Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set
The primary purpose of the Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set (PCCMDS) is to allow the operation of the National Tariff Payment System (NTPS) within paediatric critical care. It provides a record of what happens to a patient when they receive care in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) or other critical care setting suitable for children.
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- NHS England
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- Data definitions and terminologies
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Record standards define what information to collect and how to format it, for example when registering a new patient.
Data definitions and terminologies define the format of individual data items so they can be consistently represented, for example dates or medication names. Reference sets and controlled lists are also included.
Technical standards and specifications specify how to make information available technically including how the data is structured and transported.
Information codes of practice are legal or best practice guidelines on how information should be handled.
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Topics and care settings
- Reference data
- Care setting
- Urgent and Emergency Care
Dependencies and related standards
No known dependencies
- Related standards
- DSCN 14/2006 Neonatal Critical Care Minimum Data Set
- DSCN 01/2007 Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set
- ISB 0092 Commissioning Data Sets (CDS)
Assurance and endorsements
- Reference code for standards issued as requirements in England
- Quality assurance
This standard has been approved by the Standardisation committee for care information (legacy) and published as an information standard notice (ISN).
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Page last updated: 22 November 2022