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NHS Data Model and Dictionary

The NHS Data Model and Dictionary provides a reference point for assured information standards to support health care activities within the NHS in England.

It has been developed for everyone who is actively involved in the collection of data and the management of information in the NHS.

How to use the NHS Data Model and Dictionary?

The NHS Data Model and Dictionary can be accessed in the following ways to find the information you require:

Via data collections

Or

Archived publications