Core data set documents
Data Set H
Data Set I
Data Set J
Data Set K
Data Set L
Adult treatment documents
Business definition for adult drug treatment providers
Overview of Core Data Set for managers of drug treatment agencies.
Guidance for treatment providers on the implementation of new NDTMS data items.
Business definition for adult alcohol treatment providers
Overview of Core Data Set for managers of alcohol treatment agencies.
Guidance for adult alcohol treatment providers
Guidance on the alcohol data collection requirement, including which services should report to NDTMS, what data is being collected and why, and confidentiality and consent issues
FAQs for new discharge codes
Young people's treatment documents
Business definition for young people's treatment providers
Overview of Core Data Set for managers of young people’s treatment agencies.
Guidance for young persons' treatment providers
Guidance on the data collection requirement, including which services should report to NDTMS, what data is being collected and why, and confidentiality and consent issues
Core Dataset L for Young Persons
FAQ document in relation to Young Person
Prison treatment documents
Business definition for prison establishment treatment providers
Overview of Core Data Set for managers of prison establishment treatment agencies
Note: This document is currently only applicable to early adopter sites
Guidance for Prison establishment treatment providers
Gudance on the data collection requierment, including what data is being collected and why, the confidentiality and consent issues.
Reference data in use within the NTA to support data collection and analysis. Defined as (relatively) static data. Generally employed as a means of validating data entry and is typically used to control the order and content of drop-down lists etc.
Guidance to IT managers within treatment agencies and/or IT companies on the Core Data Set
CSV input file format
Definition of the file format for the Comma separated variable (CSV) used as the primary means of inputting the Core Data Set items into the NDTMS database
A list of Drug Action Team, Primary Care Trust and Local Authority combinations, sorted by Strategic Health Authority
Verification rules – (error messages)
Verification rule error messages and the severity setting (FATAL, ERROR or WARNING) of each one.
Verification rules – (information messages)
Functionality to be included in software supplier’s applications to assist NDTMS Treatment Providers in providing accurate and timely completion and entry of Treatment Outcome Profile (TOP) forms.
Supplier test scenarios
The test scenarios that must be covered within the sample files submitted to the NDTMS Development Team.
|NDTMS Data Quality Framework|
NDTMS Data Quality Metrics, Data Verification Metrics and Access Application User Guide. This document is to explains how NDTMS data quality is monitored and in which areas, as well as detailing the scoring mechanism of each metric.
|NDTMS Data Quality Metrics 2009/2011|