A Data Set is a group of Data Elements that are required to support business analysis, for example, data associated with an Accident and Emergency Attendance is transmitted in the CDS V6-1 Type 010 - Accident and Emergency Commissioning Data Set.
The primary purpose of national data sets is to enable the same health information to be generated across the country independent of the ORGANISATION or system that captures it.
Note: The NHS Data Model and Dictionary does not contain all national data collections. These can be found within the Information Catalogue maintained by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
Data Sets are grouped together on the front page of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary under Data Collections. A description of each type of data set can be found by hovering over the item name.
The Commissioning Data Sets section also contains supplementary information, see the Commissioning Data Sets Help page for further information.
Each Data Collection name is in Title Case.
Where the name of a:
There are three frames to each Data Set:
What would you like to do next?