Secondary Uses Service (SUS) Guidance

Summary

SUS Guidance is a resource for SUS users on sending and accessing data, set-up and system support. For guidance on National Tariff/Payment by Results please refer to the SUS PbR Guidance page.

General Guidance

SUS Essentials

  • Getting Started with SUS
  • Security and Confidentiality
  • Accessing data and data quality issues
  • SUS Service Availability & Incident Management
  • Data Sender Deployment

SUS+ Essentials v9.9

How do I send data?

Sending CDS Data

  • Using BULK or NET submission methods
  • Merging organisations
  • Submitting Anonymous and Legally Restricted codes (previously known as Sensitive codes)

Submitting CDS Data To SUS v4.6

EDT and Schema Guidance

New EDT client vn 3.5.2

SUS EDT Client Guide v2.3

Wessex Schema for XML Suppliers v4.0

Sender Registration

SUS Registration Overview v1.2

SUS_Sender_Registration_Form_(SR1)

How do I access SUS?

The SUS+ portal can be accessed via the following link:

https://sus-access.national.ncrs.nhs.uk

Portal User Guide

Contains information on:

  • Browser Requirements
  • Access and Authorisation
  • Creating and scheduling extracts
  • Interchange tracking
  • Error Messages

SUS+ Portal User Guide v3.2

Google Chrome Installation Guide

NHS Digital Google Chrome Installation Guide v1.0

Managed Service Field Listings

Managed Service Field Listings

SEM and PbR

Guidance on the differences and mapping between Standard Extract Mart SEM and PbR (Payment By Results).

SEM vs. PbR Summary v1.0

SEM vs. PbR Mapping v1.0

SUS_SEM_Extract_Specification_v1.2

SUS+ Historical Data Request

Users requiring access to  historical data archive should complete this form and submit to National Service Desk for review.

SUS+ Historical Data Request Form v1.0

How do I set up an Independent Provider?

Independent Provider Set Up Guidance

SUS Independent Provider Set Up Guidance v2.1

Support for Independent Sector Providers to ensure their data is correctly configured and that the required data can be accessed.

SUS Independent Provider - Registration Form v3.1

Service Desk

Please report any service issues to the NHS Digital National Service Desk (NSD) via the NSD weblog tool (log in required), or call 0300 303 5035.

 

 

Useful Links

Service announcements and outages

Important SUS service announcements, information on planned outages and known issues can be found here.

Weekly trust reports

The latest weekly trust reports are available on the Operational Support page.