Data Sets

Data Sets provide the specification for data collections and for data analyses.

Within this publication, the names of Data Sets are styled like this: Maternity Services Data Set.

Data Sets bring together a collection of Data Elements into a specification for collection or analysis for a specific transaction, use case for data exchange or a specific outcome.

Types of data set include:
  • Administrative Data Sets
  • Commissioning Data Sets (CDS)
  • Central Return Data Sets
  • Clinical Content
  • Clinical Data Sets
  • Supporting Data Sets
Examples of Data Sets include: