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DSCNs 2020

 

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

DSCN

Welsh Health Circular (WHC)/ WG Official Letter Ref

Description

Issue Date

Implementation Date

Data Dict. Ver.

 2020 / 01      Defining Outpatient Activity (Virtual Clinics) – Phase One 30th January 2020 19th December 2019 4.11
2020 / 02   Maternity Indicators Data Set (AMD) 4th February 2020 1st March 2020 4.11
2020 / 03   111 Service Case Types and Priorities 3rd March 2020 October 2020 4.11
2020 / 04   OPCS 4.9 12th March 2020 1st April 2020 4.11
2020 / 05   Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 Data Collection (AMD)  12th March 2020 1st April 2020 4.11
2020 / 06   Core Reference Data Standards 22nd June 2020 Immediate effect with phased approach to implementation 4.11
2020 / 07   National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Breast 25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 08    National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Gynaecology 25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 09  
National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Head and Neck
 
25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 10   National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Thyroid 25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 11   National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Colorectal 25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 12   National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Haematology 25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 13    National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Lung 25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 14   National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) 25th June 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
 
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 15   Children and Young People Neurodevelopment Assessment - Wait Times 4th August 2020 1st April 2020 4.11
2020 / 16   Admitted Patient Care Data Set – Weekly Submission and inclusion of Unfinished Episodes 9th September 2020 22nd September for first weekly submission 4.11
2020 / 17    Subsidiary ICD Diagnostic Code 9th September 2020 Tuesday 27th October APC  Tuesday 20th October OP 4.11
2020 / 18   Outpatient Follow-Up Delay Reporting (AMD) 30th September 2020 September 2020 for August 2020 data
4.11
2020 / 19   Substance Misuse Data Set – Additional Treatment Modality  7th October 2020 November 2020 Submission (to include client data from 1st April 2020 for the additional Treatment Modality 11 - Substitute Opioid Prescribing (Injectable Buprenorphine)  4.11
2020 / 20   NHS Wales Document Metadata Standard  12th October 2020 1st October 2020 4.11
2020 / 21   Single Cancer Pathway - Core 15th October 2020 1st January 2021 (First submission 28th February 2021 for January 2021 data) 4.11
2020 / 22   Single Cancer Pathway – Adjustments 15th October 2020 1st January 2021 (First submission 28th February 2021 for January 2021 data) 4.11
2020 / 23   Eye Care Prioritisation Measures (AMD) 15th October 2020 November 2020 submission (October 2020 data) 4.11
 2020 / 24   National Cancer Data Standards  for Wales – Site Specific - Sarcoma 5th November 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 25   National Cancer Data Standards
for Wales – Patient Group Specific – Teenage Young Adult
5th November 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 26   National Cancer Data Standards
for Wales – Site Specific – Urology
5th November 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 27   Outpatient Activity (Virtual Clinics) – Phase Two 5th November 2020 October 2020 4.11
2020 / 28   Single Cancer Pathway – Core (AMD) 9th December 2020 1st January 2021 (January 2021 data to be published March 2021) 4.11
2020 / 29   National Cancer Data Standards
for Wales – Patient Group Specific – Childhood
10th December 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 30   National Cancer Data Standards
for Wales – Acute Oncology Service (AOS)
10th December 2020 The Cancer Informatics Solution (CIS) MUST comply with this Standard with immediate effect.
Services/data providers, however, MUST operate to ‘business as usual’ in terms of the data being collected and reported (see section Actions Required in this Notice)
4.11
2020 / 31   National Cancer Data Standards
for Wales – Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT)
10th December 2020 With immediate effect (or as soon as practicable following necessary updates to ChemoCare) 4.11