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Discover standards that help data work together for users in England

Use this service to find out about recognised published and future standards in health and adult social care.

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Including discharges, referrals, dosing and screening.

GP and Primary Care

Including referrals, diagnostics, and treatments.

Social care

Including referrals, end of life and personalised care.

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Including appointment bookings and clinical referrals.

Access to records

Including retrieving structured information from care records.


Including immunisations and adverse reactions.

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Includes commissioning, mental health, emergency and public health data sets and contract monitoring reporting.

Information standards

Includes standards for clinical and care records and dictionaries for medicines, devices and data.

Technical standards and specifications

Includes standards for interoperability and electronic data sharing.

Future standards

Discover future standards that could help data work together for users in health and adult social care within England.

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About standards

Get an introduction to standards in health and adult social care.

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Help and resources

Explore contacts and resources for teams building or buying technology in England.

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