NHS Data Model and Dictionary external consultation September 2020

Closes 22 Sep 2020

Opened 9 Sep 2020

Overview

Public sector organisations, including NHS Digital, have a legal duty to make sure websites meet accessibility requirements, to help make sure online public services are accessible to all users, including those with disabilities.

For over 30 years the NHS has used the NHS Data Model and Dictionary as its primary source of data definitions.  It is regularly used by 30,000 people a month, because it underpins the NHS standard contracts and defines many of the data sets flowing to NHS Digital and other arms-length bodies.

We are now working towards the next version and this will be done in several phases including:

  • Changing the tools used to manage and publish the NHS Data Model and Dictionary
  • Introducing new functionality, for example, machine readable code lists
  • Broadening the scope from being predominantly focused on secondary uses of secondary care (NHS) data to supporting all uses of health and care data.

The first of these changes sees a new look responsive and accessible website.

The NHS Data Model and Dictionary Service thanks the Big Data Institute Oxford University for its support providing the Mauro Data Mapper tooling and expertise to publish the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

Why We Are Consulting

The Data Architecture team at NHS Digital has developed this survey in an attempt to capture your thoughts regarding the NHS Data Model and Dictionary. We would be very grateful if you would complete this survey.  

Please take a look at the beta version of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary using the link below and let us know your thoughts by completing the survey.

https://beta.datadictionary.nhs.uk/index.html

There are 16 questions in this survey.  The survey closes at midnight on Tuesday 22 September 2020.

 

The management system governing the provision of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary Service is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Give Us Your Views

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • GP Practice Managers
  • Clinicians
  • Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Public Health Organisations
  • Informatics Specialists
  • CIOs
  • Trust/Practice IT Staff
  • Information providers
  • Heads of Information
  • Information Managers
  • Data Quality Managers
  • Coding, Finance & Information Managers
  • Acute Non Foundation Trusts
  • Acute Foundation Trusts
  • Care Non Foundation Trusts
  • Care Foundation Trusts
  • Ambulance Non Foundation Trusts
  • Ambulance Foundation Trusts
  • Mental Health Non Foundation Trusts
  • Mental Health Foundation Trusts
  • GP Practices
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)
  • Special Health Authority (SpHA)
  • Arms Length Bodies
  • Commissioning Support Units (CSU)
  • NHS England
  • NHS England - Local Area Teams
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Acute Care
  • Community Care
  • Secondary Care
  • Ambulance Services
  • Out of Hours Services
  • Secondary Use Organisations
  • All Secondary Healthcare Providers
  • All Users of the Commissioning Data Sets
  • All Users of National Data Sets
  • All NHS organisations

Interests

  • Informatics
  • Commissioning
  • Information Standards
  • Data Set Change Notices
  • Data Collections
  • Commissioning Data Sets
  • Innovation