Change Request
 
NHS Information Authority


Data & Information Standards Programme


Reference: Change Request 357
Version No: 1.21
Subject: Update of e-GIF release data standards in the NHS Data Dictionary
Type of Change: Changes to NHS Data Dictionary
Effective Date: 1 April 2004
Reason for Change: The e-Government Interoperability Framework (e-GIF) has an associated Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC) containing release data standards required to be supported by the NHS Data Dictionary.

Background:

This DSCN sets out the necessary changes to the NHS Data Dictionary data standards, necessary to comply with the standards approved by the Office of e-Envoy in the published Government Data Standards Catalogue.

The Data Element descriptions within this DSCN contain the actual pages from the GDSC as published by the Office of e-Envoy and as such it is not appropriate to edit the imported pages.

The GDSC contains both release (approved by Office of e-Envoy) and draft standards. It is the release standards which are the subject of this DSCN. Subsequent DSCNs will be required to update the NHS Data Dictionary as the GDSC standards move from draft to release, or where any changes to release standards occur.

The e-GIF defines the minimum set of technical policies and specifications governing information flows across government and the public sector. The e-GIF is important because it underpins the "Modernising Britain" initiatives. e-GIF will help to improve public services by interlinking them and making these services, including the NHS, more accessible to the public. All new systems have to be e-GIF compliant and existing systems should be migrated to become e-GIF compliant.

The cornerstone of the e-GIF is the adoption of XML and the development of XML schemas for data exchange between government departments and Public Sector Organisations (PSOs). The full XML standards will be published under a separate mandate and are not within the scope of this DSCN.

The e-GIF is mandatory for the exchange of information between government systems and the interactions between UK Government and citizens; in this context 'government' includes the NHS. [ref: e-GIF version 5.0 Part 1, Section 1, Para 1.8, 1.10] For systems that fall outside the scope and mandate, the e-GIF is recommended in all public sector procurements and major upgrades to other departmental legacy systems, [ref: e-GIF version 5.0, Part 1, Section 1, Para 1.11] for such exchanges. Note should also be taken of the principles of the electronic service delivery policy and public accountability: if the information is made available, or should be made available, outside the organisation, then it should be accessible (if practical) electronically, and e-GIF standards are mandatory in that context.

The forthcoming re-procurement of the NHS-Wide Clearing Service (NWCS) also offers the opportunity for existing NHS messages to be delivered using XML rather than by using EDIFACT and other standards, and thereby to move into line with e-Government standards. Until this time, existing Commissioning Data Set (CDS) EDIFACT messages must continue to be exchanged containing the current data standards. However, any new messages or system development will utilise XML and the GDSC data standards, this includes CDS XML schemas currently under development.

Summary of changes:

Class Definitions
ADDRESS    Change to Attributes
ADDRESS    Change to Relationships
CHARACTERISTIC    Change to Description
CHEQUE    New Class
DRUG MISUSER    Change to Attributes
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT    New Class
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER    New Class
FINANCIAL ORGANISATION    New Class
FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH    New Class
GMP CLAIM FOR PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT    Change to Attributes
GMP PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT    Change to Attributes
GP REFERRAL REQUEST    Change to Relationships
MARITAL STATUS    Change to Name
MARITAL STATUS renamed PERSON MARITAL STATUS    Change to Description
MENTAL HEALTH CARE TEAM MEMBER    Change to Relationships
ORGANISATION    Change to Attributes
ORGANISATION    Change to Relationships
PERSON    Change to Attributes
PERSON    Change to Relationships
PERSON DEATH DETAILS    Change to Attributes
PERSON NAME    Change to Attributes
PERSON NAME STRUCTURED    Change to Description
PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED    Change to Attributes
PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION    Change to Relationships
SERVICE POINT IN PERIOD    Change to Attributes
SEX    Change to Name
SEX renamed PERSON GENDER    Change to Description
SEX renamed PERSON GENDER    Change to Attributes
TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING    Change to Name
TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION    Change to Description
TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING    Change to Attributes
TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION    Change to Relationships
 
Attribute Definitions
AGE    Change to Description
BIRTH DATE    Change to Name
BIRTH DATE renamed PERSON BIRTH DATE    Change to Description
BIRTH DATE renamed PERSON BIRTH DATE    Change to Attributes
CHARACTERISTIC CODE    Change to Description
CHEQUE DATE    New Attribute
CHEQUE NUMBER    New Attribute
CHEQUE NUMBER TYPE    New Attribute
CHEQUE PAYEE    New Attribute
COUNTRY CODE    New Attribute
CURRENCY TYPE    New Attribute
DEATH DATE    Change to Name
DEATH DATE renamed PERSON DEATH DATE    Change to Description
DEATH DATE renamed PERSON DEATH DATE    Change to Attributes
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NAME    New Attribute
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBER    New Attribute
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TYPE    New Attribute
FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH TYPE    New Attribute
NHS NUMBER    Change to Description
ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER CODE    Change to Description
ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPE    Change to Description
ORGANISATION NAME    Change to Description
PERIOD TYPE    Change to Description
PERSON GENDER TYPE    New Attribute
PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE    Change to Description
PERSON NAME TYPE    Change to Name
PERSON NAME TYPE renamed PERSON NAME CLASSIFICATION    Change to Description
PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED TYPE    New Attribute
PERSON NAME WORD TEXT    Change to Description
PERSON NAME WORD TYPE    Change to Description
PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPE    Change to Description
POSTCODE    Change to Description
STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER    New Attribute
TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE    Change to Name
TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING    Change to Description
TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD    Change to Name
TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD    Change to Description
UK INTERNAL CODE    New Attribute
 
Data Elements
AGE AT CENSUS    Change to Description
AMOUNT STERLING    New Data Element
BIRTH DATE    Change to Description
BIRTH DATE (BABY)    Change to Description
BIRTH DATE (MOTHER)    Change to Description
COMPANIES HOUSE REFERENCE NUMBER    New Data Element
COUNTRY CODE    New Data Element
CURRENCY TYPE    New Data Element
DATE    New Data Element
DEATH DATE    Change to Name
DEATH DATE renamed PERSON DEATH DATE    Change to Description
DELIVERY DATE    Change to Description
DRIVER NUMBER    New Data Element
DUN'S NUMBER    New Data Element
FAMILY OR SURNAME OF RELATION WITH CANCER    Change to Description
GP CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER    Change to Description
INTERNET E-MAIL ADDRESS    New Data Element
MARITAL STATUS    Change to Description
NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER    New Data Element
NHS NUMBER    Change to Description
ORGANISATION NAME    New Data Element
PASSPORT NUMBER (NEW)    New Data Element
PASSPORT NUMBER (OLD)    New Data Element
PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME    Change to Name
PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME renamed PERSON FAMILY NAME    Change to Description
PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME (AT BIRTH)    Deleted
PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME    Change to Name
PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME renamed PERSON GIVEN NAME    Change to Description
PATIENT NAME    Change to Description
PERIODICITY TYPE    New Data Element
PERSON BIRTH DATE    New Data Element
PERSON FULL NAME    New Data Element
PERSON GENDER AT REGISTRATION    New Data Element
PERSON GENDER CURRENT    New Data Element
PERSON INITIALS    New Data Element
PERSON MARITAL STATUS    New Data Element
PERSON NAME SUFFIX    New Data Element
PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPE    New Data Element
PERSON REQUESTED NAME    New Data Element
PERSON TITLE    New Data Element
POSTCODE    New Data Element
POSTCODE OF CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS    Change to Description
POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS    Change to Description
POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS (AT DIAGNOSIS)    Change to Description
SEX    Change to Description
SEX (BABY)    Change to Description
SEX OF PATIENTS    Change to Description
STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER    New Data Element
TIME    New Data Element
UK BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER    New Data Element
UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODE    New Data Element
UK BUILDING SOCIETY ACCOUNT NUMBER    New Data Element
UK CHEQUE NUMBER    New Data Element
UK FACSIMILE NUMBER    New Data Element
UK GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL YEAR    New Data Element
UK INTERNAL CODE    New Data Element
UK TAX YEAR    New Data Element
UK TELEPHONE NUMBER    New Data Element
UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL)    New Data Element
UNIQUE PUPIL NUMBER    New Data Element
UNIQUE TAX REFERENCE NUMBER    New Data Element
VALUE ADDED TAX NUMBER    New Data Element
 
Data Sets (CDS, CMDS, HES)
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION DATA SET    Change to Table
NATIONAL CANCER DATA SET DEFINITION    Change to Table
NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY MINIMUM DATA SET    Change to Table
SUMMARY CORE DATA SET FOR DIABETES    Change to Table
 
Central Return Forms
KC62 ANNEX 1    Change to Guidance Text
KC53 10    Change to Guidance Text
KC60 3    Change to Guidance Text
KC62 B 1    Change to Guidance Text
KC62 C1 1    Change to Guidance Text
 
Diagrams
AD010 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - PERSON DETAILS    Change to Diagram Contents
AD020 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - ORGANISATION DETAILS    Change to Diagram Contents
AD030 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - ADDRESS & GEOGRAPHIC AREA DETAILS    Change to Diagram Contents
AD040 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - OTHER ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONS    Change to Diagram Contents
CDS020 PATIENT DETAILS - ALL CDS TYPES    Change to Diagram Contents
CDS030 REFERRAL DETAILS - ALL CDS TYPES    Change to Diagram Contents
CL010 PERSON OBSERVATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS    Change to Diagram Contents
CMDS030 GP REFERRAL LETTERS CMDS    Change to Diagram Contents
 
Supporting Information
AD010    Change to Supporting Information
AD020    Change to Supporting Information
AD030    Change to Supporting Information
GLOSSARY OF TERMS    Change to Supporting Information

Name: Nicola Spendlove
Date: 4 May 2004
Sponsor: Data and Information Standards Programme

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ADDRESS

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

K ADDRESS IDENTIFIER
ADDRESS FORMAT TYPE
O COUNTRY CODE
O GRID REFERENCE
POSTCODE
O UK INTERNAL CODE

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ADDRESS

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Each ADDRESS

may be for one or more ADDRESS ASSOCIATION
may be in one or more ADDRESS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREA
may be the ADDRESS for one or more COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION
may be the location for one or more ITEM OF SERVICE DELIVERY
may be the starting point for one or more ROUTE
may be the destination point for one or more ROUTE
may be the ADDRESS for one or more TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING

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CHARACTERISTIC

Change to Class: Change to Description

A condition or state that may be assigned to a PERSON.

These conditions or states may be transient, i.e. they exist for a finite period of time, for example marital status.

The particular CHARACTERISTICS of interest is determined by the subtype, for example, SEX, MARITAL STATUS. The particular CHARACTERISTIC of interest is determined by the subtype, for example, PERSON GENDER, PERSON MARITAL STATUS.

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CHARACTERISTICS

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CHEQUE

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CHEQUE

A written order to a bank or building society to pay a sum of money from a FINANCIAL ACCOUNT.

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CHEQUES

Attributes of this Class are:

K CHEQUE NUMBER
AMOUNT
CHEQUE DATE
CHEQUE NUMBER TYPE
CHEQUE PAYEE
CURRENCY TYPE

Each CHEQUE

K must be written against one and only one FINANCIAL ACCOUNT

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DRUG MISUSER

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

K DRUG MISUSE DATABASE NUMBER
BIRTH DATE
DRUG MISUSER EMPLOYMENT STATUS
DRUG MISUSER ETHNIC GROUP
DRUG MISUSER INJECTED EVER
DRUG MISUSER SEX
DRUG MISUSER SHARED NEEDLE EVER
INITIALS
O INJECTED IN LAST 4 WEEKS
   if known
PERSON BIRTH DATE
O SHARED NEEDLE OR SYRINGE IN LAST 4 WEEKS
   if known

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT

Change to Class: New Class

FINANCIAL ACCOUNT

A FINANCIAL ACCOUNT is an arrangement for a FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER to deposit and withdraw money.

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS

Attributes of this Class are:

K FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBER
O END DATE
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NAME
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TYPE
START DATE

Each FINANCIAL ACCOUNT

K must be held at one and only one FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH
must be held by one or more FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER
may be the source of one or more CHEQUE

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER

An association which identifies each authorised account holder for a specific FINANCIAL ACCOUNT. The account holder may be either a PERSON or an ORGANISATION.

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDERS

This class has no attributes.

Each FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER

K must be the holder of one and only one FINANCIAL ACCOUNT
K must be performed by one and only one ORGANISATION
K or must be performed by one and only one PERSON

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FINANCIAL ORGANISATION

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FINANCIAL ORGANISATION

This is a type of META ORGANISATION.

FINANCIAL ORGANISATION is an ORGANISATION responsible for the management of FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS.

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ORGANISATIONS

This class has no attributes.

Each FINANCIAL ORGANISATION

may be responsible for one or more FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH

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FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH

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FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH

This is a type of META ORGANISATION.

A local presence of a FINANCIAL ORGANISATION where FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS are managed.

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCHES

Attributes of this Class are:

FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH TYPE

Each FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH

must be owned by one and only one FINANCIAL ORGANISATION
may be the branch for one or more FINANCIAL ACCOUNT

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GMP CLAIM FOR PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

K GMP CLAIM IDENTIFIER
AMOUNT
CLAIM RECORDED DATE
CURRENCY TYPE

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GMP PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

K GMP PAYMENT NUMBER
AMOUNT
CURRENCY TYPE
GMP PAYMENT OR REIMBURSEMENT DATE

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GP REFERRAL REQUEST

Change to Class: Change to Relationships

Each GP REFERRAL REQUEST

must be a request with a correspondence address at one and only one ADDRESS ASSOCIATION
must be made by one and only one GENERAL PRACTITIONER
must be related to one and only one GP PRACTICE
must be a request with a GP contact telephone number of one and only one TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
may be a request with a GP contact telephone number of one and only one COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION

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MARITAL STATUS

Change to Class: Change to Name

MARITAL STATUS PERSON MARITAL STATUS

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MARITAL STATUS  renamed PERSON MARITAL STATUS

Change to Class: Change to Description

A type of CHARACTERISTIC.

A classification indicating whether a PERSON is, or has been, married. An indicator to identify the legal marital status of a PERSON.

National Codes: National Codes for use in existing CDS EDIFACT messages:

1 Single
2 Married/separated
3 Divorced
4 Widowed

This class is also known by these names:

National Codes for use in all new and developing systems and for XML messages:

S Single
M Married
D Divorced
W Widowed
P Separated
N Not disclosed

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON MARITAL STATUS
Previous_Name MARITAL STATUS
Context Alias
plural MARITAL STATUS

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MENTAL HEALTH CARE TEAM MEMBER

Change to Class: Change to Relationships

Each MENTAL HEALTH CARE TEAM MEMBER

K must be within one and only one MENTAL HEALTH CARE TEAM
K must be a membership of one and only one PERSON
may be the contact for one or more ACUTE HOME-BASED CONTACT
may be the named care coordinator for one or more CPA CARE COORDINATOR ALLOCATION
may be the contact for one or more FACE TO FACE CONTACT SOCIAL WORKER
may be the evaluator of one or more HONOS SCORE FOR PERSON

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ORGANISATION

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

K ORGANISATION CODE
O ORGANISATION COMMENT
ORGANISATION NAME
ORGANISATION TYPE
O STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER

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ORGANISATION

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Each ORGANISATION

may be located at one or more ADDRESS ASSOCIATION
may be related to one or more CLINICAL INVESTIGATION SERVICE PROVIDER
may be contacted by one or more COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION
may be the subject of one or more COMMUNITY PHARMACY SITE APPLICATION
may be related to one or more DRUG MISUSE AGENCY
may be related to one or more EMPLOYEE CONTRACT
may be acting as one or more FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER
may be associated with one or more GEOGRAPHIC AREA ASSOCIATION
may be planning or operating one or more JOINT INVESTMENT PLAN
may be jointly associated with one or more JOINT INVESTMENT PLAN ASSOCIATION
may be related to one or more LOCATION
may be related to one or more MEDICAL AND DENTAL POST
may be the commissioner within one or more NHS SERVICE AGREEMENT
may be related to one or more NON MEDICAL AND DENTAL POST
may be the allocator of one or more ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER
may be identified by one or more ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER
may be related to one or more ORGANISATION REPORTING PERIOD
may be the operator or manager of one or more ORGANISATION SITE
may be related to one or more ORGANISATION STRUCTURE
may be related from one or more ORGANISATION STRUCTURE
may be the subject within one or more PATIENT ORGANISATION
may be the allocator of one or more PERSON IDENTIFIER
may be connected with one or more PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION
may be the place of treatment for one or more PRIOR NOTIFICATION LIST ENTRY
may be undertaking one or more RECRUITMENT
may be the originator of one or more REFERRAL REQUEST
may be requester of one or more REQUEST FOR DIAGNOSTIC TEST
may be related as provider to one or more REQUEST FOR DIAGNOSTIC TEST
may be experiencing one or more RETENTION DIFFICULTY
may be the recipient of one or more SERVICE REPORT COPY
may be the requester of services for one or more SERVICE REPORT HEADER
may be the issuer of one or more SERVICE REPORT HEADER
may be subject to one or more SINGLE SEX ACCOMMODATION TARGET
may be contacted by one or more TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
may be related to one or more WRITTEN COMPLAINT

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PERSON

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Attributes of this Class are:

K NHS NUMBER
BIRTH DATE
COUNTRY
O ENLISTMENT DATE
O LAST DISCHARGE DATE
   applies to certain patients see attribute description
NHS NUMBER OLD
O OVERSEAS VISITOR UK ARRIVAL DATE
PERSON BIRTH DATE

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PERSON

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Each PERSON

may be located at one or more ADDRESS ASSOCIATION
may be the subject of one or more CARE SPELL
may be contacted by one or more COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION
may be acting as one or more FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER
may be the receiver of one or more GMP PRACTICE CONSULTATION
may be related to one or more IMMUNISATION PROGRAMME FOR PERSON
may be a member of one or more MENTAL HEALTH CARE TEAM MEMBER
may be acting as one or more MENTAL HEALTH CARE TEAM MEMBER
may be the person consenting to one or more ORGAN DONATION CONSENT
may be classified as one and only one PATIENT
may be the subject of one or more PERSON DEATH DETAILS
may be associated with one or more PERSON GMP ASSOCIATION
may be allocated an identifier of one or more PERSON IDENTIFIER
may be related to one or more PERSON IN A CONTACT TRACING PROGRAMME
may be related to one or more PERSON IN ADVICE AND SUPPORT PROGRAMME
may be related to one or more PERSON IN A SCREENING PROGRAMME
may be related to one or more PERSON IN A SURVEILLANCE STAGE
may be the person in one or more PERSON IN GMP PRACTICE POST
may be the user of one or more PERSON NAME
may be related to one or more PERSON NATIONALITY OR RESIDENCY STATUS
may be the subject of one or more PERSON OBSERVATION
may be the owner of one or more PERSON PROPERTY
may be related to one or more PERSON RELATIONSHIP
may be from one or more PERSON RELATIONSHIP
may be the holder of one or more PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION
may be the instigator of one or more PERSON SMOKING CESSATION EPISODE
may be listed on one or more PRIOR NOTIFICATION LIST ENTRY
may be the owner of one or more QUALIFICATION POSSESSED
may be related to one or more SCREENING TEST
may be contacted by one or more TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
may be the originator of one or more WRITTEN COMPLAINT

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PERSON DEATH DETAILS

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

K DEATH DATE
K PERSON DEATH DATE
DEATH CAUSE IDENTIFICATION METHOD
O DEATH CODE DISCREPANCY ORIGINATOR
DEATH LOCATION TYPE
   for cancer deaths only

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PERSON NAME

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

K PERSON NAME SEQUENCE
PERSON NAME TYPE
O END DATE
PERSON NAME CLASSIFICATION
START DATE

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PERSON NAME STRUCTURED

Change to Class: Change to Description

A type of PERSON NAME.

A full name comprised of one or more separate PERSON NAME WORDS in sequence. The PERSON NAME must contain at least one PERSON NAME WORD of the type 'Person Family Name'.

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON NAMES STRUCTURED

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PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

PERSON NAME TEXT
PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED TYPE

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PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION

Change to Class: Change to Relationships

Each PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION

K must be held by one and only one PERSON
K must be a role within one and only one HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
K or must be a role within one and only one ORGANISATION
may be related to one or more ADDRESS ASSOCIATION
may be contacted by one or more TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
may be contacted by one or more COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION
  may be identified by one or more PERSON IDENTIFIER USED BY ROLE

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SERVICE POINT IN PERIOD

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

Attributes of this Class are:

AMOUNT
CURRENCY TYPE
O NUMBER OF INDUSTRIAL THERAPY ATTENDANCES

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SEX

Change to Class: Change to Name

SEX PERSON GENDER

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SEX  renamed PERSON GENDER

Change to Class: Change to Description

A type of CHARACTERISTIC.

A classification of the sex of a PERSON.

The classification is phenotypical rather than genotypical, i.e. it does not provide codes for medical or scientific purposes.

Note that ‘0 Not Known’ means that the sex of a PERSON has not been recorded. ‘9 Not Specified’ means indeterminate, i.e. unable to be classified as either male or female.

National Codes:

0 Not Known
1 Male
2 Female
9 Not Specified

References:
ISO 5218 - 1977 (E)UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 11.09.03. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural SEX
plural PERSON GENDERS
Previous_Name SEX

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SEX  renamed PERSON GENDER

Change to Class: Change to Attributes

This class has no attributes.Attributes of this Class are:

O END DATE
PERSON GENDER TYPE

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TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING

Change to Class: Change to Name

TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION

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TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING  renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION

Change to Class: Change to Description

A contact string for an ORGANISATION or a PERSON for a particular TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD (eg facsimile, telephone, pager or e-mail). A contact method for an ORGANISATION or a PERSON for a particular COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD (eg facsimile, telephone, e-mail or website).

This class is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS
plural COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION
Previous_Name TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING

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TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING

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Attributes of this Class are:

K TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE
TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD
K COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD

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TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING  renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION

Change to Class: Change to Relationships

Each tele_h_communication_contact_stringEach COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION

  must be the contact for one and only one ORGANISATION
  or must be the contact for one and only one PERSON
  or must be the contact for one and only one PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION
  may be the contact number for one and only one ADDRESS
  may be the contact telephone number for one or more GP REFERRAL REQUEST

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AGE

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The age of a PERSON or PATIENT. On computerised systems this is derivable from the BIRTH DATE. On computerised systems this is derivable from the PERSON BIRTH DATE.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural AGES

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BIRTH DATE

Change to Attribute: Change to Name

BIRTH DATE PERSON BIRTH DATE

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BIRTH DATE  renamed PERSON BIRTH DATE

Change to Attribute: Change to Description

This records the date on which the PERSON was born. This includes EMPLOYEES. The date on which a PERSON was born or is officially have been deemed to have been born.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This includes EMPLOYEES.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural BIRTH DATES
plural PERSON BIRTH DATES
Previous_Name BIRTH DATE

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CHARACTERISTIC CODE

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The code for a CHARACTERISTIC.

The coding frame for a particular type of CHARACTERISTIC is to be found in the relevant subtype. For example, the permitted codes used for marital status are in the subtype MARITAL STATUS. For example, the permitted codes used for marital status are in the subtype PERSON MARITAL STATUS.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CHARACTERISTIC CODES

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CHEQUE DATE

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CHEQUE DATE

The date recorded on a CHEQUE.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CHEQUE DATES

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CHEQUE NUMBER

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CHEQUE NUMBER

The identification number pre-printed on a cheque.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CHEQUE NUMBERS

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CHEQUE NUMBER TYPE

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CHEQUE NUMBER TYPE

The classification of a CHEQUE NUMBER.

Classification:

a. UK Cheque Number
b. Other cheque number

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CHEQUE NUMBER TYPES

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CHEQUE PAYEE

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CHEQUE PAYEE

The named PERSON or ORGANISATION to whom a CHEQUE is made payable.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CHEQUE PAYEES

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COUNTRY CODE

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COUNTRY CODE

A unique code representing a country.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural COUNTRY CODES

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CURRENCY TYPE

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CURRENCY TYPE

The type of currency used in a financial AMOUNT.

National Codes:

GBP Pound Sterling
USD US Dollar
EUR Euro

Refer to BSEN 4217 for actual lists of codes and names Note: ISO standard no longer contains obsolete euro-zone currencies.
(plus 'Milk Tokens' for DWP).

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CURRENCY TYPES

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DEATH DATE

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DEATH DATE PERSON DEATH DATE

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DEATH DATE  renamed PERSON DEATH DATE

Change to Attribute: Change to Description

The date on which a PERSON died, as recorded on the Death Certificate. The date on which a PERSON died or is officially deemed to have died.

References:
ISO 8601 : 1988 (E)UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This is as recorded on the Death Certificate.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural DEATH DATES
plural PERSON DEATH DATES
Previous_Name DEATH DATE

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NAME

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NAME

FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NAME is the FINANCIAL ACCOUNT HOLDER's name associated with a FINANCIAL ACCOUNT.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NAMES

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBER

Change to Attribute: New Attribute

FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBER

FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBER is a reference number that forms a unique identifier within a FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBERS

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TYPE

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FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TYPE

The classification of a FINANCIAL ACCOUNT.

Classification:

a. UK Bank Account
b. UK Building Society Account
c. Other financial account

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TYPES

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FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH TYPE

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FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH TYPE

The classification of a FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH.

Classification:

a. UK Bank Branch
b. UK Building Society Branch
c. Other financial organisation branch

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH TYPES

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NHS NUMBER

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A unique identifier allocated by the NHS to a PERSON which will not vary by any ORGANISATION of which a is a PATIENT.

A number used to identify a PERSON uniquely within the NHS in England and Wales.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
It is mandatory to record the NHS NUMBER for each PATIENT.http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm.

This will not vary by any Organisation of which a PERSON is a PATIENT.

It is mandatory to record the NHS NUMBER for each PATIENT. The exception to this rule is A&E care. The NHS NUMBER, the primary identifier of a PERSON, is a unique identifier for the PATIENT.

The is 10 numeric digits in length. The NHS NUMBER is 10 numeric digits in length. The tenth digit is a check digit used to confirm its validity. The check digit is validated using the Modulus 11 algorithm and the use of this algorithm is mandatory. There are 5 steps in the validation of the check digit:

Step 1 Multiply each of the first nine digits by a weighting factor as follows:

Digit Position
(starting from the left) Factor:

1 10
2 9
3 8
4 7
5 6
6 5
7 4
8 3
9 2

Step 2 Add the results of each multiplication together.

Step 3 Divide the total by 11 and establish the remainder.

Step 4 Subtract the remainder from 11 to give the check digit.

If the result is 11 then a check digit of 0 is used. If the result is 10 then the NHS NUMBERS is invalid and not used. If the result is 10 then the NHS NUMBER is invalid and not used.

Step 5 Check the remainder matches the check digit. If it does not, the NHS NUMBERS is invalid. If it does not, the NHS NUMBER is invalid.

References:
NHS Strategic Tracing Service: http://www.nhsia.nhs.uk/nsts/pages/faq.asp

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural NHS NUMBERS

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ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER CODE

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The sequence of numbers and/or letters which comprise the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER.

Note: The 14 character Organisation Code is an ISO standard to accommodate those Organisations and their identifiers that are not included in the Department of Health Organisation Codes Reference data. Note: The 14 character Organisation Code is an ISO standard to accommodate those Organisations and their identifiers that are not included in the Department of Health Organisation Codes Reference data or in the UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC).

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER CODES

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ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPE

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The code used to reference an ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER.

Classification:

a. Dept of Health Organisation Code
b. Other Organisation Code
b. Companies House Reference Number
c. Value Added Tax Number
d. Dun's Number
e. UK Bank Branch Sort Code
f. Other Organisation Code

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPES

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ORGANISATION NAME

Change to Attribute: Change to Description

The name of an ORGANISATION. The name by which an ORGANISATION wishes to be known or the official name given to an ORGANISATION.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 11.09.03. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural ORGANISATION NAMES

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PERIOD TYPE

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A classification of a period within the financial year.

Classification:

a. Week
b. Fortnight
c. Calendar month
d. Financial quarter
e. Financial half-year
f. UK Government Financial Year
f. Financial year
g. UK Tax Year

To comply with the Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), for UK GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL YEAR and UK TAX YEAR the string indicates the year in which the Financial or Tax Year ends - 2001 for the Year 2000/2001.

References:
Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC):
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERIOD TYPES

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PERSON GENDER TYPE

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PERSON GENDER TYPE

The classification of a PERSON GENDER.

Classification:

a. Person Gender at Registration
b. Person Gender Current

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON GENDER TYPES

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PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE

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The classification of a PERSON IDENTIFIER.

Classification:

p. National Insurance Number
a. National Insurance Number
b. Passport Number (New)
c. Passport Number (Old)
d. Driver Number
e. Unique Tax Reference Number
f. Unique Pupil Number
g. Value Added Tax Number

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPES

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PERSON NAME TYPE

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PERSON NAME TYPE PERSON NAME CLASSIFICATION

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PERSON NAME TYPE  renamed PERSON NAME CLASSIFICATION

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The classification of a PERSON's name.

A PERSON may have any number of PERSON NAMES of types 'a', since this classification allows for aliases. Only one classification of 'b' Birth Name is permissible. A PERSON may have any number of PERSON NAMES but only one classification of 'b' Birth Name is permissible. This is the name recorded on a birth certificate.

Classification:

a. Preferred Name
b. Birth Name
c. Married Name
d. Alias

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON NAME TYPES
plural PERSON NAME CLASSIFICATIONS
Previous_Name PERSON NAME TYPE

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PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED TYPE

Change to Attribute: New Attribute

PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED TYPE

A type of unstructured name.

Classification:
a. Person Full Name
b. Person Requested Name

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED TYPES

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PERSON NAME WORD TEXT

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The character or string of characters comprising an element of a PERSON's name which has been recorded for at least one PERSON (eg. 'Dr', 'John', 'Smith').

To comply with the Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), for PERSON TITLE the full available range of generally recognised titles is permitted. However if any of the following are used then the value input must conform to the following format: Mr, Mrs, Ms, Dr, Rev, Sir, Lady, Lord, Dame.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON NAME WORD TEXT

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PERSON NAME WORD TYPE

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The classification of the information conveyed by a part of a PERSON's name, as requested by the PERSON.

Classification:

a. Title
a. Person Title
b. Family Name or Surname
b. Person Family Name
c. Forename or Personal Name
c. Person Given Name
d. Suffix
d. Person Name Suffix
e. Person Initials

References:
Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC):
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON NAME WORD TYPES

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PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPE

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The classification of the role of the second PERSON in a PERSON RELATIONSHIP.

Classification: National Codes:

a. Guardian
01 Spouse
02 Partner
03 Parent
04 Next-of-Kin
b. Next Of Kin
05 Guardian
c. Not the same person
06 Foster Parent
d. Carer
07 Polygamous Partner
08 Step Parent
09 Child
10 Dependant
11 Non Dependant

A value to represent the type of personal relationship that exists between two PERSON's that is of interest to government.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

The classification of the role of the second PERSON in a PERSON RELATIONSHIP.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPES

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POSTCODE

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The code allocated by the Post Office to identify a group of postal delivery points.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

A code used primarily for the delivery of correspondence to ADDRESSES. POSTCODESS may also be used to define a GEOGRAPHIC AREA. POSTCODES may also be used to define a GEOGRAPHIC AREA.

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural POSTCODES

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STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER

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STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER

A number, issued by the Office for National Statistics, that identifies the type of trade or industry in which an ORGANISATION is active.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBERS

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TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE

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TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING

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TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE  renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING

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The sequence of numbers, letters or characters that constitute a TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING, (eg. The sequence of numbers, letters or characters that constitute a COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION, (eg. '0118 663760', the telephone number of 'Merryfield Health Authority' or 'F.Hobbson@mha.nhs.uk', the e-mail address of 'Frank Hobbson').

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODES
plural COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS
Previous_Name TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE

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TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD

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TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD

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TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD  renamed COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD

Change to Attribute: Change to Description

A classification of TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING which identifies the method by which a PERSON or an ORGANISATION may be contacted via the use of a TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODE. A classification of COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION which identifies the method by which a PERSON or an ORGANISATION may be contacted via the use of a COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING

Classification:

a. Telephone
a. UK Telephone Number
b. Facsimile
b. Other non UK Telephone Number
c. E-mail
c. UK Facsimile Number
d. Pager
d. Internet e-Mail Address
e. Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
f. Pager

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHODS
plural COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHODS
Previous_Name TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD

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UK INTERNAL CODE

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UK INTERNAL CODE

A unique code representing a constituent internal part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

National Codes:

1 England
2 Scotland
3 Wales
4 Northern Ireland
5 Isle of Man
6 Guernsey
7 Sark
8 Jersey
9 Alderney
10 Channel Islands

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This attribute is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK INTERNAL CODES

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AGE AT CENSUS

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Format/length: n3
HES item: CENSAGE
National Codes:
Default Codes: 999 - Not known i.e. date of birth not known and age cannot be estimated

Notes:
This is derived from the PATIENT's BIRTH DATE and the date of the census. This is derived from the PATIENT's PERSON BIRTH DATE and the date of the census.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural AGE AT CENSUS

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AMOUNT STERLING

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

AMOUNT STERLING

Format/length: max 16 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The AMOUNT of a sum of money expressed in Sterling.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

AMOUNT STERLING is the same as AMOUNT where the CURRENCY TYPE equals 'GBP Pound Sterling'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Amount Sterling
Is Part Of Financial
Has Parts  
Version 1.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Amount Sterling
Description The amount of a sum of money expressed in Sterling.
Business Format Max 16 characters
Element Type Data Type
Validation A sign (+ or -) followed by a maximum of 14 numeric characters representing the amount expressed in pounds and pence to two decimal places.
Value  
Default Value  
Owner OeE
Based On  
Verification  
Comment This allows for + or - 999,999,999,999.99.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural AMOUNTS STERLING

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BIRTH DATE

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Format/length: n8 - ccyymmdd
HES item: DOB
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The e-GIF standard PERSON BIRTH DATE should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, BIRTH DATE should be used.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural BIRTH DATES

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BIRTH DATE (BABY)

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Format/length: n8 - ccyymmdd
HES item: DOBBABY
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The e-GIF standard PERSON BIRTH DATE should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, BIRTH DATE (BABY) should be used.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural BIRTH DATE (BABY)
plural BIRTH DATES (BABY)

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BIRTH DATE (MOTHER)

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Format/length: n8 - ccyymmdd
HES item: MOTDOB
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The e-GIF standard PERSON BIRTH DATE should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, BIRTH DATE (MOTHER) should be used.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural BIRTH DATE (MOTHER)
plural BIRTH DATES (MOTHER)

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COMPANIES HOUSE REFERENCE NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

COMPANIES HOUSE REFERENCE NUMBER

Format/length: max 8 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A unique reference number allocated by the Registrar of Companies to a limited liability company or unlimited company at the time of first registration of that company.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

COMPANIES HOUSE REFERENCE NUMBER is the same as ORGANISATION CODE where the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'b. Companies House Reference Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Companies House Reference Number
Is Part Of Organisation Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Companies House Reference Number
Description A unique reference number allocated by the Registrar of Companies to a limited liability company or unlimited company at the time of first registration of that company.
Business Format Max. 8 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation The first part must be the single character R or two characters within the set: OO, AC, FC, GE, GN, GS, IC, IP, LP, NA, NF, NI, NL, NO, NP, NR, NZ, OC, RC, SA, SC, SF, SI, SL, SO, SP, SR, SZ, ZC. The second part is up to 6 numeric characters.
Value  
Default Value  
Owner Companies House
Based On Companies House
Verification  
Comment  

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural COMPANIES HOUSE REFERENCE NUMBERS

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COUNTRY CODE

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COUNTRY CODE

Format/length: max 3 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

COUNTRY CODE is the same as attribute COUNTRY CODE.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Country Code
Is Part Of Address
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Country Code
Description A unique code representing a Country
Business Format Max 3 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation  
Value see BSEN Standard 3166
Default Value  
Owner OeE
Based On BSEN Standard 3166
Verification  
Comments 1. Refer to the BSEN 3166 standard for actual list of alphabetic codes and countries. The alphabetic code to be used is the 3-char alphabetic code along with the short country name.
2. In DWP, if an Address is held, Country Code must be held.
3. If Country Code value is GBR for United Kingdom, then standard UK Internal Code must be held.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural COUNTRY CODES

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CURRENCY TYPE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

CURRENCY TYPE

Format/length: 3 characters
HES item:  
National Codes: Press Definition button for the National Codes
Default Codes:  

Notes:
CURRENCY TYPE is the same as attribute CURRENCY TYPE.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Currency Type
Is Part Of Financial
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Currency Type
Description The type of currency used in a financial amount
Business Format As per ISO 4217
Element Type Data Item
Validation As per ISO 4217
Value See Standard described below
Default Value  
Owner OeE
Based On ISO 4217
Verification  
Comment Refer to BSEN 4217 for actual lists of codes and names Note: ISO standard no longer contains obsolete euro-zone currencies.
(plus 'Milk Tokens' for DWP).

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural CURRENCY TYPES

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DATE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

DATE

Format/length: an10 ccyy-mm-dd
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The day, month, year and century, or any combination of these elements, of an event.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, the existing NHS Data Dictionary standards should continue to be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Date
Is Part Of Temporal
Has Parts  
Version 1.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Date
Description The day, month, year and century, or any combinations of these elements, of an event.
Business Format 10 Characters in the format CCYY-MM-DD
Element Type Data Type
Validations
1. Values less than 10 in the day, month or year elements, should be entered with a zero in the first position.
2. Days must not be greater than 30 in April, June, September and November.
3. Days must not be greater than 28 in February except when 29 is allowed for a leap year.
Values
CCYY should be a valid year number.
MM in Range 01-12.
DD in Range 01-31.
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes W3C Recommendation 02 May 2001.
Verification
Comments
1. See the W3C standard for details of formatting shortened versions of Date, e.g. month and year only.
2. DWP cannot process dates before 1852-02-29.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural DATES

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DEATH DATE

Change to Data Element: Change to Name

DEATH DATE PERSON DEATH DATE

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DEATH DATE  renamed PERSON DEATH DATE

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: ccyymmdd
Format/length: see DATE
HES item:  
National Codes:
Default Codes:  

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON DEATH DATE is the same as attribute PERSON DEATH DATE.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Death Date
Is Part Of
Person Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Death Date
Description The date on which a person died or is officially deemed to have died.
Business Format See Type standard for date.
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. See Type standard for date.
2. Date must not be in the future.
3. Date must not be earlier than Person Birth Date.
Value
See Type standard for date.
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Level 0 - Not Verified / Interim Death certificate.

Level 1 - One of the following:

  • Notification from Hospital
  • Police Statement
Level 2 - One of the following:

  • Documented Coroners Verdict
  • Presumption of death by a court of Law in England, Scotland or Wales.

Level 3 - One of the following:

  • Death Certificate BD8
  • Notification from General Registrars Office (system or clerical).
  • Certificate of Registry showing given names and family name.
  • GRO copy.
  • Notification of death issued by Forces Department of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
  • Notification of death issued by the Registrar General of the Shipping and Seamen (Mercantile Marine).
Comments
1. See Type standard for date.
2. DWP has a specific requirement to ensure that this data item is verified and has procedures to do so to 3 levels. The following also applies to DWP only:
  • If Death Verification Type is level 1, 2 or 3, then the Person Death Date cannot be amended.
  • Where the Death Verification Type is level 1, 2 or 3, the validation relating to restrictions on amending the Person Death Date does not apply to high level users.
3. Interim Death Certificates. There is a distinction between an interim death certificate and a death certificate showing the cause of death. The Registrars Office confirmed that all death certificates show a cause of death except where a case is referred to the Coroner for the cause of death to be determined. In these cases an interim death certificate is issued. An interim death certificate is issued as a courtesy to the relatives/ friends of the deceased. It has no legal standing and is not deemed as verification of a cause/ date of death.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural DEATH DATES
plural PERSON DEATH DATES
Previous_Name DEATH DATE

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DELIVERY DATE

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: n8 - ccyymmdd
Format/length: See DATE
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
This records the date of delivery for each registrable birth and corresponds to the attribute BIRTH DATE. This records the date of delivery for each registrable birth and corresponds to the attribute PERSON BIRTH DATE.

The e-GIF standard PERSON BIRTH DATE should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, DELIVERY DATE should be used.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural DELIVERY DATES

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DRIVER NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

DRIVER NUMBER

Format/length: 16 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A unique number assigned by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency to identify a Driving Licence Holder; an applicant who has been refused a licence for medical reasons, or who has come to notice through court proceedings e.g. Driving under age.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.1, Agreed 24.05.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

DRIVER NUMBER is the same as PERSON IDENTIFIER CODE where the PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'd. Driver Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Driver Number
Is Part Of
Person Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.1
Status Release
Previous Versions
Version: 2.0 Status: Release
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 24 May 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Driver Number
Description A unique number assigned by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency to identify a Driving Licence Holder; an applicant who has been refused a licence for medical reasons, or who has come to notice through court proceedings e.g. Driving under age.
Business Format 16 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. Must be 16 characters
2. First 5 characters are alphanumeric.
3. Next 6 characters must be numeric
4. Next 3 characters are alphanumeric
5. Last 2 characters are alpha
6. Second character of numeric section can only be 0, 1, 5 or 6.
7. Fourth and fifth characters of numeric section must be in the range 01 to 31.
Value
Default Value
Owner Driver & Vehicle Licencing Agency
Based On Driver & Vehicle Licencing Agency
Verification
Comment
Description widened from version 2.0 after input from Police IT Organisation.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural DRIVER NUMBERS

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DUN'S NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

DUN'S NUMBER

Format/length: 11 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The reference assigned to a company in Dun and Bradstreet's Company Register.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

DUN'S NUMBER is the same as ORGANISATION CODE where the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'd. Dun's Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Dun's Number
Is Part Of Financial
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Dun's Number
Description The reference assigned to a company in Dun & Bradstreet's Company Register
Business Format 11 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Must be 11 numeric characters
Value
Default Value
Owner Dun & Bradstreet
Based On Dun & Bradstreet
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural DUN'S NUMBERS

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FAMILY OR SURNAME OF RELATION WITH CANCER

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length:
Format/length: see PERSON FAMILY NAME
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

This is the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE b. 'Family or Surname' of the PERSON who is a RELATION WITH CANCER to the PERSON with a CANCER CARE SPELL. This is the same as PERSON FAMILY NAME for the PERSON who is a RELATION WITH CANCER to the PERSON with a CANCER CARE SPELL.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural FAMILY OR SURNAMES OF RELATION WITH CANCER

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GP CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: an14
Format/length: see UK TELEPHONE NUMBER
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The GP initiating a referral nominates a contact name, a contact telephone number and an address specifically for that referral. This allows any communications about the referral to be directed appropriately. The GP contact telephone number is the same as attribute TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING. The GP contact telephone number is the same as attribute COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural GP CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

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INTERNET E-MAIL ADDRESS

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

INTERNET E-MAIL ADDRESS

Format/length: 254 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The string of characters that identifies an addressee's post box on the Internet.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

INTERNET E-MAIL ADDRESS is the same as COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING where the COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD equals 'd. Internet e-Mail Address'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Internet e-Mail Address
Is Part Of Contact Information
Has Parts  
Version 1.1
Status Release
Previous Versions
Version: 1.0 Status: Release
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 September 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Internet e-Mail Address
Description The string of characters that identifies an addressee's post box on the Internet.
Business Format 254 characters
Element Type Data Type
Validation
From IETF RFC2822: An E-Mail address is a specific Internet identifier that contains a locally interpreted string followed by the at-sign character ("@", ASCII value 64) followed by an Internet domain. The locally interpreted string is either a quoted-string or a dot-atom. Comments and enfolding white space SHOULD NOT be used around the "@" in the E-Mail address. (i.e. no space characters either side of the @ character)The domain portion identifies the point to which the mail is delivered. The local-part portion is a domain dependent string. In addresses, it is simply interpreted on the particular host as a name of a particular mailbox.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On IETF RFC2822
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural INTERNET E-MAIL ADDRESSES

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MARITAL STATUS

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: n1
HES item: MARSTAT
National Codes: Press Definition button for the National Codes
Default Codes: 8 - Not applicable, i.e. not a psychiatric episode
  9 - Not known

Notes:
MARITAL STATUS is a type of CHARACTERISTIC.

The e-GIF standard PERSON MARITAL STATUS should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, MARITAL STATUS should be used.

Following the recommendation of the Data Protection Registrar, Marital Status should not be recorded by providers in the CDS except in respect of the psychiatric specialties in the Admitted Patient Care CDS. The data item remains in the data standards since it will be needed by the provider.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural MARITAL STATUS

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NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER

Format/length: 9 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A reference number that is issued to a PERSON by the DWP/IR for participants in the National Insurance Scheme.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER is the same as PERSON IDENTIFIER CODE where the PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'a. National Insurance Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element National Insurance Number
Is Part Of Person Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.1
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 September 2002

Meta Data Value
Name National Insurance Number
Description A reference number that is issued to a person by the DWP/IR for participants in the National Insurance Scheme.
Business Format 9 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. Must be 9 characters.
2. First 2 characters must be alpha.
3. Next 6 characters must be numeric.
4. Final character can be A, B, C, D or space.
5. First character must not be D,F,I,Q,U or V
6. Second characters must not be D, F, I, O, Q, U or V.
7. First 2 characters must not be combinations of GB, NK, TN or ZZ (the term combinations covers both GB and BG etc.)
Value
Default Value
Owner Department for Work and Pensions and Inland Revenue
Based On Department for Work and Pensions and Inland Revenue
Verification
Comment
Schema fragment does include validation number 7

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBERS

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NHS NUMBER

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: n10
HES item: NEWNHSNO
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
It is mandatory to record the NHS NUMBER for each PATIENT.References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

NHS NUMBER is the same as attribute NHS NUMBER.

It is mandatory to record the NHS NUMBER for each PATIENT. The exception to this rule is A&E care. The NHS NUMBER, the primary identifier of a PERSON, is a unique identifier for the PATIENT.

The NHS NUMBERS is 10 numeric digits in length. The NHS NUMBER is 10 numeric digits in length. The tenth digit is a check digit used to confirm its validity. The check digit is validated using the Modulus 11 algorithm and the use of this algorithm is mandatory. There are 5 steps in the validation of the check digit:

Step 1 Multiply each of the first nine digits by a weighting factor as follows:

Digit Position
(starting from the left)
Factor
1 10
2 9
3 8
4 7
5 6
6 5
7 4
8 3
9 2

Step 2 Add the results of each multiplication together.

Step 3 Divide the total by 11 and establish the remainder.

Step 4 Subtract the remainder from 11 to give the check digit.

If the result is 11 then a check digit of 0 is used.
If the result is 10 then the NHS NUMBERS is invalid and not used.
Step 4 Subtract the remainder from 11 to give the check digit.

If the result is 11 then a check digit of 0 is used.
If the result is 10 then the NHS NUMBER is invalid and not used.

Step 5 Check the remainder matches the check digit. If it does not, the NHS NUMBERS is invalid.
Step 5 Check the remainder matches the check digit. If it does not, the NHS NUMBER is invalid.

References:
NHS Strategic Tracing Service: http://nww.nhsia.nhs.uk/nsts/pages/faq.asp

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element NHS Number
Is Part Of
Person Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name NHS Number
Description A number used to identify a person uniquely within the NHS in England and Wales.
Business Format 10 numeric
Element Type Data Item
Validation
The tenth digit of the NHS Number is a check digit used to confirm its validity. The check digit is validated using the Modulus 11 algorithm and the use of this algorithm is mandatory. There are 5 steps in the validation of the check digit:

Step 1 Multiply each of the first nine digits by a weighting factor as follows:
Digit Position
(Starting from the left)
Factor
1 10
2 9
3 8
4 7
5 6
6 5
7 4
8 3
9 2


Step 2 Add the results of each multiplication together.

Step 3 Divide the total by 11 and establish the remainder.

Step 4 Subtract the remainder from 11 to give the check digit.If the result is 11 then a check digit of 0 is used.If the result is 10 then the NHS NUMBER is invalid and not used.

Step 5 Check the remainder matches the check digit. If it does not, the NHS NUMBER is invalid.
Value  
Default Value  
Owner Department of Health
Based On Department of Health
Verification  
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural NHS NUMBERS

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ORGANISATION NAME

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

ORGANISATION NAME

Format/length: max 255 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 11.09.03. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

ORGANISATION NAME is the same as attribute ORGANISATION NAME.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Organisation Name
Is Part Of Organisation Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 11 September 2003

Meta Data Value
Name Organisation Name
Description The name by which an organisation wishes to be known or the official name given to an organisation.
Business Format Max 255 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. Any allowable character from UNICODE set of characters.
2. Each element of the name must be separated by a space.
3. Consecutive spaces are not allowed.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification  
Comments
1. Amended as the result of discussion at Schema Group on 21 August 2002-09-21 from 70 characters to 255 characters.
2. The use of this type will be governed by business rules, that is whether the organisation name refers to its Legal, Trading or Abbreviated name.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural ORGANISATION NAMES

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PASSPORT NUMBER (NEW)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PASSPORT NUMBER (NEW)

Format/length: 9 digits
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A unique reference number given to a new style red passport book issued by SPSL or the United Kingdom Passport Agency. The digit allows identification of the place of issue.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PASSPORT NUMBER (NEW) is the same as PERSON IDENTIFIER CODE where the PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'b. Passport Number (New)'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Passport Number (New)
Is Part Of Person Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Passport Number (New)
Description A unique reference number given to a new style red passport book issued by SPSL or the United Kingdom Passport Agency. The digit allows identification of the place of issue.
Business Format 9 digits.
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. Must be 9 characters.
2. All characters must be numeric.
Value
Default Value
Owner UK Passport Agency and SPSL
Based On UK Passport Agency
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PASSPORT NUMBERS (NEW)

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PASSPORT NUMBER (OLD)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PASSPORT NUMBER (OLD)

Format/length: 7 alphanumeric characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A unique reference number given to an old style blue passport book issued by SPSL or the United Kingdom Passport Agency. The digit allows identification of the place of issue.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PASSPORT NUMBER (OLD) is the same as PERSON IDENTIFIER CODE where the PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'c. Passport Number (Old)'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Passport Number (Old)
Is Part Of Person Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Passport Number (Old)
Description A unique reference number given to an old style blue passport book issued by SPSL or the United Kingdom Passport Agency. The digit allows identification of the place of issue.
Business Format 7 alphanumeric characters
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. Must be 7 alphanumeric characters.
2. 6 numeric digits plus one alpha character either prefix or suffix.
Value
Default Value
Owner UK Passport Agency and SPSL
Based On UK Passport Agency
Verification
Comment
Blue passports are no longer in use, so this definition is for historical data only

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PASSPORT NUMBERS (OLD)

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PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME

Change to Data Element: Change to Name

PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME PERSON FAMILY NAME

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PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME  renamed PERSON FAMILY NAME

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: an35
Format/length: max 35 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
That part of a PERSON's name which is used to describe family, clan, tribal group, or marital association.

Notes: References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
This is the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE where b. is the Family or Surnamehttp://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME is the same as PERSON NAME WORD where the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE equals 'b. Person Family Name'.

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Family Name
Is Part Of Person Name
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Family Name
Description That part of a person's name which is used to describe family, clan, tribal group, or marital association.
Business Format Max. 35 characters.
Element Type Data Type
Validation
Consecutive spaces are not allowed.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On BSEN 7372:1993
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAMES
plural PERSON FAMILY NAMES
Previous_Name PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME

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PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME (AT BIRTH)

Change to Data Element: Deleted

Deleted

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PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME

Change to Data Element: Change to Name

PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME PERSON GIVEN NAME

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PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME  renamed PERSON GIVEN NAME

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: an35
Format/length: max 35 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The forename or given name of a PERSON.

Notes: References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
This is the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE c. Forename.http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME is the same as PERSON NAME WORD where the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE equals 'c. Person Given Name'.

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Given Name
Is Part Of
Person Name
Has Parts  
Version 1.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Given Name
Description The forename or given name of a person.
Business Format Max. 35 characters. Repeating group.
Element Type Data Type
Validations
1. Any allowable character from UNICODE set of characters.
2. Consecutive spaces are not allowed.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On BSEN 7372:1993
Verification
Comment
A person can have multiple occurrences of a given name.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAMES
plural PERSON GIVEN NAMES
Previous_Name PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME

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PATIENT NAME

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: an70
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
This is the PERSON NAME where PERSON NAME TYPE classification is 'Preferred Name' of the PATIENT. This is the PERSON NAME where PERSON NAME CLASSIFICATION equals 'a. Preferred Name' of the PATIENT. NAME FORMAT CODE indicates whether it is a PERSON NAME STRUCTURED or PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED.

The patient's name and address should be withheld from any commissioning record which contains a valid NHS NUMBER.

The appropriate e-GIF standard for PERSON NAME should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PATIENT NAMES

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PERIODICITY TYPE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERIODICITY TYPE

Format/length: 2 numeric characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The interval at which an event takes place.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0, Agreed 02.07.03. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Periodicity Type
Is Part Of Temporal
Has Parts  
Version 1.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 2 July 2003

Meta Data Value
Name Periodicity Type
Description The interval at which an event takes place.
Business Format 2 Numeric Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
numeric
Values
01 Daily
02 Weekly
03 Fortnightly
04 4-Weekly
05 Calendar Monthly
06 Quarterly
07 Annually
08 Irregularly
09 Half-yearly
10 13-Weekly
11 One-off
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERIODICITY TYPES

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PERSON BIRTH DATE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON BIRTH DATE

Format/length: see DATE
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

Notes:
This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, BIRTH DATE should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Birth Date
Is Part Of Person Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Birth Date
Description The date on which a person was born or is officially have been deemed to have been born.
Business Format See Type standard for date.
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. See Type standard for date.
2. Date must not be in the future.
3. Date must not be later than Person Death Date where held.
Value
See Type standard for date.
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On See date.
Verification
Level 0: Not Verified

Level 1: One or more of the following Secondary certificates:

  • Certificate of Baptism.
  • Marriage Certificate
  • National Health Service Medical Card
  • Child's Certificate of Vaccination
  • Child's Health Record Card
  • A certificate of Service in HM Forces or other employment under the Crown or in the Mercantile Marine.
  • A certificate of membership of a Trade Union Friendly Society or any cards or papers relating to membership of an Approved Society or Unemployment Insurance Apprenticeship indentures.
  • Early certificate or testimonial from employer.
  • Aliens registration card, certificate of naturalisation, Home Office travel document or a passport.
  • Life insurance policy.
  • Certificate of confirmation.
  • School certificate or report.
  • A birthday book or old family record.
  • Family Bible containing a record of birth.

Level 2: One of the following:

  • Full certificate.
  • Birth certificate short form.
  • Certificate of registry showing given names and family name.
  • GRO copy.
  • Adoption Order issued by the High Court, County Court or Juvenile Court.
  • Certificate of adoption issued by the GRO.
  • Foreign birth certificate issued by registration authority of the foreign country.
Comments
1. See Type standard for date.
2. DWP has a specific requirement to ensure that this data item is verified and has procedures to do so to 2 levels. The following also applies to DWP only:
  • If Birth Verification Type is level 1 or 2, then the Person Birth Date cannot be amended.
  • Where the Birth Verification Type is level 1 or 2, the validation relating to restrictions on amending the Person Birth Date does not apply to high level users.
3. A notional birth date will be recorded where an informant has reported an approximate age for a person whose actual date of birth is unknown.
4. In DWP if Person Birth Date is held, Birth Date type must be held.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON BIRTH DATES

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PERSON FULL NAME

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON FULL NAME

Format/length: max 70 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The full name of a PERSON. This is an unstructured concatenation of some or all of the PERSON TITLE, PERSON GIVEN NAME, PERSON FAMILY NAME and PERSON NAME SUFFIX elements, or other elements that make up a PERSON's full name.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON FULL NAME is the same as PERSON NAME TEXT where the Referenced object not found equals 'a. Person Full Name'.

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Full Name
Is Part Of
Person Name
Has Parts  
Version 1.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Full Name
Description The full name of a person. This is an unstructured concatenation of some or all of the Person Title, Person Given Name, Person Family Name and Person Name Suffix elements, or other elements that make up a person's full name.
Business Format Max 70 Characters
Element Type Data Type
Validations
1. Any allowable character from UNICODE set of characters.
2. Each element of the name must be separated by a space.
3. Consecutive spaces are not allowed.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment
This standard is for use where it is not necessary to process the individual elements of a person's name and the structure is unknown.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON FULL NAMES

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PERSON GENDER AT REGISTRATION

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON GENDER AT REGISTRATION

Format/length: 1 numeric
HES item:
National Codes: See PERSON GENDER for the National Codes, which may all be used except ' 0 Not Known '.
Default Codes:

Notes:
A PERSON's gender at registration.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 11.09.03. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON GENDER AT REGISTRATION is the same as PERSON GENDER where the PERSON GENDER TYPE equals 'a. Person Gender at Registration'.

The e-GIF standard PERSON GENDER AT REGISTRATION should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, SEX (BABY) should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Gender at Registration
Is Part Of
Person Sex
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 11 September 2003

Meta Data Value
Name Person Gender at Registration
Description A person's gender at registration.
Business Format 1 numeric
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Must be 1,2 or 9
Values
1 = Male
2 = Female
9 = Not Specified
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On ISO 5218 1977 (E)
Verification
Comments
1. Note '9' 'Not Specified' means indeterminate, i.e. unable to be classified as either male or female.
2. Change from 1.0e: return to ISO codes, with the addition of indeterminate.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON GENDERS AT REGISTRATION

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PERSON GENDER CURRENT

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON GENDER CURRENT

Format/length: 1 numeric
HES item:
National Codes: See PERSON GENDER for the National Codes
Default Codes:

Notes:
A PERSON's gender currently.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 11.09.03. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON GENDER CURRENT is the same as PERSON GENDER where the PERSON GENDER TYPE equals 'b. Person Gender Current'.

The e-GIF standard PERSON GENDER CURRENT should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, SEX should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Gender Current
Is Part Of
Person Sex
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 11 September 2003

Meta Data Value
Name Person Gender Current
Description A person's gender currently.
Business Format 1 numeric
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Must be 0,1,2,9
Values
0 = Not Known
1 = Male
2 = Female
9 = Not specified
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On ISO 5218 1977 (E)
Verification
Comments
1. Change from 1.0e: return to ISO codes.
2. '9' 'Not Specified' means indeterminate, i.e. unable to be classified as either male or female.
3. '0' 'Not Known' means that the gender of the person has not been recorded.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON GENDERS CURRENT

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PERSON INITIALS

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON INITIALS

Format/length: 35 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
Used to record a PERSON's initials.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0a, Draft 01.03.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON INITIALS is the same as PERSON NAME WORD where the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE equals 'e. Person Initials'.

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Initials
Is Part Of
Person Name
Has Parts  
Version 1.0a
Status Draft
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 March 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Initials
Description Used to record a person's initials.
Business Format Max 35 characters with a space between each initial.
Element Type Data Type
Validation
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment
Proposed March 2002.
This can be used to record a person's full set of initials or used in conjunction with and in addition to a Person Given Name.
General practice of central departments is to record the first Given Name in full and then use initials for other Given names.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON INITIALS

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PERSON MARITAL STATUS

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON MARITAL STATUS

Format/length: 1 character
HES item: MARSTAT
National Codes: Press Definition button for the National Codes
Default Codes: N - Not disclosed, use also where not a psychiatric episode

Notes:
References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON MARITAL STATUS is a type of CHARACTERISTIC.

The e-GIF standard PERSON MARITAL STATUS should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, MARITAL STATUS should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Marital Status
Is Part Of
Person Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Marital Status
Description An indicator to identify the legal marital status of a person.
Business Format 1 Character
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Values
S = Single
M = Married
D = Divorced
W = Widowed
N = Not disclosed
P = Separated
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
If Value is M:
Level 0 - Not Verified.
Level 1 - One or more of the following:
  • Sworn Affidavit.
  • Passport.
Level 2 - Documented confirmation of Marriage by Validity of Marriage Unit.
Level 3 - One of the following:
  • British marriage certificate.
  • Certificate of registry showing given names and family names.
  • GRO copy.
  • Foreign marriage certificate (under religious or national law of the country).
If Value is D:
Level 0 - Not Verified.
Level 1 - Confirmation of divorce from Verification of Marriage Unit.
Level 2 - One of the following :
  • Decree Absolute.
  • Certificate of registry showing given names and family name.
  • GRO copy.
  • Foreign decree of divorce effective under the law of the country.
If Value is W:
Level 0 - Not Verified / Interim Death certificate.
Level 1 - One of the following:
  • Notification from Hospital.
  • Police Statement.
Level 2 - One of the following :
  • Documented Coroners Verdict.
  • Presumption of death by a court of Law in England, Scotland or Wales.
Level 3 - One of the following:
  • Death certificate BD8.
  • Notification from General Registrars Office (system or clerical).
  • Certificate of Registry showing given names and family name.
  • GRO copy.
  • Notification of death issued by Forces Department of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
  • Notification of death issued by the Registrar General of the Shipping and Seamen (Mercantile Marine).
If Value is P:
Level 0 - Not Verified.
Level 1 - Telephone call to/from customer describing circumstances of separation.
Level 2 - Decree Nisi.
Level 3 - Decree of Judicial Separation
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON MARITAL STATUS

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PERSON NAME SUFFIX

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON NAME SUFFIX

Format/length: 35 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A textual suffix that may be added to the end of a PERSON's name, for example, OBE, MBE, BSc, JP, GM.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON NAME SUFFIX is the same as PERSON NAME WORD where the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE equals 'd. Person Name Suffix'.

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Name Suffix
Is Part Of
Person Name
Has Parts  
Version 1.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Name Suffix
Description A textual suffix that may be added to the end of a person's name, for example, OBE, MBE, BSc, JP, GM.
Business Format Max. 35 characters
Element Type Data Type
Validations
1. The first character of each occurrence must be A - Z.
2. Consecutive spaces are not allowed.
3. Each occurrence must be separated by a space.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On BSEN 7372:1993
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON NAME SUFFIXES

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PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPE

Format/length: 2 digits
HES item:
National Codes: Press Definition button for the National Codes
Default Codes:

Notes:
References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPE is the same as attribute PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPE.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Relationship Type
Is Part Of
Relationships
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions
Version: 2.1a Status: Draft
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Relationship Type
Description A value to represent the type of personal relationship that exists between two persons that is of interest to government.
Business Format 2 digits
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Values
01 Spouse
02 Partner
03 Parent
04 Next-of-Kin
05 Guardian
06 Foster Parent
07 Polygamous Partner
08 Step Parent
09 Child
10 Dependant
11 Non Dependant
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
If Value is 01:
Level 0 - Not Verified
Level 1 - One or more of the following:
  • Sworn Affidavit.
  • Passport.
Level 2 - Documented confirmation of Marriage by Validity of Marriage Unit. Level 3 - One of the following:
  • British marriage certificate.
  • Certificate of registry showing given names and family names.
  • GRO copy.
  • Foreign marriage certificate (under religious or national law of the country).
If Value is 03:
Level 0 - Not Verified.
Level 1 - CH1000 (notification that child benefit is in payment to this person).
Level 2 - Report from Social Worker or other recognised Professional.
Level 3 - one of the following:
  • Full Birth Certificate.
  • Adoption Certificate.
  • Birth Certificate after Adoption.
Level 4 - positive DNA Test result.

If Value is 05:
Level 0 - Not Verified.
Level 1 - CH1000 (notification that child benefit is in payment to this person).
Level 2 - Report from social worker or other recognised professional confirming relationship of child to guardian.
Level 3 - Original Order of Appointment.

If Value is 07:
Level 0 - Not Verified.
Level 1 - Sworn affidavit with details of marriage.
Level 2 - Statutory marriage certificate (from country permitting polygamy) bearing the seal or stamp of the issuing authority, the date of issue and the fee paid.
Further Verification rules will be added once defined.
Comment
A 'Polygamous Partner' is defined as a person who is accepted as another spouse under the law of another country. In the UK, a person with polygamous partners can only have one of them accepted as a spouse.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON RELATIONSHIP TYPES

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PERSON REQUESTED NAME

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON REQUESTED NAME

Format/length: max 70 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The name a PERSON wishes to use which is different from the values in Title, Given Name(s), Family Name and Name Suffix fields.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON REQUESTED NAME is the same as PERSON NAME TEXT where the Referenced object not found equals 'b. Person Requested Name'.

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Requested Name
Is Part Of
Person Name
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Requested Name
Description The name a person wishes to use which is different from the values in Title, Given Name(s), Family Name and Name Suffix fields.
Business Format Max. 70 characters.
Element Type Data Type
Validations
1. Each element of the name must be separated by a space.
2. Consecutive spaces are not allowed.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment
The Requested Name field should be used where a person requests a particular style of address, for example, The Warden of St.Annes Rest Home or where a name which is longer than that allowed for within a particular package shall be abbreviated in a way other than that arising by default.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON REQUESTED NAMES

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PERSON TITLE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

PERSON TITLE

Format/length: max 35 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
Standard form of address used to precede a PERSON's name.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

PERSON TITLE is the same as PERSON NAME WORD where the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE equals 'a. Person Title'.

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, PATIENT NAME should be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Person Title
Is Part Of
Person Name
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Person Title
Description Standard form of address used to precede a person's name.
Business Format Max. 35 characters.
Element Type Data Type
Validation
Values
The full available range of generally recognised titles is permitted. However if any of the following are used then the value input must conform to the following format:
Mr
Mrs
Ms
Dr
Rev
Sir
Lady
Lord
Dame
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On BSEN 28601
Verification
Comment
A person can have multiple occurrences of a Title.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural PERSON TITLES

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POSTCODE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

POSTCODE

Format/length: an8 (max)
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

POSTCODE is the same as attribute POSTCODE.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Post Code
Is Part Of
Has Parts  
Version 2.1
Status Release
Previous Versions
Version: 2.0 Status: Release
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 September 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Post Code
Description The code allocated by the Post Office to identify a group of postal delivery points.
Business Format Max 8 characters.
Element Type Data Type
Validation
Format Example Postcode
AN NAA M1 1AA
ANN NAA M60 1NW
AAN NAA CR2 6XH
AANN NAA DN55 1PT
ANA NAA W1A 1HQ
AANA NAA EC1A 1BB

Please note the following:-

  • The letters Q, V and X are not used in the first position.
  • The letters I, J and Z are not used in the second position.
  • The only letters to appear in the third position are A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, S, T, U and W.
  • The only letters to appear in the fourth position are A, B, E, H, M, N, P, R, V, W, X and Y.
  • The second half of the Postcode is always consistent numeric, alpha, alpha format and the letters C, I, K, M, O and V are never used.

These conventions may change in the future if operationally required.

*GIR 0AA is a Postcode that was issued historically and does not confirm to current rules on valid Postcode formats, It is however, still in use.

Value
Default Value
Owner Royal Mail
Based On Royal Mail
Verification
Comments
1. The Postcode is a combination of between five and seven letters / numbers which define four different levels of geographic unit. It is part of a coding system created and used by the Royal Mail across the United Kingdom for the sorting of mail. The Postcodes are an abbreviated form of address which enable a group of delivery points (a delivery point being a property or a post box) to be specifically identified. There are two types of Postcode, these being large and small user Postcodes.

A large user Postcode is one that has been assigned to a single address due to the large volume of mail received at that address.

A small user Postcode identifies a group of delivery points. On average there are 15 delivery points per Postcode, however this can vary between 1 and 100.

Each Postcode consists of two parts. The first part is the Outward Postcode, or Outcode. This is separated by a single space from the second part which is the Inward Postcode, or Incode.The Outward Postcode enables mail to be sent to the correct local area for delivery. This part of the code contains the area and the district to which the mail is to be delivered.The Inward Postcode is used to sort the mail at the local area delivery office. It consists of a numeric character followed by two alphabetic characters. The numeric character identifies the sector within the postal district. The alphabetic characters then define one or more properties within the sector.

The following characters are never used in the inward part of the Postcode:C I K M O V.

An example Postcode is PO1 3AX. PO refers to the Postcode Area of Portsmouth. There are 124 Postcode Areas in the UK. PO1 refers to a Postcode District within the Postcode Area of Portsmouth. There are approximately 2900 Postcode Districts. PO1 3 refers to the Postcode Sector. There are approximately 9,650 Postcode Sectors. The AX completes the Postcode. The last two letters define the 'Unit Postcode' which identifies one or more small user delivery points or an individual Large User. There are approximately 1.71 million Unit Postcodes in the UK.

2. The schema is to be updated to match this definition.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural POSTCODES

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POSTCODE OF CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: an8
Format/length: see POSTCODE
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The POSTCODE associated with the ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE 'Correspondence (Non-Residence)' relating to a GP REFERRAL REQUEST. References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This is a type of POSTCODE.

The POSTCODE associated with the ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE 'Correspondence (Non-Residence)' relating to a GP REFERRAL REQUEST.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural POSTCODE OF CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS
plural POSTCODES OF CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS

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POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: an8
Format/length: see POSTCODE
HES item: HOMEADD
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The POSTCODE of the ADDRESS nominated by the PATIENT with ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE 'Main Permanent Residence' or 'Other Permanent Residence'. References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This is a type of POSTCODE.

The POSTCODE of the ADDRESS nominated by the PATIENT with ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE 'Main Permanent Residence' or 'Other Permanent Residence'.

If a PATIENT has no fixed abode this should be recorded with the appropriate code (ZZ99 3VZ).

For overseas visitors the POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS field must show the relevant country pseudo postcode commencing ZZ99 plus space followed by a numeric, then an alpha character, then a Z. For example, ZZ99 6CZ is the pseudo-postcode for India. Pseudo-Country postcodes can be found in the NHS Postcode Directory.

The 8 characters field allows a space to be inserted to differentiate between the inward and outward segments of the code, enabling full use to be made of Royal Mail postcode functionality.

See NHS Postcode Directory and Publication Information Contact Details in Contact Details.

The e-GIF standard POSTCODE should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS should be used, due to the need to use the exceptional codes listed above.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS
plural POSTCODES OF USUAL ADDRESS

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POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS (AT DIAGNOSIS)

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: an8
Format/length: see POSTCODE
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:  

Notes:
References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This is a type of POSTCODE.

POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS (AT DIAGNOSIS) is the same as data element POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural POSTCODES OF USUAL ADDRESS (AT DIAGNOSIS)

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SEX

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: n1
HES item: SEX
National Codes: Press Definition button for the National Codes
National Codes: See PERSON GENDER for the National Codes
Default Codes:

Notes:
SEX is a type of CHARACTERISTIC.

The e-GIF standard PERSON GENDER CURRENT should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, SEX should be used.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural SEX

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SEX (BABY)

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: n1
HES item: SEXBABY
National Codes: See SEX for the National Codes
National Codes: See PERSON GENDER for the National Codes
Default Codes:

Notes:
SEX (BABY) is derived from SEX which is a type of CHARACTERISTIC. SEX (BABY) is derived from PERSON GENDER which is a type of CHARACTERISTIC.

The e-GIF standard PERSON GENDER AT REGISTRATION should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, SEX (BABY) should be used.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural SEX (BABY)

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SEX OF PATIENTS

Change to Data Element: Change to Description

Format/length: n1
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
DSCN 07/2000 implemented a change to replace the composite data items WARD TYPE AT PSYCHIATRIC CENSUS DATE and WARD TYPE AT START OF EPISODE within CDS by their constituent components. For CDS message purposes therefore the constituent component SEX OF PATIENTS is required to be separately recorded. The classifications for SEX OF PATIENTS are not the same as the National Codes contained within the definition of SEX. The classifications for SEX OF PATIENTS are not the same as the National Codes contained within the definition of PERSON GENDER.

The following values for the classifications of attribute SEX OF PATIENTS, with the addition of HOME LEAVE, can be used:

1 Male
2 Female
8 Not specified
9 Home Leave

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural SEX OF PATIENTS

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STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER

Format/length: max 5 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER is the same as attribute STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Standardised Industrial Classification Number
Is Part Of
Organisation Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Standardised Industrial Classification Number
Description A number, issued by the Office for National Statistics, that identifies the type of trade or industry in which an organisation is active.
Business Format Max. 5 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Value
Default Value
Owner ONS
Based On ONS
Verification
Comment
Full details of this code, its uses and a full list of codes and their meanings can be found here.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural STANDARDISED INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBERS

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TIME

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

TIME

Format/length: 8 characters HH:MM:SS
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The TIME (using a 24 hour clock) at which an event, or the action in an event, takes place.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

This is the e-GIF standard that should be used for all new and developing systems and for XML messages. For existing CDS EDIFACT messages however, the existing NHS Data Dictionary standards should continue to be used.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Time
Is Part Of
Temporal
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Time
Description The time (using a 24 hour clock) at which an event, or the action in an event, takes place.
Business Format 8 characters expressed as HH:MM:SS (H=hours, M=minutes, S=seconds)
Element Type Data Type
Validations
1. All times must be expressed in the 24 hour clock format, e.g. one minute past midnight is 00:01:00.
2. Values of any element less than 10 should be entered with a zero in the first position.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes W3C Recommendation 02 May 2001.
Verification
Comments
1. See the W3C standard for details of formatting shortened versions of Time, e.g. hours and minutes only.
2. All times for UK transactions/events will be assumed to be GMT.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural TIMES

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UK BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER

Format/length: 8 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A reference number that uniquely identifies this bank account within this branch of a UK bank.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER is the same as attribute FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBER where FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TYPE equals 'a. UK Bank Account'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Bank Account Number
Is Part Of
Financial Identifiers
Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Bank Account Number
Description A reference number that uniquely identifies this bank account within this branch of a UK bank.
Business Format 8 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Must be 8 numeric characters right justified with leading zeros added if necessary.
Value
Default Value
Owner BACS
Based On BACS
Verification
Comment
This item is always associated with UK Bank Branch Sort Code.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK BANK ACCOUNT NUMBERS

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UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODE

Format/length: max 6 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A code allocated by the banking community, used to uniquely identify an individual branch of a bank.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODE is the same as attribute ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER CODE where the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'e. UK Bank Branch Sort Code' and the FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH TYPE equals 'a. UK Bank Branch'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Bank Branch Sort Code
Is Part Of
Financial Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Bank Branch Sort Code
Description A code, allocated by the banking community, used to uniquely identify an individual branch of a bank.
Business Format max 6 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Must be 6 numeric characters
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On BACS
Verification
Comment
This item is always associated with UK Bank Account Number.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODES

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UK BUILDING SOCIETY ACCOUNT NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK BUILDING SOCIETY ACCOUNT NUMBER

Format/length: max 18 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A reference number that uniquely identifies this building society account within this branch of a UK building society.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK BUILDING SOCIETY ACCOUNT NUMBER is the same as attribute FINANCIAL ACCOUNT NUMBER where FINANCIAL ACCOUNT TYPE equals 'b. UK Building Society Account'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Building Society Account Number
Is Part Of
Financial Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Building Society Account Number
Description A reference number that uniquely identifies this building society account within this branch of a UK building society.
Business Format Max. 18 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Only valid characters are: Alpha, Numeric, Ampersand (&), Apostrophe (') Asterisk (*), Comma (,), Full Stop (.), Hyphen (-), Parentheses (()), and Space ( ).
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK BUILDING SOCIETY ACCOUNT NUMBERS

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UK CHEQUE NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK CHEQUE NUMBER

Format/length: 6 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK CHEQUE NUMBER is the same as attribute CHEQUE NUMBER where CHEQUE NUMBER TYPE equals 'a. UK Cheque Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Cheque Number
Is Part Of
Financial Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Cheque Number
Description The identification number pre-printed on a cheque.
Business Format 6 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Must be 6 numeric characters
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK CHEQUE NUMBERS

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UK FACSIMILE NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK FACSIMILE NUMBER

Format/length: max 35 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A number, including any exchange or location code, at which a PERSON or ORGANISATION can be contacted in the UK by fax machine.

UK FACSIMILE NUMBER is the same as COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING where the COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD equals 'c. UK Facsimile Number'.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK FACSIMILE NUMBERS

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UK GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL YEAR

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL YEAR

Format/length: 4 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A number that uniquely identifies the Financial Year for which related items are valid. The Financial Year runs from 1st April to 31st March.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL YEAR is the same as attribute PERIOD where PERIOD TYPE equals 'f. UK Government Financial Year'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Government Financial Year
Is Part Of
Financial
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Government Financial Year
Description A number that uniquely identifies the financial year for which related items are valid. The Financial Year runs from 1st April to 31st March.
Business Format 4 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Value
The string indicates the year in which the Financial Year ends - 2001 for the Financial Year 2000/2001
Default Value Current financial year
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL YEARS

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UK INTERNAL CODE

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK INTERNAL CODE

Format/length: max 2 characters
HES item:
National Codes: Press Definition button for the National Codes
Default Codes:

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK INTERNAL CODE is the same as attribute UK INTERNAL CODE.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Internal Code
Is Part Of
Address
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Internal Code
Description A unique code representing a constituent internal part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Business Format Max 2 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Values
1 England
2 Scotland
3 Wales
4 Northern Ireland
5 Isle of Man
6 Guernsey
7 Sark
8 Jersey
9 Alderney
10 Channel Islands
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On
Verification
Comment
If Country Code value is GBR for United Kingdom, then UK Internal Code must be held.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK INTERNAL CODES

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UK TAX YEAR

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK TAX YEAR

Format/length: 4 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A number that uniquely identifies the Tax Year for which related data items are valid. The Tax Year runs from 6th April to 5th April of the following year.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK TAX YEAR is the same as attribute PERIOD where PERIOD TYPE equals 'g. UK Tax Year'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Tax Year
Is Part Of
Financial
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Tax Year
Description A number that uniquely identifies the Tax Year for which related data items are valid. The Tax Year runs 6th April to 5th April of the following year.
Business Format 4 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Value
The string indicates the year in which the Tax Year ends - 2001 for the Tax Year 2000/2001.
Default Value Current tax year
Owner Inland Revenue
Based On Inland Revenue
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK TAX YEARS

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UK TELEPHONE NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UK TELEPHONE NUMBER

Format/length: max 35 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A number, including any exchange or location code, at which a PERSON or ORGANISATION can be contacted in the UK by telephonic means.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK TELEPHONE NUMBER is the same as COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING where the COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD equals 'a. UK Telephone Number' .

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Telephone Number
Is Part Of
Contact Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Telephone Number
Description A number, including any exchange or location code, at which a person or organisation can be contacted in the UK by telephonic means.
Business Format Max 35 characters
Element Type Data Type
Validation
There must not be spaces between the characters.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On EDIFACT
Verification
Comment
The complete telephone number should always be transferred for international operation and clarity as to which country ( in this case UK) the number belongs.e.g. +447710287657 .
Note no leading zero after country code.
STRUCTURE OF THE SCHEME

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UK TELEPHONE NUMBERS

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UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL)

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL)

Format/length: URLs are sequences of characters, i.e., letters, digits, and special characters. The characters ";", "/", "?", ":", "@", "=" and "&" are the characters which have been reserved for special meaning.
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The syntax and semantics for a compact string representation for a resource available via the Internet. These strings are called 'UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS)'.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.1, Agreed 01.09.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL) is the same as COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING where the COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD equals 'e. Uniform Resource Locator (URL)'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
Is Part Of
Contact Information
Has Parts  
Version 1.1
Status Release
Previous Versions
Version: 1.0 Status: Release
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 September 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
Description The syntax and semantics for a compact string representation for a resource available via the Internet. These strings are called "Uniform Resource Locators" (URLs).
Business Format URLs are sequences of characters, i.e., letters, digits, and special characters. The characters ";", "/", "?", ":", "@", "=" and "&" are the characters which have been reserved for special meaning.
Element Type Data Type
Validation
See IETF RFC 1738.
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On IETF RFC1738
Verification
Comments
1. In general, URLs are written as follows: <scheme>:<scheme-specific-part>.
A URL contains the name of the scheme being used followed by a colon and then a string whose interpretation depends on the scheme.
Example schemes are:
ftp File Transfer protocol
http Hypertext Transfer Protocol
mailto Electronic mail address
file Host-specific file names

Scheme names consist of a sequence of characters. The lower case letters "a"-"z", digits, and the characters plus ("+"), period ("."), and hyphen ("-") are allowed.

2. Amended as the result of discussion at Schema Group meeting 21 August 2002

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS)

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UNIQUE PUPIL NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UNIQUE PUPIL NUMBER

Format/length: 13 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A Unique Pupil Number (UPN) is allocated to each child in an English state school. It is an identifier for use in the educational context during a child's school career only and subject to Data Protection restrictions.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 1.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UNIQUE PUPIL NUMBER is the same as PERSON IDENTIFIER CODE where the PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'f. Unique Pupil Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Unique Pupil Number
Is Part Of
Person Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 1.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Unique Pupil Number
Description A Unique Pupil Number (UPN) is allocated to each child in an English state school. It is an identifier for use in the educational context during a child's school career only and subject to Data Protection restrictions.
Business Format 13 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. The check letter at position 1 is found by calculating the modulo 23 sum of digit position over the 12 numeric digits.
2. The position of the first numeric digit in the calculation is 2.
3. The resulting value is replaced by a letter of the alphabet following the rule:
4. 0 - >A, 1 - >B, .........22 - >Z.
5. I, O, and S are not used.
Values
The components of the 12 digit number are, from left to right:
A government allocated Local Authority Number (3 digits).
A School Number (4 digits).
The last 2 digits of an academic year (3 random digits).
No useful information can be derived from these components, but they may be used for validation.
Default Value
Owner Department for Education & Skills
Based On Department for Education & Skills
Verification
Comment
Agreed addition to catalogue by GPG 7 May 2002

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UNIQUE PUPIL NUMBERS

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UNIQUE TAX REFERENCE NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

UNIQUE TAX REFERENCE NUMBER

Format/length: 10 digits
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A reference number issued by the Inland Revenue that uniquely identifies a particular taxpayer.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UNIQUE TAX REFERENCE NUMBER is the same as PERSON IDENTIFIER CODE where the PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'e. Unique Tax Reference Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Unique Tax Reference Number
Is Part Of
Person Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Unique Tax Reference Number
Description A reference number issued by the Inland Revenue that uniquely identifies a particular taxpayer.
Business Format 10 digits
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. Must be numeric.
2. The first digit is a check digit.
3. Must be a unique number.
Value
Default Value
Owner Inland Revenue
Based On Inland Revenue
Verification
Comment
Each reference number is randomly generated.

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural UNIQUE TAX REFERENCE NUMBERS

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VALUE ADDED TAX NUMBER

Change to Data Element: New Data Element

VALUE ADDED TAX NUMBER

Format/length: 9 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
The Value Added Tax registration number issued by Customs & Excise to a PERSON or ORGANISATION.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

VALUE ADDED TAX NUMBER is the same as PERSON IDENTIFIER CODE where the PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'g. Value Added Tax Number', or is the same as ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER CODE where the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'c. Value Added Tax Number'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element Value Added Tax Number
Is Part Of
Organisation Information
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name Value Added Tax Number
Description The Value Added Tax registration number issued by Customs & Excise to a person or organisation.
Business Format 9 characters
Element Type Data Item
Validations
1. Must be 9 characters.
2. Modulus97 can be used to validate the check digits (last two digits).
Value
Default Value
Owner HMCE
Based On HMCE
Verification
Comment

This data element is also known by these names:
Context Alias
plural VALUE ADDED TAX NUMBERS

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ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION DATA SET

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ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION DATA SET

ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION DATA SET

Data Set data element MINAP FIELD PROMPT
CCAD HOSPITAL IDENTIFIER Hospital Identifier
LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER Patient Care Record Number
NHS NUMBER NHS Number
PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME Patient Surname
PERSON FAMILY NAME Patient Surname
PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME Patient Forename
PERSON GIVEN NAME Patient Forename
BIRTH DATE Patient date of Birth
SEX Patient Gender
PATIENT CLINICAL GROUP Patient Ethnic Group
ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY Patient Admin Status
POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS Patient Post Code
CODE OF GP PRACTICE (REGISTERED GMP) GP Practice Code
AMI ADMISSION DIAGNOSIS Admission Diagnosis
INITIAL CONTACT TYPE Method of Admission
ECG DETERMINING TREATMENT ECG Determining Treatment
ASPIRIN THERAPY LOCATION Where was Aspirin Given
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (PREVIOUS AMI) Previous AMI
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (PREVIOUS ANGINA) Previous Angina
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (HYPERTENSION) Hypertension
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (HYPERCHOLESTEROLAEMIA) Hypercholesterloaemia
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE) Peripheral Vascular Disease
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE) Cerebrovasular Disease
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (ASTHMA OR COPD) Asthma or COPD
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE) Chronic Renal Failure
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (HEART FAILURE) Heart Failure
CARDIAC ENZYMES OR MARKERS RAISED Cardiac Enzymes/Markers Raised
SERUM CHOLESTEROL Serum Cholesterol
SMOKING STATUS Smoking Status
PERSON OBSERVATION HISTORY (DIABETES TYPE) Diabetes
PERSON HISTORY (PREVIOUS PCI) Previous PCI
PERSON HISTORY (PREVIOUS CABG) Previous CABG
SYSTOLIC PRESSURE (FIRST AFTER ADMISSION) Systolic BP
AMI HEART RATE Heart Rate
AMI ADMITTING CONSULTANT TYPE Admitting Consultant
SYMPTOM ONSET DATE AND TIME (AMI) Date/time of sympton onset
INITIAL PATIENT CONTACT DATE AND TIME Date/time of call for help
PROFESSIONAL HELP ARRIVAL DATE AND TIME (AMI) Date/time of arrival of first professional help
EMERGENCY SERVICES ARRIVAL DATE AND TIME (AMI) Date/time of arrival of emergency services
START DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) Date/time of arrival at hospital
REPERFUSION TYPE (INITIAL STRATEGY) Was Reperfusion Attempted
THROMBOLYTIC TREATMENT NOT GIVEN REASON Reason Thrombolytic Treatment Not Given
REPERFUSION TREATMENT DATE AND TIME Date/time of reperfusion treatment
THROMBOLYTIC TREATMENT DELAY REASON Justified Delay Before Thrombolytic Treatment
REPERFUSION TREATMENT LOCATION Where was Initial Reperfusion Treatment Given
REPERFUSION INITIAL DECISION Whose Initial Decision To Reperfuse
CARDIAC ARREST FIRST VERIFIED DATE AND TIME Cardiac arrest date/time - First Arrest Only
CARDIAC ARREST LOCATION Cardiac arrest location
CARDIAC ARREST PRESENTING RHYTHM Arrest Presenting Rhythm
CARDIAC ARREST OUTCOME (FIRST) Outcome of Arrest
AMI ADMISSION WARD TYPE Admission Ward
PEAK CREATINE KINASE Peak CK
PEAK TROPONIN Peak Troponin
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (UNFRACTIONATED HEPARIN) Unfractionated heparin
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARIN) Low molecular weight herapin
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (THIENOPYRIDINE PLATELET INHIBITOR) Thienopyridine platelet inhibitor
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (ORAL ANTI-PLATELET AGENT) Other oral antiplatelet agent
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (IV 2B AND (OR) 3B AGENT) IV 2b/3a Agent
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (IV BETA BLOCKER) IB beta blocker
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER) Calcium channel blocker
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (IV NITRATE) IV Nitrate
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (ORAL NITRATE) Oral Nitrate
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (POTASSIUM CHANNEL MODULATOR) Potassium channel modulator
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (WARFARIN) Warfarin
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (ANGIOTENSIN II BLOCKER) Angiotensin II blocker (ARB)
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (THIAZIDE DIURETIC) Thiazide diuretic
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (LOOP DIURETIC) Loop diuretic
AMI DRUG TREATMENT (SPIRONOLACTONE) Spironolactone
THROMBOLYTIC DRUG Thrombolytic drug
DISCHARGE DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) Date of Discharge
AMI DISCHARGE DIAGNOSIS Discharge Diagnosis
BLEED COMPLICATION Bleeding complications
AMI CAUSE OF DEATH IN HOSPITAL Death in Hospital
DISCHARGED ON BETA BLOCKER Discharged On Beta Blocker
DISCHARGED ON ANGIOTENSIN INHIBITOR Angiotensin Inhibitor
DISCHARGED ON STATIN Discharged On Statin
DISCHARGED ON ANTI-PLATELET DRUG Discharged On Aspirin Or Other Anti-Platelet
REHABILITATION REFERRAL Cardiac Rehab
EXERCISE TEST PERFORMED Exercise Test
ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY PERFORMED Echocardiography
RADIONUCLIDE STUDY Radionuclide Study
CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY PERFORMED Coronary Angiography at this Admission
CORONARY INTERVENTION PERFORMED Coronary Intervention at this Admission
REFERRAL REQUEST (AMI INVESTIGATION OR INTERVENTION) Date of referral for investigation/intervention
DISCHARGE DESTINATION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) Discharge destination
INVESTIGATION TRANSFER DATE Transfer date for daycares investigation
ANGIOGRAM DATE Date of angio performed locally
INTERVENTION DATE (FIRST IN AMI CARE SPELL) Date of first intervention or surgery performed locally
CCAD HOSPITAL IDENTIFIER (REFERRING) Referral centre

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NATIONAL CANCER DATA SET DEFINITION

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NATIONAL CANCER DATA SET

NATIONAL CANCER DATA SET

Site Specific Cancers

Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Lung Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Urological Cancer
Upper GI Cancer
Gynaecological Cancer

Data Set data element
Demographics
NHS NUMBER
LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER
ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF PROVIDER)
CARE SPELL IDENTIFIER
PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME
PERSON FAMILY NAME
PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME
PERSON GIVEN NAME
PATIENT USUAL ADDRESS (AT DIAGNOSIS)
POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS (AT DIAGNOSIS)
SEX
BIRTH DATE
GMP (CODE OF REGISTERED OR REFERRING GMP)
CODE OF GP PRACTICE (REGISTERED GMP)
ORGANISATION CODE (RESPONSIBLE PCT)
PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME (AT BIRTH)
ETHNIC CATEGORY
Referrals
SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR CANCER
REFERRING ORGANISATION CODE
REFERRER CODE
CANCER REFERRAL PRIORITY TYPE
CANCER REFERRAL DECISION DATE
REFERRAL REQUEST RECEIVED DATE
CONSULTANT CODE
SPECIALTY FUNCTION CODE
DATE FIRST SEEN
DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN (CANCER)
DELAY REASON COMMENT (FIRST SEEN)
URGENT CANCER REFERRAL TYPE
CANCER STATUS
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (FIRST SEEN)
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT REASON (FIRST SEEN)
SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS
Imaging
SITE CODE (OF IMAGING)
CLINICAL INTERVENTION DATE (CANCER IMAGING)
CANCER IMAGING MODALITY
ANATOMICAL EXAMINATION SITE
INVASIVE LESION SIZE (RADIOLOGICAL DETERMINATION)
Diagnosis
DIAGNOSIS DATE (CANCER)
PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)
TUMOUR LATERALITY
BASIS OF DIAGNOSIS (CANCER)
HISTOLOGY (SNOMED)
GRADE OF DIFFERENTIATION (AT DIAGNOSIS)
Cancer Care Plan
MDT DISCUSSION INDICATOR
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM DISCUSSION DATE
CARE PLAN AGREED DATE
RECURRENCE INDICATOR
CANCER CARE PLAN INTENT
PLANNED CANCER TREATMENT TYPE
TREATMENT TYPE SEQUENCE
NO CANCER TREATMENT REASON
PERFORMANCE STATUS (ADULT)
Staging
T CATEGORY (FINAL PRETREATMENT)
STAGING CERTAINTY FACTOR (T CATEGORY)
N CATEGORY (FINAL PRETREATMENT)
STAGING CERTAINTY FACTOR (N CATEGORY)
M CATEGORY (FINAL PRETREATMENT)
STAGING CERTAINTY FACTOR (M CATEGORY)
TNM CATEGORY (FINAL PRETREATMENT)
STAGING CERTAINTY FACTOR (TNM CATEGORY)
SITE SPECIFIC STAGING CLASSIFICATION
TNM CATEGORY (INTEGRATED)
T CATEGORY (INTEGRATED STAGE)
N CATEGORY (INTEGRATED STAGE)
M CATEGORY (INTEGRATED STAGE)
Surgery and Other Procedures
SITE CODE (OF SURGERY)
CONSULTANT CODE
SPECIALTY FUNCTION CODE
CANCER TREATMENT INTENT
DECISION TO TREAT DATE (SURGERY)
START DATE (SURGERY HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
PROCEDURE DATE
PRIMARY PROCEDURE (OPCS)
PROCEDURE (OPCS)
DISCHARGE DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
DISCHARGE DESTINATION (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Pathology Details
PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE
SAMPLE RECEIPT DATE
INVESTIGATION RESULT DATE
CONSULTANT CODE (PATHOLOGIST)
ORGANISATION CODE (OF REPORTING PATHOLOGY)
PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)
TUMOUR LATERALITY
INVASIVE LESION SIZE
SYNCHRONOUS TUMOUR INDICATOR
HISTOLOGY (SNOMED)
GRADE OF DIFFERENTIATION
CANCER VASCULAR OR LYMPHATIC INVASION
EXCISION MARGIN
NODES EXAMINED NUMBER
NODES POSITIVE NUMBER
T CATEGORY (PATHOLOGICAL)
N CATEGORY (PATHOLOGICAL)
M CATEGORY (PATHOLOGICAL)
TNM CATEGORY (PATHOLOGICAL)
SERVICE REPORT IDENTIFIER
SERVICE REPORT STATUS
SPECIMEN NATURE
Chemotherapy and other drugs
SITE CODE (OF CANCER DRUG TREATMENT)
CONSULTANT CODE
SPECIALTY FUNCTION CODE
DECISION TO TREAT DATE (ANTI-CANCER DRUG REGIMEN)
DRUG THERAPY TYPE
DRUG TREATMENT INTENT
DRUG REGIMEN ACRONYM
START DATE (ANTI-CANCER DRUG REGIMEN)
RECORDED HEIGHT (CANCER DRUG TREATMENT)
RECORDED WEIGHT (CANCER DRUG TREATMENT)
PERSON BODY SURFACE AREA (PRETREATMENT)
CREATININE CLEARANCE
START DATE (ANTI-CANCER DRUG FRACTION)
ANTI-CANCER DRUG CYCLE IDENTIFIER
DAY NUMBER (ANTI-CANCER DRUG CYCLE)
DURATION OF ANTI-CANCER DRUG CYCLE
DRUG PROGRAMME RESPONSE
PLANNED TREATMENT CHANGE REASON
HEALTHCARE RESOURCE GROUP CODE
Radiotherapy (Teletherapy)
SITE CODE (OF TELETHERAPY)
CONSULTANT CODE
DECISION TO TREAT DATE (TELETHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE)
CANCER TREATMENT INTENT
START DATE (TELETHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE)
END DATE (TELETHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE)
RADIOTHERAPY PRESCRIBED DOSE
TELETHERAPY PRESCRIBED FRACTIONS
RADIOTHERAPY PRESCRIBED DURATION
RADIOTHERAPY ACTUAL DOSE
TELETHERAPY ACTUAL FRACTIONS
DURATION OF TELETHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE
TELETHERAPY BEAM TYPE
TELETHERAPY BEAM ENERGY
TELETHERAPY FIELDS
TELETHERAPY COMPLEXITY GROUP
RADIOTHERAPY ANAESTHETIC
TELETHERAPY MULTIPLE PLANNING
HEALTHCARE RESOURCE GROUP CODE
TREATMENT COURSE STATUS
Radiotherapy (Brachytherapy)
SITE CODE (OF BRACHYTHERAPY)
CONSULTANT CODE
DECISION TO TREAT DATE (BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE)
CANCER TREATMENT INTENT
BRACHYTHERAPY TYPE
START DATE (BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE)
END DATE (BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE)
RADIOTHERAPY PRESCRIBED DOSE
BRACHYTHERAPY PRESCRIBED FRACTIONS
RADIOTHERAPY PRESCRIBED DURATION
RADIOTHERAPY ACTUAL DOSE
BRACHYTHERAPY DOSE RATE
DURATION OF BRACHYTHERAPY TREATMENT COURSE
BRACHYTHERAPY ISOTOPE TYPE
RADIOTHERAPY ANAESTHETIC
UNSEALED SOURCE PATIENT TYPE
BRACHYTHERAPY DELIVERY TYPE
HEALTHCARE RESOURCE GROUP CODE
TREATMENT COURSE STATUS
Palliative Care
DECISION TO TREAT DATE (SPECIALIST PALLIATIVE TREATMENT COURSE)
START DATE (SPECIALIST PALLIATIVE TREATMENT COURSE)
Clinical Trials
PATIENT TRIAL STATUS (CANCER)
CANCER CLINICAL TRIAL TREATMENT TYPE
Clinical Status Assessment
CLINICAL STATUS ASSESSMENT DATE (CANCER)
PRIMARY TUMOUR STATUS
NODAL STATUS
METASTATIC STATUS
MARKER RESPONSE STATUS
PERFORMANCE STATUS (ADULT)
TREATMENT TYPE (CANCER MORBIDITY)
MORBIDITY CODE (CANCER SURGERY)
PATIENT FOLLOW-UP STATUS (CANCER)
MORBIDITY CODE (CHEMOTHERAPY)
MORBIDITY CODE (RADIOTHERAPY)
MORBIDITY CODE (COMBINATION)
Death Details
DEATH DATE
PERSON DEATH DATE
DEATH LOCATION TYPE
DEATH CAUSE IDENTIFICATION METHOD
DEATH CAUSE CANCER
DEATH CAUSE CODE (IMMEDIATE)
DEATH CAUSE CODE (CONDITION)
DEATH CAUSE CODE (UNDERLYING)
DEATH CAUSE CODE (SIGNIFICANT)
DEATH CODE DISCREPANCY ORIGINATOR

Data Set data element
Waiting Times Details
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (DECISION TO TREAT)
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (TREATMENT)
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT REASON (DECISION TO TREAT)
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT REASON (TREATMENT)
DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO TREATMENT (CANCER)
DELAY REASON DECISION TO TREATMENT (CANCER)
DELAY REASON COMMENT (REFERRAL TO TREATMENT)
DELAY REASON COMMENT (DECISION TO TREATMENT)
DECISION TO TREAT DATE (ACTIVE MONITORING)
START DATE (ACTIVE MONITORING)

Site-Specific Data Elements

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer
Data Set data element
DIAGNOSTIC ROUTE
BREAST CANCER NURSE SEEN
CODE OF RESPONSIBLE HCP (OPCS)
MENSTRUAL STATUS
LMP DATE
CLINICAL EXAMINATION FINDINGS (BREAST CANCER)
ENDOCRINE THERAPY TYPE
MARKER LYMPH NODE RESULT

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer
Data Set data element
DIAGNOSTIC ROUTE
COLORECTAL NURSE OR STOMA THERAPIST SEEN
CODE OF RESPONSIBLE HCP (OPCS)
GRADE OF RESPONSIBLE HCP
PATIENT PROCEDURE RESULT (COLONOSCOPY)
COLONOSCOPY INCOMPLETE REASON
COLORECTAL NURSE OR STOMA THERAPIST SEEN
SURGICAL URGENCY
THEATRE CASE START TIME
MARKER LYMPH NODE RESULT

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer
Data Set data element
SMOKING STATUS
YEAR STOPPED SMOKING
ESTIMATED PACK YEARS
COPD PRESENT
FEV1 ABSOLUTE AMOUNT
FEV1 PERCENTAGE

Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer
Data Set data element
PATIENT HISTORY (CANCER DIAGNOSIS)
YEAR CANCER DIAGNOSED
PREVIOUS TREATMENT ELSEWHERE
TOBACCO USAGE TYPE
SMOKING STATUS
TOBACCO CHEWING HISTORY
YEAR STOPPED SMOKING
ESTIMATED PACK YEARS
ALCOHOL STATUS
QUALITY OF LIFE (AT DIAGNOSIS)
SYMPTOMS FIRST NOTED DATE
FAMILY OR SURNAME OF RELATION WITH CANCER
RELATIONSHIP TO PERSON
PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS OF RELATION (ICD)
NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED (CANCER)
NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED TYPE (CANCER)
NUTRITIONAL PROCEDURE (OPCS)
NUTRITIONAL PROCEDURE COMPLICATION (ICD)
CONTACT DATE (DIETICIAN INITIAL)

Urological Cancer

Urological Cancer
Data Set data element
SERUM TUMOUR MARKER PSA
S CATEGORY FINAL PRETREATMENT
DRUG ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION

Upper GI Cancer

Upper GI Cancer
Data Set data element
POSSUM SCORE (AT DIAGNOSIS)
POSSUM SCORE (AFTER SURGERY)
RELATIONSHIP TO PERSON
PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS OF RELATION (ICD)
SMOKING STATUS
YEAR STOPPED SMOKING
ESTIMATED PACK YEARS
ALCOHOL STATUS
CO-MORBIDITY (ICD)
CLINICAL SIGN OR SYMPTOM (ICD)

Gynaecological Cancer

Gynaecological Cancer
Data Set data element
GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY ACCREDITATION

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NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY MINIMUM DATA SET

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NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY MINIMUM DATA SET

NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY MINIMUM DATA SET

Operations to be included in the NJR database
HIPS Operations to include in the NJR
Primary Total joint replacement - i.e. replacement of the femoral head with a stemmed femoral prosthesis and the insertion of an acetabular cup
With cement / Without cement
Primary Hip resurfacing - Resurfacing of the femoral head with surface replacement femoral prosthesis and insertion of an acetabular cup
Revision Revision of total joint replacement
With cement / Without cement
Revision Revision of hip resurfacing
HIPS Operations to exclude from the NJR
  Hemiarthroplasty - i.e. replacement of only the femoral head following fracture of the femoral neck)
KNEES Operations to include in the NJR
Primary Total knee arthroplasty - i.e. replacement of both tibial and both femoral condyles with or without resurfacing of the patella
With cement / Without cement
Primary Unicondylar arthroplasty - i.e. replacement of one tibial condyl and one femoral condyl with or without resurfacing of the patella
Primary Patello-femoral replacement - i.e. where the femoral condyles are replaced and the patella is resurfaced
Revision Revision of total knee arthroplasty
With cement / Without cement
Revision Revision of unicondylar arthroplasty
Revision Revision of patello-femoral replacement

Note:
"Re-operations excluding Revisions" - e.g. for dislocation, infection - are not specifically captured in Version Live MDS_v1 of the Dataset. Relevant procedures will be included in Live MDS_v2 following consultation with the NJR Steering Committee and the Regional Clinical Co-ordinators' Network.

National Joint Registry Minimum Data Set - Data Element List
Data Set data element
Patient Details
BIRTH DATE
LANGUAGE
LANGUAGE USAGE
LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER
NHS NUMBER
PATIENT CONSENT TO RECORDING DATA
PATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME
PERSON FAMILY NAME
PATIENT FORENAME OR PERSONAL NAME
PERSON GIVEN NAME
POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS
SEX
Common Operation Details
ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY
LAMINAR FLOW SYSTEM INDICATOR
ORGANISATION CODE (LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER)
PATIENT PHYSICAL STATUS
PROCEDURE DATE
TYPE OF ANAESTHETIC
Surgeon Details
CONSULTANT CODE
GRADE OF RESPONSIBLE HCP
LOCUM INDICATOR
OVERSEAS SURGICAL TEAM MEMBER
Joint Specific Details
IMPLANT BATCH OR LOT NUMBER
IMPLANT CATALOGUE NUMBER
IMPLANT CLASSIFICATION CODE
IMPLANT MANUFACTURER
IMPLANT MODEL
JOINT IMPLANT REVISION INDICATOR
JOINT IMPLANT REVISION REASON
JOINT REPLACEMENT ANATOMICAL SIDE
JOINT REPLACEMENT PRIMARY OR REVISION
JOINT REPLACEMENT REVISION NUMBER
ORGANISATION CODE (LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER)
PATIENT DIAGNOSIS IMPLANT INDICATION
PATIENT PROCEDURE IMPLANT INDICATION
PROCEDURE DATE
SURGICAL DEFAULT TECHNIQUE INDICATOR
Default Technique - Hips
CEMENT GUN USED
CEMENT MIXING SYSTEM
CEMENT PRESSURISER USED
HIP CEMENTING TECHNIQUE TYPE
HIP SURGERY INCISION TYPE
HIP SURGERY PATIENT POSITION
HIP SURGERY TROCHANTER INDICATOR
IMAGE GUIDED SURGERY INDICATOR
MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY INDICATOR
PROSTHESIS CEMENTED
PULSATILE LAVAGE
THROMBO PROPHYLAXIS REGIME TYPE
Default Technique - Knees
IMAGE GUIDED SURGERY INDICATOR
KNEE REPLACEMENT CEMENT INDICATOR
KNEE SURGERY FAT PAD REMOVED
KNEE SURGERY SKIN INCISION METHOD
KNEE SURGERY SURGICAL APPROACH
KNEE SURGERY TOURNIQUET USED
THROMBO PROPHYLAXIS REGIME TYPE

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SUMMARY CORE DATA SET FOR DIABETES

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Summary Core Data Set for Diabetes


The Summary Core Dataset for Diabetes is developed to ensure people with diabetes have up to date records of their risk factors, current management, treatment target achievements and arrangements and outcomes of regular surveillance for complications, to help them monitor their care and make informed choices about their management.

The Summary Core Dataset for Diabetes will also ensure that when people with diabetes meet health care professionals the consultation is fully informed by comprehensive, up to date and accurate information.

Data Set data element  
DEMOGRAPHICS  
NHS NUMBER  
BIRTH DATE  
POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS  
SEX  
DEATH DATE  
PERSON DEATH DATE  
DIAGNOSIS  
DIAGNOSIS DATE (DIABETES)  
DIABETES TYPE  
PATIENT REVIEW DATA  
Clinical Observation Data  
PERSON OBSERVATION (BMI)  
OBSERVATION DATE (BMI)  
SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE Not mandatory for children <12 years old
OBSERVATION DATE (BLOOD PRESSURE)  
DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE Not mandatory for children <12 years old
OBSERVATION DATE (BLOOD PRESSURE)  
Laboratory Data  
PERSON OBSERVATION (HbA1c LEVEL)  
OBSERVATION DATE (HbA1c LEVEL)  
PERSON OBSERVATION (SERUM CREATININE LEVEL)  
OBSERVATION DATE (SERUM CREATININE LEVEL)  
PERSON OBSERVATION (URINARY ALBUMIN LEVEL) Not mandatory for children <12 years old
URINARY ALBUMIN LEVEL TESTING METHOD  
ALBUMINURIA STAGE  
OBSERVATION DATE (URINARY ALBUMIN LEVEL)  
PERSON OBSERVATION (SERUM CHOLESTEROL LEVEL) Not mandatory for children <12 years old
OBSERVATION DATE (SERUM CHOLESTEROL LEVEL)  
Eye Examination  
DIABETES ROUTINE REVIEW (EYE)  
OBSERVATION DATE (EYE EXAMINATION) Not mandatory for children <12 years old
Foot Examination  
DIABETES ROUTINE REVIEW (FOOT)  
OBSERVATION DATE (FOOT EXAMINATION)  
Smoking Review  
SMOKING STATUS Not mandatory for children <12 years old
OBSERVATION DATE (SMOKING STATUS)  
PERSONAL MEDICAL HISTORY  
The following occur as a recurring group:  
PROCEDURE CODING (DIABETES RELEVANT OPCS-4)  
OBSERVATION DATE (DIABETES RELEVANT DIAGNOSIS)  
The following occur as a recurring group:  
DIAGNOSTIC CODING (DIABETES RELEVANT READ CODES)  
OBSERVATION DATE (DIABETES RELEVANT DIAGNOSIS)  
The following occur as a recurring group:  
PROCEDURE CODING (DIABETES RELEVANT OPCS-4)  
PROCEDURE DATE  
The following occur as a recurring group:  
PROCEDURE CODING (DIABETES RELEVANT READ)  
PROCEDURE DATE  

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KC62 ANNEX 1

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KC62: Adult Screening Programmes - Breast Screening

KC62 Annex: Adult Screening Programmes - Breast Screening

  1. This is detailed information on each cancer detected for epidemiological comparisons to be made both within the SCREENING PROGRAMME and with data from other sources.

    Line for each cancer detected (first column)

  1. A separate line should be used for each PERSON with cancer detected.

    Relevant tables (i.e. A, B, C1 etc.) (column 1)

  1. The relevant table that the summary information has been included in for each PERSON with cancer detected.

    KC62 Table A First invitation for routine screening
    KC62 Table B Routine invitation to previous non-attenders
    KC62 Table C1 Routine invitation to previous attenders (Last screen within 5 years)
    KC62 Table C2 Routine invitation to previous attenders (Last screen more than 5 years)
    KC62 Table D Early Recalls
    KC62 Table E Self/GP referrals of women not screened previously
    KC62 Table F1 Self/GP referrals of women screened previously (Last screen within 5 years)
    KC62 Table F2 Self/GP referrals of women screened previously (Last screen more than 5 years previously)

    Age at first offered appointment in this episode (years) (column 2)

  1. This is derived from the BIRTH DATE of the PERSON and is their age at the time of their first TEST DATE OFFERED for women invited as part of a SCREENING PROGRAMME or FIRST TEST DATE OFFERED for women with a REFERRAL FOR SCREENING TEST.

  1. This is derived from the PERSON BIRTH DATE of the PERSON and is their age at the time of their first TEST DATE OFFERED for women invited as part of a SCREENING PROGRAMME or FIRST TEST DATE OFFERED for women with a REFERRAL FOR SCREENING TEST.

    Type of cancer (invasive, non-invasive or micro-invasive) (column 3)

  1. The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME from the REQUEST FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION of the PERSON.

    Invasive is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size not known or Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size known or Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive status not known. Non-invasive is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, non-invasive or possibly micro-invasive. Micro-invasive is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, definitely micro-invasive.

    Size of tumour (mm) (column 4)

  1. The INVASIVE LESION SIZE from the REQUEST FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION of the PERSON.

    Grade of tumour (I, II or III for invasive and high or low/intermediate for DCIS) (column 5)

  1. The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME from the REQUEST FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION of the PERSON.

    Grade I is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size not known, Grade I or Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size known, Grade I. Grade II is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size not known, Grade II or Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size known, Grade II. Grade III is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size not known, Grade III or Positive; i.e. cancer detected, invasive size known, Grade III. Low is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, non-invasive or possibly micro-invasive, low (DCIS only detected) or Positive; i.e. cancer detected, definitely micro-invasive, low (DCIS only detected). Intermediate is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected, non-invasive or possibly micro-invasive, intermediate (DCIS only detected)or Positive; i.e. cancer detected, definitely micro-invasive, intermediate (DCIS only detected). High is BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME of Positive; i.e. cancer detected non-invasive or possibly micro-invasive high (DCIS only detected) or Positive; i.e. cancer detected definitely micro-invasive high (DCIS only detected).

    Number of lymph nodes sampled (column 6)

  1. The number of REQUESTS FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION for the PERSON with a LYMPH NODE STATUS. Each lymph node sampled will be a different REQUEST FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION. Where their have been no lymph nodes sampled enter zero. If any LYMPH NODES STATUS are not yet available enter not known.

    Number sampled positive (column 7)

  1. The number of REQUESTS FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION for the PERSON with a LYMPH NODE STATUS of lymph node positive.

    Number sampled negative (column 8)

  1. The number of REQUESTS FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION for the PERSON with a LYMPH NODE STATUS of lymph node negative.

    Histological type (column 9)

  1. The CANCER HISTOLOGICAL TYPE from the REQUEST FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION of the PERSON.


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KC53 10

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KC53: Adult Screening Programmes: Cervical Screening

Part F: Cervical Screening Programme - Test Recall/Status of women following most severe screening result in the year

  1. This part of the return collects information about the action taken following a woman's most severe test result in a year.

  1. The women included are those who have had a SCREENING TEST and are aged 20 to 64. The age is derived from the BIRTH DATE of the PERSON.

  1. The women included are those who have had a SCREENING TEST and are aged 20 to 64. The age is derived from the PERSON BIRTH DATE of the PERSON.

  1. The data are based on the results of the woman's most severe test in the year and relate to SCREENING TESTS with a SCREENING TEST DATE between 1 April - 31 March. Classifications are those of CYTOLOGY RESULT TYPE of a REQUEST FOR PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION and are in accordance with the categories shown in box 22 of HMR 101/5 Request/Report for Cervical or Vaginal Cytology.

    Woman's most severe test result in the year

  1. This is classified by the following CYTOLOGY RESULT TYPES:

    Inadequate (cat. 1)
    Negative (cat. 2)
    Mild dyskaryosis (cat. 3)
    Severe dyskaryosis (cat. 4)
    Severe dyskaryosis/?invasive carcinoma (cat. 5)
    ?Glandular neoplasia (cat. 6)
    Moderate dyskaryosis (cat. 7)
    Borderline changes (cat. 8)

  1. The return requires a count of the CYTOLOGY SCREENING ACTION TYPE against each CYTOLOGY RESULT TYPE. The actions are classified into:

    Normal (A) - Standard Primary Care Trust recall interval (Normal) (A)
    Suspend (S) - Refer for medical assessment or under medical treatment (Suspend) (S)
    Repeat (R) - Repeat at interval specified (R)

  1. The actions are based on result codes 1 to 8 from HMR 101/5, the operational document used by most laboratories for coding the results of cervical smears.


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KC60 3

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Part C - Total attendances in the quarter (first and subsequent)

  1. FIRST ATTENDANCES and subsequent attendances in the quarter:

  1. Attendances are stratified by SEX and male SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

  1. Attendances are stratified by PERSON GENDER and male SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

  1. SEXUAL ORIENTATION identifies where male PATIENT are homo/bisexual and part-c requires that this information be collected.

  1. The following guidance note is from DSCN 05/2003 and explains why a change of wording was required leading to the replacement of "Of which were homosexually acquired" with "Of which were homo/bisexual": DSCN 05/2003: This change has been introduced because 'Of which were homosexually acquired' was inappropriate for codes referring to epidemiological treatment, HIV testing, hepatitis B vaccination and sexual health screening. There was evidence that this field was poorly completed for these codes using the previous definition. It is recognised that the meaning of this field has been changed (as below).

  1. Information is required on the number of FIRST ATTENDANCES for each condition/episode in the quarter.

  1. Information is also required on the number of FIRST ATTENDANCES in the quarter, which were new PATIENT REGISTRATIONS, i.e. PATIENTS who were newly registered at the genitourinary clinic, as opposed to a new episode for a previously registered PATIENT.

    NB. If information is not available, please enter "Nil" in the appropriate boxes of the form.

    Total attendances in the quarter - Male Total Row

  1. Male Total Row: FIRST ATTENDANCES Column: Record here the total FIRST ATTENDANCES in the quarter for male PATIENTS

  1. Male Total Row: Of which new patients Column: Record here the number of FIRST ATTENDANCES in the quarter for male PATIENTS, who were new PATIENT REGISTRATIONS in that quarter.

  1. Male Total Row: Subsequent attendances Column: Record here the number of subsequent attendances in the quarter for male PATIENTS

    Total attendances in the quarter - Of which homo/bisexual Row

  1. The indicator for SEXUAL ORIENTATION identifies that male PATIENTS are homo/bisexual.

  1. Of which homo/bisexual Row: FIRST ATTENDANCES Column: Record here the total FIRST ATTENDANCES in the quarter for males PATIENT, who are homo/bisexual.

  1. Of which homo/bisexual Row: Of which new patients Column: Record here the number of FIRST ATTENDANCES in the quarter for homo/bisexual male PATIENTS, who were new PATIENT REGISTRATIONS in that quarter

  1. Of which homo/bisexual Row: Subsequent attendances Column: Record here the number of subsequent attendances in the quarter for male PATIENTS, who are homo/bisexual

    Total attendances in the quarter - Female Total Row

  1. Female Total Row: FIRST ATTENDANCES Column: Record here the total FIRST ATTENDANCES in the quarter for female PATIENTS

  1. Female Total Row: Of which new patients Column: Record here the number of FIRST ATTENDANCES in the quarter for female PATIENTS, who were new PATIENT REGISTRATIONS in that quarter

  1. Female Total Row: Subsequent attendances Column: Record here the number of subsequent attendances in the quarter for female PATIENTS

    Incoming telephone calls for clinical advice or results

  1. FIRST ATTENDANCES Column: Include here the total number of incoming telephone calls for clinical advice or results


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KC62 B 1

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KC62: Adult Screening Programmes - Breast Screening

Table B: Routine invitation to previous non-attenders

This table reports the PERSONS IN A SCREENING PROGRAMME for Breast Screening whose SCREENING STATUS is routine recall and the last SCREENING TEST INVITATION resulted in ATTENDED OR DID NOT ATTEND of Patient arrived late and could not be seen or Appointment cancelled by the patient or Did not attend - no advance warning given.

Part B1: Invitations and Outcomes

  1. This is a summary of the outcomes of screening and assessment of all women invited and/or screened.

    Age at first offered appointment (first column)

  1. This is derived from the BIRTH DATE of the PERSON. Line 01 includes all women who were aged 44 or less at the time of the date of their first offered appointment for screening in the period covered by the return. Lines 02 to 09 include women in specified age groups. Line 10 includes all women who were aged 75 or over. Line 11 gives the total of all women in lines 03 to 08, giving a summary of the women in the NHS Breast Screening Programme target age range of 50 to 70 - the SCREENING POPULATION. Line 12 gives the total of all women in lines 01 to 10 regardless of age.

  1. This is derived from the PERSON BIRTH DATE of the PERSON. Line 01 includes all women who were aged 44 or less at the time of the date of their first offered appointment for screening in the period covered by the return. Lines 02 to 09 include women in specified age groups. Line 10 includes all women who were aged 75 or over. Line 11 gives the total of all women in lines 03 to 08, giving a summary of the women in the NHS Breast Screening Programme target age range of 50 to 70 - the SCREENING POPULATION. Line 12 gives the total of all women in lines 01 to 10 regardless of age.

  1. Lines 13 - 24 in Part B2 Assessment and lines 25 - 36 in Part B3 Cancers diagnosed follow the pattern described above.

    Number of women invited (column 1)

  1. Count of SCREENING TEST INVITATIONS where the first SCREENING TEST INVITATION has a TEST DATE OFFERED in the period covered by the return.

    Lost to follow-up after technically inadequate screening mammogram (column 2)

  1. Count of women whose SCREENING TEST RESULT classification was Inadequate test, and for whom no REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT was made.

    Number screened (technically adequate) (column 3)

  1. Count of women with a SCREENING TEST DATE in the period covered by the return whose SCREENING TEST RESULT classification was not Inadequate test.
    Outcome of initial screen : Not known (column 4)

  1. Count of women with a valid SCREENING TEST DATE but where no BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME has been recorded.

    Outcome of initial screen: Routine recall (column 5)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Routine recall.
    Outcome of initial screen: Early recall (column 6)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Early recall but without a REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT.
    Outcome of initial screen: Referred for assessment (column 7)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT. This covers all the women reported in columns 8 to 12.

    Final outcome of assessment: Failed to attend for assessment (column 8)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT who failed to attend for all required assessment appointments and for whom there is no BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME.

    Final outcome of assessment: Outcome of assessment not known (column 9)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE but where no BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME has been recorded.

    Final outcome of assessment: Routine recall (column 10)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE and a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Routine recall.
    Final outcome of assessment: Early recall (column 11)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE and a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Early recall.
    Final outcome of assessment: Cancer (column 12)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE and a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Cancer diagnosed. The total recorded in this column will equal the total recorded in columns 13, 18 and 24.
    Part B2: Assessment

  1. This part breaks down the outcomes of assessment by the procedures involved for all women assessed as a result of screening.

    Cancer diagnosed without cytology or histology (column 13)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE whose BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification was Cancer diagnosed, but who had no REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY or a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY where the PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification was not Cytology and the BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification was Inconclusive.
    Referred for cytology and/or core biopsy (column 14)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment and a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy.
    Not referred for open biopsy: No result recorded/inadequate result (column 15)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment and a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women did not complete any or all procedures within 6 months of the date of the screen or had no BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME recorded.
    Not referred for open biopsy: Routine recall (column 16)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment, a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Routine recall.
    Not referred for open biopsy: Early recall (column 17)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment, a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Early recall.
    Not referred for open biopsy: Cancer (column 18)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment, a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Cancer diagnosed.
    Referred for open biopsy (column 19)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy followed by a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy).
    Total referred for open biopsy (column 20)

  1. Total count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy).
    Up to and including open biopsy: No result/inadequate result (column 21)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification of Inconclusive or Biopsy not done or result not yet known or did not attend for the biopsy within 6 months of the date of the SCREENING TEST having no recorded DATE BIOPSY TAKEN.
    Up to and including open biopsy: Result: Benign/normal: Routine recall (column 22)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification is Benign or negative. The BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification for these women is Routine recall.
    Up to and including open biopsy: Result: Benign/normal: Early recall (column 23)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification is Benign or negative. The BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification for these women is Early recall.
    Up to and including open biopsy: Cancer (column 24)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification is Positive; i.e. cancer diagnosed. The BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification for these women is Cancer diagnosed.

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KC62 C1 1

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KC62: Adult Screening Programmes - Breast Screening

Table C1: Routine invitation to previous attenders (Last screen within 5 years)

This table reports the PERSON IN A SCREENING PROGRAMME for Breast Screening whose SCREENING STATUS is routine recall and the last SCREENING TEST was within 5 years.

Part C1/1: Invitations and Outcomes

  1. This is a summary of the outcomes of screening and assessment of all women invited and/or screened.

    Age at first offered appointment (first column)

  1. This is derived from the BIRTH DATE of the PERSON. Line 01 includes all women who were aged 44 or less at the time of the date of their first offered appointment for screening in the period covered by the return. Lines 02 to 09 include women in specified age groups. Line 10 includes all women who were aged 75 or over. Line 11 gives the total of all women in lines 03 to 08, giving a summary of the women in the NHS Breast Screening Programme target age range of 50 to 70 - the SCREENING POPULATION. Line 12 gives the total of all women in lines 01 and 10 regardless of age.

  1. This is derived from the PERSON BIRTH DATE of the PERSON. Line 01 includes all women who were aged 44 or less at the time of the date of their first offered appointment for screening in the period covered by the return. Lines 02 to 09 include women in specified age groups. Line 10 includes all women who were aged 75 or over. Line 11 gives the total of all women in lines 03 to 08, giving a summary of the women in the NHS Breast Screening Programme target age range of 50 to 70 - the SCREENING POPULATION. Line 12 gives the total of all women in lines 01 and 10 regardless of age.

  1. Lines 13 - 24 in Part C1/2 Assessment and lines 25 - 36 in Part C1/2 Cancers diagnosed follow the pattern described above.

    Number of women invited (column 1)

  1. Count of SCREENING TEST INVITATIONS where the first SCREENING TEST INVITATIONhas a PERSON in the period covered by the return.

    Lost to follow-up after technically inadequate screening mammogram (column 2)

  1. Count of women whose SCREENING TEST RESULT classification was Inadequate test, and for whom no REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT was made.

    Number screened (technically adequate) (column 3)

  1. Count of women with a SCREENING TEST DATE in the period covered by the return whose SCREENING TEST RESULT classification was not Inadequate test.
    Outcome of initial screen : Not known (column 4)

  1. Count of women with a valid SCREENING TEST DATE but where no BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME has been recorded.

    Outcome of initial screen: Routine recall (column 5)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Routine recall.
    Outcome of initial screen: Early recall (column 6)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Early recall but without a REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT.
    Outcome of initial screen: Referred for assessment (column 7)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT. This covers all the women reported in columns 8 to 12.

    Final outcome of assessment: Failed to attend for assessment (column 8)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BREAST ASSESSMENT who failed to attend for all required assessment appointments and for whom there is no BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME.

    Final outcome of assessment: Outcome of assessment not known (column 9)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE but where no BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME has been recorded

    Final outcome of assessment: Routine recall (column 10)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE and a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Routine recall.
    Final outcome of assessment: Early recall (column 11)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE and a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Early recall.
    Final outcome of assessment: Cancer (column 12)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE and a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Cancer diagnosed. The total recorded in this column will equal the total recorded in columns 13, 18 and 24.
    Part C1/2: Assessment

  1. This part breaks down the outcomes of assessment by the procedures involved for all women assessed as a result of screening.

    Cancer diagnosed without cytology or histology (column 13)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST ASSESSMENT DATE whose BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification was Cancer diagnosed, but who had no REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY or aREFERRAL FOR BIOPSY where the PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification was not Cytology and the BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification was Inconclusive.
    Referred for cytology and/or core biopsy (column 14)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment and a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy.
    Not referred for open biopsy: No result recorded/inadequate result (column 15)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment and a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women did not complete any or all procedures within 6 months of the date of the screen or had no BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME recorded.
    Not referred for open biopsy: Routine recall (column 16)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment, a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Routine recall.
    Not referred for open biopsy: Early recall (column 17)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment, a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Early recall.
    Not referred for open biopsy: Cancer (column 18)

  1. Count of women with a BREAST CANCER SCREENING TEST OUTCOME classification of Referred for assessment, a subsequent REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy but without any PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification of Cancer diagnosed.
    Referred for open biopsy (column 19)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Cytology or Core biopsy followed by a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy).
    Total referred for open biopsy (column 20)

  1. Total count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy).
    Up to and including open biopsy: No result/inadequate result (column 21)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). These women have a BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification of Inconclusive or Biopsy not done or result not yet known or did not attend for the biopsy within 6 months of the date of the SCREENING TEST having no recorded DATE BIOPSY TAKEN.
    Up to and including open biopsy: Result: Benign/normal: Routine recall (column 22)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification is Benign or negative. The BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification for these women is Routine recall.
    Up to and including open biopsy: Result: Benign/normal: Early recall (column 23)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification is Benign or negative. The BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification for these women is Early recall.
    Up to and including open biopsy: Cancer (column 24)

  1. Count of women with a REFERRAL FOR BIOPSY with a PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATION TYPE classification of Histology (open biopsy). The BIOPSY REFERRAL OUTCOME classification is Positive; i.e. cancer diagnosed. The BREAST ASSESSMENT FINAL OUTCOME classification for these women is Cancer diagnosed.

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AD010 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - PERSON DETAILS

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 AD010 Core Administrative Data - Person Details 


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    AD020 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - ORGANISATION DETAILS

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     AD020 Core Administrative Data - Organisation Details 


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      AD030 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - ADDRESS & GEOGRAPHIC AREA DETAILS

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       AD030 Core Administrative Data - Address & Geographic Area Details 


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        AD040 CORE ADMINISTRATIVE DATA - OTHER ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONS

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         AD040 Core Administrative Data - Other Address Associations 


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          CDS020 PATIENT DETAILS - ALL CDS TYPES

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           CDS020 Patient Details - all CDS Types 


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            CDS030 REFERRAL DETAILS - ALL CDS TYPES

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             CDS030 Referral Details - all CDS Types 


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              CL010 PERSON OBSERVATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS

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               CL010 Person Observations and Characteristics 


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                CMDS030 GP REFERRAL LETTERS CMDS

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                  AD010

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                  AD010 - Core Administrative Data - Person Details

                  1. This diagram shows the classes concerned with the administrative data recorded for PERSONS.

                    Each PERSON must have one PERSON IDENTIFIER which is their primary identifier.

                  1. A person may act in a different number of PERSON ROLES IN ORGANISATIONS each of which is identified by a PERSON IDENTIFIER by an ORGANISATION or HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. A PERSON may be a PATIENT in a number of different ORGANISATIONS and each of these instances is a PATIENT ORGANISATION.

                  1. A person may act in a different number of PERSON ROLES IN ORGANISATIONS each of which is identified by a PERSON IDENTIFIER by an ORGANISATION or HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. A PERSON may be a PATIENT in a number of different ORGANISATIONS and each of these instances is a PATIENT ORGANISATION.

                  1. A PERSON has their PERSON NAME recorded in a structured or unstructured format. PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED has a person name type of "Whole Name". PERSON NAME STRUCTURED allows resequencing of the PERSON NAME by breaking the name by person name word type into Title, Family Name, Forename and Suffix. In addition PERSON NAME STRUCTURED allows person name types of "Preferred Name" and "Birth Name".

                  1. A PERSON may have many PERSON CHARACTERISTICS. Examples of these CHARACTERISTICS relating to administrative data are SEX, ETHNIC CATEGORY, ETHNIC GROUP and MARITAL STATUS.

                  1. A PERSON may be contacted using many TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS.

                  1. A PERSON has their PERSON NAME recorded in a structured or unstructured format. PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED has a Referenced object not found of 'Person Full Name' or 'Person Requested Name'. PERSON NAME STRUCTURED allows resequencing of the PERSON NAME by breaking the name by PERSON NAME WORD TYPE into Person: Title; Family Name; Given Name; Name Suffix and Initials. In addition PERSON NAME STRUCTURED allows PERSON NAME CLASSIFICATION of 'Preferred Name', 'Birth Name', 'Married Name' and 'Alias'.

                  1. A PERSON may have many PERSON CHARACTERISTICS. Examples of these CHARACTERISTICS relating to administrative data are PERSON GENDER, ETHNIC CATEGORY, ETHNIC GROUP and PERSON MARITAL STATUS.

                  1. A PERSON may be contacted using many COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION.

                  1. A PERSON may have many ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONS e.g. Main Permanent Residence or Correspondence address. Each ADDRESS ASSOCIATION is linked to a known ADDRESS. An ADDRESS is stored only once and may be associated with many PERSONS or ORGANISATIONS.(See AD020).

                  1. Each ADDRESS may be defined as being in many GEOGRAPHIC AREAS and may have a corresponding ADDRESS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREA entry. In addition each ADDRESS must fall within one Postcode area. (see AD030).

                  1. A PERSON may be subject to REGISTRATION with a GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER. A GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER is in turn a GENERAL PRACTITIONER, who is a HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL, a PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION.


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                  AD020

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                  AD020 - Core Administrative Data - Organisation Details

                  1. This diagram shows the classes concerned with the administrative data recorded for ORGANISATIONS.

                  1. An ORGANISATION may have a number of ORGANISATION STRUCTURES associated with it. Management structures, which are assumed to be hierarchical are of type "Sub-Division Of". Other structures may be recorded such as contractual, partner, & accountable and superseded by relationships with other ORGANISATIONS.

                  1. An ORGANISATION is uniquely identified by an ORGANISATION CODE. However a number of ORGANISATION IDENTIFIERS that are created by other ORGANISATIONS can also be recorded.

                  1. A ORGANISATION may be contacted using many TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS.

                  1. A ORGANISATION may be contacted using many COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION.

                  1. A ORGANISATION may have many ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONs such as Main Business Premises or Invoice address. Each ADDRESS ASSOCIATION is linked to a known ADDRESS. An ADDRESS is stored only once and may be associated with many PERSONS or ORGANISATIONS.(See AD010).

                  1. Each ADDRESS may be defined as being in many GEOGRAPHIC AREAS and may have a corresponding ADDRESS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREA entry. (see AD030).

                  1. An ORGANISATION may have many PERSONS that undertake a PERSON ROLE IN ORGANISATION.


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                  AD030

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                  AD030 - Core Administrative Data - Address & Geographic Area Details

                  1. This diagram shows the classes concerned with the administrative data recorded for ADDRESSES, TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS, and GEOGRAPHIC AREAS.

                  1. This diagram shows the classes concerned with the administrative data recorded for ADDRESSES, COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION, and GEOGRAPHIC AREAS.

                  1. A ORGANISATION or PERSON may be contacted using many TELE- COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS. A TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING may be the contact string for an ADDRESS.

                  1. A ORGANISATION or PERSON may be contacted using many TELE- COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS. A COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION may be the contact string for an ADDRESS.

                  1. A ORGANISATION or PERSON may have many ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONS. Each ADDRESS ASSOCIATION is linked to a known ADDRESS. An ADDRESS is stored only once and may be associated with many PERSONS or ORGANISATIONS.

                  1. Each ADDRESS may be defined as being in many GEOGRAPHIC AREAS and may have a corresponding ADDRESS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREA entry.

                  1. As an alternative to, or in addition to describing a GEOGRAPHIC AREA by a set of ADDRESS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS an area may be defined as a set of POSTCODES IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS.

                  1. A GEOGRAPHIC AREA range from PRIMARY CARE TRUST and STRATEGIC HEALTH AUTHORITY, to Local Authority, GP Practice and Metropolitan areas.

                  1. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS may be built up into hierarchical and other structures using GEOGRAPHIC AREA RELATIONSHIPS. These structures make setting up complex area definitions easier and more manageable.


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                  GLOSSARY OF TERMS

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                  Glossary of Terms


                  The Glossary lists commonly used terms in alphabetical order. These terms are not defined and therefore do not have an class or attribute. Each entry in the Glossary is shown with its related class and attribute where appropriate.

                  For example 'Booked Admission' is shown as relating to the class ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY. ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY has an attribute ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPES and reference to the attribute definition will identify that 'Booked Admission' is one of the national code classifications of ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPES.

                  Class Attribute
                  Admission
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL START DATE
                  Annual Census
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL START DATE
                  OPERATIVE PROCEDURE  
                  LEGAL STATUS MENTAL CATEGORY
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL DISCHARGE DATE
                  PATIENT DIAGNOSIS DIAGNOSIS
                  Bed
                  WARD OPERATIONAL PLAN  
                  Booked Admission
                  ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE
                  Code of General Practitioner
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPES
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
                  Consultant Code
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPES
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
                  Consultant Name
                  PERSON NAME  
                  Day Case Admission
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL PATIENT CLASSIFICATION
                  Diagnostic Services
                  PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT  
                  RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT  
                  ISOTOPE PROCEDURE DEPARTMENT  
                  PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT DEPARTMENTS  
                  PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT DEPARTMENT  
                  Discharge
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL DISCHARGE DATE
                  Drop-In Clinic
                  REFERRAL REQUEST OUT-PATIENT CLINIC REFERRING INDICATOR
                  Emergency Admission
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL ADMISSION METHOD
                  Emergency Journey
                  EMERGENCY TRANSPORT REQUEST  
                  General Practitioner Name
                  PERSON NAME  
                  GMC or GDC Number
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPES
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
                  Local Patient Identifier
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPES
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
                  Maternity Admission
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL ADMISSION METHOD
                  Neonate
                  PATIENT  
                  Notional Half Day (NHD)
                  EMPLOYEE CONTRACT EMPLOYEE CONTRACTED NOTIONAL HALF DAYS
                  Nurse Identifier
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPES
                  PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
                  Nurse Name
                  PERSON NAME  
                  One Stop Clinic
                  REFERRAL REQUEST OUT-PATIENT CLINIC REFERRING INDICATOR
                  Ordinary Admission
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL PATIENT CLASSIFICATION
                  Organisation Postcode
                  ADDRESS POSTCODE
                  ADDRESS ASSOCIATION  
                  Organisation Address
                  ADDRESS ASSOCIATION ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE
                  Patient Name
                  PERSON NAME  
                  Patients Usual Address
                  ADDRESS ASSOCIATION ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE
                  Planned Admission
                  ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE
                  Postcode of Usual Address
                  ADDRESS POSTCODE
                  Regular Day Admission
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL PATIENT CLASSIFICATION
                  Sex
                  SEX  
                  PERSON GENDER  
                  CLINIC ATTENDANCE FAMILY PLANNING FAMILY PLANNING SEX OF PATIENT
                  DRUG MISUSER DRUG MISUSER SEX
                  FAMILY PLANNING DOMICILIARY VISITS
                  FAMILY PLANNING DOMICILIARY VISIT
                  Special/Planned Journey
                  SPECIAL TRANSPORT REQUEST  
                  PLANNED TRANSPORT REQUESTS TRANSPORT NEED
                  PLANNED TRANSPORT REQUEST TRANSPORT NEED
                  Telephone Number
                  TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING TELE-COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD
                  COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD
                    TELE-COMMUNICATION ACCESS CODES
                    COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
                  Two Man/One Man Crew
                  TRANSPORT REQUIREMENT TRANSPORT NEED
                  TCI (To Come In Date)
                  OFFER OF ADMISSION OFFERED FOR ADMISSION DATE
                  Unit of Medical Time (UMT)
                  EMPLOYEE CONTRACT CONTRACTED UNITS OF MEDICAL TIME BASIC
                  CONTRACTED UNITS OF MEDICAL TIME CLASS A
                  CONTRACTED UNITS OF MEDICAL TIME CLASS B
                  Urgent Journey
                  TRANSPORT REQUEST  
                  Waiting List Admission
                  HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL ADMISSION METHOD
                  Ward Transfer
                  WARD STAY END DATE
                  WARD STAY TERMINATION REASON
                  Whole Time Equivalent (WTE)
                  STAFFING LEVEL PLANNED  

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