An XML Schema item included as part of an Information Standard usually includes:
The Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set provides a standard for secondary uses information required to support implementation and monitoring of Improving Outcomes: A Strategy for Cancer.
Commissioning Data Sets form the basis of data on activity carried out by organisations reported centrally for monitoring and payment purposes. They support the current Healthcare Resource Group (HRG) version for calculation of payment to trusts and monitoring of other initiatives.
The Community Services Data Set collects information for people who are in contact with NHS-funded Community Health Services.
The Diagnostic Imaging Data Set collects information on diagnostic imaging tests.
The HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set collects information on patients who are newly diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or newly transferred to other Health Care Providers.
The Information Sharing to Tackle Violence Minimum Data Set collects anonymised information on patients presenting at Accident and Emergency Departments for treatment as a result of a violent assault. This information is to be shared with Community Safety Partnerships (formerly known as Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships in England) to reduce community violence.
The Maternity Services Data Set collects information on mothers and children.
The National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set supports the continued management and monitoring of cancer waiting times.