2019

Demographics Batch Service Bureau activity from January 2020

Demographics Batch Service Bureau activity from January 2020
  January 2020
Number of Submissions Received 28
Number of Submissions Rejected 3
Number of Submissions Withdrawn -
Number of Submissions Approved and Processed 25
   
Actual Number of Transactions Processed by DBS (Avg per File) 19,058
% of Transactions with Single Matched 78.4%
Total Number of Transactions with Single Match 373,526
Total Unmatched 102,912
Actual Number of Transactions Processed by DBS (Total) 476,438

 

Explanation of terms

Received: Number of batch file submissions received by DBSB.

Rejected: Batch file submissions to the DBSB at the National Back Office (NBO) by social care and other approved organisations for NHS Number validation are rejected for non-compliance with submission requirements; including incorrectly formatted data, insecure email domain, submitted data out of scope, authority for use of service not in place.

Withdrawn: Service user has withdrawn their batch file submission at any point prior to DBSB completion of their request.

Approved and Processed: Batch file submissions that comply with submission requirements and have completed processing.

Transactions single match: A single unique match has been identified between the data record supplied and the data held on PDS.

Transactions unmatched: A single unique match has NOT been identified between the data record supplied and the data held on PDS.

Transactions processed: Number of individual data records submitted to DBS for NHS Number validation.

Note: Number of Submissions Approved and Processed may not equal the Number of Submissions Received minus rejections and withdrawals. This will occur when:

  • a submission received in a previous accounting period completes processing in a later accounting period
  • a submission received in the current accounting period has not completed processing by the end of that accounting period

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Last edited: 11 February 2020 11:21 am