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XML Organisation Data Products

This page contains background information and a range of supporting materials for the XML Organisation Reference Data Products.

Please read our products guide before accessing any of the other files.

The move to XML is one part of a wider programme of changes to Organisation Reference Data. Full details are available within an Information Standard.

The standard has been updated to inform consumers that daily updates to the Health and Social Care Organisation Reference Data are now available via Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) – please see APIs for the Organisation data Service.

XML products

Version information

Release item Full live file Archive file
Schema version 2-0-0 2-0-0
Publication date 30 August 2019 30 August 2019
Publication sequence number 544 543
File name HSCOrgRefData_Full_20190827 HSCOrgRefData_Archive_20190722.xml

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
  HSCOrgRefData_Technical Specification 27 Sep 2017
refmodel HSCOrgRefData_ObjectModel
*Please read the README.txt file within the zip before opening the model*
28 Feb 2019
ancillary HSCOrgRefData_XMLProductScopeTimetable.pdf 28 Sep 2018
HSCOrgRefData.xsd 19 May 2017
HSCOrgRefData_DataItemCatalogue.pdf 25 June 2019
HSCOrgRefData_ChangeLog_DICandObjModel.pdf 28 February 2019
**NEW** XMLRelationshipRules.xlsx  30 Nov 2018

XML support tools

In zip File(s) Version date
validate Schemavalidator (folder) 15 Feb 2017
HCSOrgRefData_ValidatorSupportDocumentation.pdf 15 Feb 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 Nov 2018
HSCOrgRefData_XMLtoCSVSupportDocumentation.pdf 30 Nov 2018
HSCOrgRefData_PrimaryRoleConstrainSupportDocumentation.pdf 28 Sep 2018

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

Last edited: 28 August 2019 10:00 am