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DSCNs 2008

 

The Following DSCNs have been approved by the Welsh Information Governance and Standards Board. Changes will be reflected in the NHS Wales Data Dictionary.

DSCN Reference (Wales)

(E) DSCN/WHC/ Ministerial Letter Ref

Description

Issue Date

Implementation Date

Data Dict. Ver.

DSCN (2008) 01 (W)

WHC (2007) 014

To mandate the data item ‘Local Health Board’ in the RTT return

7th May 2008

1st April 2008

v 2.19

DSCN (2008) 02 (W)

WHC (2008) 022

Trust Mergers

20th May 2008

1st April 2008

v 2.19

DSCN (2008) 03 (W)

WHC (2006) 018

To update the Coverage of Vaccinations Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Return to include additional immunisations.

20th May

2008

1st April 2008

v 2.19

DSCN (2008) 04 (W)

WHC (2007) 086

Introduction of Accident and Emergency Definitions

2nd June 2008

1st April 2008

v2.19

DSCN (2008) 05 (W)

EH/ML/010/08

Outpatient Referrals Data Set

   

v2.19

DSCN (2008) 06 (W)

WHC (2008) 022

North Wales Trust Merger

20th August 2008

1st July 2008

v2.19

 

DSCN (2008) 07 (W)

 

n/a

The Introduction of Valid Period Date Ranges for Data Items within the APC Data Set

1st September 2008

1st September 2008

v2.20

DSCN (2008) 08 (W)

WHC (2008) 039

Referral to Treatment Patient Tracking Report

4th September 2008

1st September 2008

v2.20

DSCN (2008) 09 (W)

EH/ML/019/08

Access to Core Sexual Health Services

17th October 2008

October 2008

v2.21

DSCN (2008) 10 (W)

EH/ML/020/08

Recording and Reporting of Outpatient Pre-Operative Assessment Activity

17th February 2009

 

 2008 / 09

v2.21

DSCN (2008) 11 (W)

 

To change the reporting requirements of Angiogram waits.

 

To cease the reporting of Angioplasties.

9th December 2008

December 2008

v2.21