Systems and Service Delivery: A to Z

This is an A-Z list of all the services provided, hosted or support by the Systems and Service Delivery team. Use the first link below if you're trying to find the full list of NHS Digital services.

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening

We identify individuals at highest risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, and invite them for screening

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Data sets and the Bureau Service Portal

The Systems and Service Delivery (SSD) team within NHS Digital host the Bureau Service Portal.

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National Breast Screening

Breast Screening Select (BSS) and the Breast Screening Information System (BSIS) are browser-based applications that support National Breast Screening services in England.

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Primary Care Registration

The Registration system forms one of the largest population databases in operation in England and Wales.

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Primary Care Information Service

The Primary Care Information Service (PCIS) application provides access to databases and tools for overseeing service delivery in primary care.

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Independent Communication Manager

The Independent Communications Manager (ICM) acts as the communications interface for National Health Applications and Infrastructure Services (NHAIS) applications.

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NHS Blood and Organ Donor Registers

Read how the NHS Blood and Organ Donation Registers work and download user reference manuals.

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Organisation Links

Organisation Links (Orglinks) allows health authorities to grant other registered organisations electronic access to patient identity details.

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Isle of Man Bowel Cancer Screening System

The Bowel Cancer Screening System (BCSS) identifies and invites eligible men and women to participate in bowel cancer screening.

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National Cervical Screening

The call/recall system invites women for a smear test based upon criteria such as age, location, GP and previous test results.

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Cancer Waiting Times

The National Cancer Waiting Times system allows NHS providers to record data derived from patient care activity.

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Cancer Screening Programme National Statistics

Aggregated statistical data are collected from primary care organisations' NHAIS systems and used to assist the running of the screening programmes.

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Family Nurse Partnership (FNP)

The Family Nurse Partnership is an intensive, nurse-led programme of home visits for vulnerable, first time, young parents.

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Breast screening

The National Health Application and Infrastructure Services (NHAIS) Breast Screening System is used to select women on local NHAIS systems who are eligible for breast screening.

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Bowel Cancer Screening Services (BCSS)

The Bowel Cancer Screening System (BCSS) identifies eligible men and women to participate in bowel cancer screening.

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GP payments

The GP Payments system provides NHS England with the tools for managing the calculation of payments to GP practices.

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MIS Downloads

Extract data from the National Health Application and Infrastructure Services (NHAIS) database.

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M-Connect 2

Access health authority data to run queries and conduct detailed analysis.

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HA/GP Links Items of Service Claims Processing

An electronic data interchange between health authorities and GPs operating throughout England and Wales.

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Morbidity Information Query and Export Syntax (MIQUEST)

MIQUEST enables the collection of health data from GP computer systems in a common computer-readable format.

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Services supported by the SSD team

A collection of services provided and/or supported by the Systems and Service Delivery team.

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Systems and services

Our information, data, and IT systems help health professionals, commissioners, analysts and managers give the best outcomes for patients.

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National Health Application and Infrastructure Services (NHAIS): More services

Services include the Calculating Quality Reporting Service Bureau, Data Centre Hosting, GMS Census download and Prescription Pricing Division Data

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Open Exeter

Open Exeter gives access to patient data held on the National Health Application and Infrastructure Services (NHAIS) systems.

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Service Operations Centre

The Systems and Service Delivery team within NHS Digital operate a number of IT service desks.

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Ophthalmic Payment System

The Ophthalmic Payments System is the central system which helps opticians to submit claims for NHS work and receive payment. It also provides central reporting and fraud detection tools to the NHS, as well as providing the information for the central Optician Directory.