CDS MESSAGE VERSION NUMBER

Format/Length:an8
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
CDS MESSAGE VERSION NUMBER is a mandatory data element in the Commissioning Data Set Message Header and reflects the version number of the CDS XML Schema in use. Message version numbers are updated as required during the on-going message development processes.

Permitted National Codes:

NHS003The 2000 / 2001 Specification 
NHS004The 2004 / 2005 CDS XML Specification 
NHS005The 2005 / 2006 CDS XML SpecificationFor implementation of XML messaging in the Secondary Uses Service  
CDS006The 2007 CDS-XML Specification (CDS V6-0/6-1/6-1-1)Note the change to the prefix CDS 
CDS062The 2012 CDS XML Specification (CDS V6-2/6-2-1)Note the change to the format which represents the sub-version identifier (version 6-2)

Usage:
Interchanges must only contain CDS Messages of the same CDS MESSAGE VERSION NUMBER and each and every CDS Type must contain a CDS MESSAGE VERSION NUMBER.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralCDS MESSAGE VERSION NUMBERS

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