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DSCNs 2003

 

The DSCNs listed below are now operational with, if applicable, changes applied to the Data Dictionary.

DSCN Ref (Wales)

DSCN Ref (England)

Description

Issue Date

Implementation Date

Data Dict. Ver.

10/03(W)

61/2002

Data Standards: NHS Numbers for Babies

April 2003

29/10/02

2.4

16/03(W)

**No English Equiv

Introducing the New Local Health Board (LHBs) Codes

February 2003

1st April 2003

2.4

 

17/03(W)

02/2003

Amendments to International Statistical Classification Of Diseases And Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision (ICD-10)

April 2003

1st April 2004

n/a

 

 21/03(W)

**No English Equiv

Introducing the new codes for the Business Service Centre sites

April 2003

1st April 2003

2.4

 22/03(W)

**No English Equiv

Removing references to Health Authorities and replacing with Local Health Boards

April 2003

1st April 2003

2.4

39/03(W)

 

Amndt

**No English Equiv

Re-use of Health Authority of Residence data item to facilitate coding of LHB Area of Residence on APC, EAL and Outpatient Activity MDS

August 2003

Immediate (Effective from 1st April 2003)

2.4

 

51/03(W)

**No English Equiv

Waiting Times Information Service: Reduced Specialty List

December 2003

31st March 2003 (this is a retrospective DSCN)

n/a

52/03(W)

WHC (2002)059 & WHC(2003)052

Diagnostic & Therapy Waiting Times

December 2003

May 2003 (this is a retrospective DSCN)

2.4