We have detected that you are using Internet Explorer to visit this website. Internet Explorer is now being phased out by Microsoft. As a result, NHS Digital no longer supports any version of Internet Explorer for our web-based products, as it involves considerable extra effort and expense, which cannot be justified from public funds. Some features on this site will not work. You should use a modern browser such as Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. If you have difficulty installing or accessing a different browser, contact your IT support team.
We are using modern data processing services to streamline and automate existing ways of collecting, processing and accessing data. This gives us the power to process larger volumes of data, faster than ever before, whilst providing tools to manage incoming data and ensure it is accurate, useful and secure.
SDCS Cloud provides
an internet facing service that does not require an N3 or HSCN connection, allowing more providers to submit data
a secure method of confirming user identity using two-factor authentication
The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) and Community Services Data Set (CSDS) have moved from the legacy Bureau Service Portal (BSP) to NHS Digital’s Strategic Data Collection Service in the cloud (SDCS Cloud).
Learn more about how to complete the Data User Certificate (DUC) form and how to register a SIRO or IAO to submit data through the Strategic Data Collection Service (SDCS). The SDCS in the cloud is the new way to submit mental health and maternity services data to NHS Digital.