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XML Organisation Data Products - support products and tools

Zip folders of ODS supporting documentation for XML implementation and management.

XML products

Version information

Release item Full live file Archive file
Schema version 2-0-0 2-0-0
Publication date 30 April 2020 30 April 2020
Publication sequence number 817 816
File name HSCOrgRefData_Full_20200727      HSCOrgRefData_Archive 20200727  

XML files are only available to download from TRUD under the 'Organisation Data Services and Spine Directory Service' download group.

TRUD Pack In zip Contains file(s)
HSCOrgRefDataXML_Data HSCOrgRefData_Full_yyyymmdd.xml HSCOrgRefData_Archive_yyyymmdd.xml

XML support products

In zip File(s) Version date

HSCOrgRegData_XML Products Guide

HSCOrgRefData_Technical Specification

21 February 2022

27 September 2017

ancillary HSCOrgRefData.xsd May 2021
  HSCOrgRefData_DataItemCatalogue.pdf 10 January 2023
  HSCOrgRefData_ChangeLog_DICandObjModel.pdf 10 January 2023
  XMLRelationshipRules_Roles.xlsx 10 January 2023

The ORD scope definition shows organisation types which will transition to ANANA code formats, and csv files which will be deprecated as the content is available via ORD (in XML or JSON format via the ORD API).

XML support tools

In zip File(s) Version date
validate Schemavalidator (folder) 15 February 2017
  HCSOrgRefData_ValidatorSupportDocumentation.pdf 15 February 2017
transform HSCOrgRefData_xslt (zip)
Contains the following transforms:
  • XML to CSV
  • Primary Role Constrain
  • **NEW** XMLtoCSV_database_schema_DDL 

Java and .NET platforms are now supported for the above transforms

30 November 2018
  HSCOrgRefData_XMLtoCSVSupportDocumentation.pdf 30 November 2018
  HSCOrgRefData_PrimaryRoleConstrainSupportDocumentation.pdf 28 September 2018

The XML support products and tools are also available to download via TRUD, within pack HSCOrgRefDataXML_Support.

Last edited: 12 January 2023 11:01 am