HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set

The scope of the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set is all PATIENTS who are diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and receive HIV care from Health Care Providers.

Overview

Introduction

The scope of the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set  is all PATIENTS who are diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and receive HIV care from Health Care Providers.

NHS Health Care Providers  are required to generate the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set.

The HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set  is used to:

  • Identify the groups at risk of HIV infection in England

  • Monitor the short and long term clinical outcomes of people living with HIV infection

  • Monitor the effectiveness of the national policies and guidance

  • Adapt and refine interventions, as appropriate.

Secondary analyses of aggregate outputs from the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set  will be used to:

For further information on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), see the Public Health England  part of the gov.uk website.

Time period

The extract covers one calendar quarter.

Frequency:

The HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set  is attendance based and should be submitted quarterly, 2 weeks after the end of the quarter.

Format

Data for submission will be formatted into an xml file as per the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set XML Schema.

Transmission

Submissions should be transmitted to Public Health England  through a secure web portal on the Public Health England  (PHE) website, using the HARS Data Set XML Schema.

The web portal enables ORGANISATIONS  to submit data files in a secure manner to the HIV and STI Department of  Public Health England  across the internet and can be found at HIV & STI web portal.

For further information on the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set, see the  Public Health England  part of the gov.uk website at: HIV surveillance systems.

Mandation

The Mandation column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

  • M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present

  • R = Required: NHS business processes cannot be delivered without this data element

  • O = Optional: the inclusion of this data element is optional as required for local purposes.

XML Schema

For guidance on the XML Schema constraints, see the HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set XML Schema Constraints.

For guidance on downloading the XML Schema, see XML Schema TRUD Download.

Specification

RECORD IDENTIFIER

To carry the record identifier details.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

HARS UNIQUE IDENTIFIER

SERVICE INFORMATION

To carry service information details for the patient.One occurrence of this group is permitted.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF PROVIDER)

M

SITE CODE (OF TREATMENT)

M

PATIENT HIV CARE STATUS

R

SITE CODE (OF PREVIOUS HIV CARE)

R

SITE CODE (REFERRED TO FOR SHARED HIV CARE)

HIV CLINIC ATTENDANCE

To carry clinic attendance details for the patient.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

R

CONSULTATION MEDIUM USED

R

CLINIC ATTENDANCE PURPOSE CODE (HIV)

R

CARE PROFESSIONAL TYPE (HIV)

M

ATTENDANCE DATE

DEATH

To carry death details for the patient.One occurrence of this group is permitted.

Mandation

Data Elements

R

PERSON DEATH DATE

R

DEATH CAUSE ICD CODE (CARE PROFESSIONAL REPORTED)

Also Known As

This data set is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as HARS
Schema HARS
Short name HIV and AIDS Reporting