Welcome to the NHS Data Model and Dictionary Help Pages
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|About Us||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary is maintained by the NHS Data Model and Dictionary Service||None||About Us Help||None|
|All Item Index (A-Z)||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary has an All Items Index which lists all the items in the dictionary in alphabetical order||All Items Index (A-Z)||All Items Index Help||All Items Index Demonstration|
|Attributes||An Attribute is the detailed information that describes a Class||Attributes||Attributes Help||Attributes Demonstration|
|Background||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary provides a reference point for assured information standards within the NHS in England||None||Background||None|
|Classes||A Class is something that you want to describe and the Attributes define the detail for the Class||Classes||Classes Help||Classes Demonstration|
|Commissioning Data Sets||The Commissioning Data Set is the basic structure used for the submission of commissioning data to the Secondary Uses Service||Commissioning Data Sets||Commissioning Data Sets Help||Commissioning Data Set Redesign Guidance Notes **|
|Data Collections||A Data Collection or Data Set is a group of Data Elements that are required to support business analysis||Data Collections||Data Collections Help||Data Collections Demonstration|
|Data Elements||A Data Element is the definition of the information which usually flows in a Data Set. In addition, they can contain text providing guidance, support, values or other information||Data Elements||Data Elements Help||Data Elements Demonstration|
|Data Modelling Introduction||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary is made up of a number of components||None||Data Modelling Introduction||NHS Data Model and Dictionary Components|
|Demonstrations||A number of short demonstrations are available which will take you through the NHS Data Model and Dictionary components||None||Demonstrations||None|
|Diagrams||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary has a small set of diagrams which represent parts of the NHS Data Model||Diagrams||Diagrams Help||Diagrams Demonstration|
|Help Introduction||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary Help Introduction Page will help direct you to the information you require||None||Help||None|
|Maintenance||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary Service are approached when changes to information standards are required||None||Maintenance||NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Process|
|Navigation||There are many ways to navigate the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.||None||Navigation||None|
|NHS Business Definitions||Each NHS Business Definition consists of freestanding text which describes an aspect of NHS activity||NHS Business Definitions||NHS Business Definitions Help||NHS Business Definitions Demonstration|
|Related ISN/DSCN||The Related DSCN/ISN link shows which Information Standards Notice or Data Set Change Notice made changes to an item||Main Menu||Related DSCN-ISN Help||Related DSCN/ISN Demonstration|
|Search||The NHS Data Model and Dictionary has a Quick Search Facility on every page and an Advanced Search Facility on the front page||Main Menu and Advanced Search||Search Help||Search Demonstration|
|Supporting Information||Supporting Information provides information to help users understand and use the NHS Data Model and Dictionary||Supporting Information||Supporting Information Help||Supporting Information Demonstration|
|What's New||The What's New page shows the information standards that have been incorporated into each release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary||What's New||What's New Help||What's New Demonstration|
** This is not a demonstration, guidance is available on the new Commissioning Data Set Layout.
Please note that the information contained in the demonstrations was correct at the time of publication.