Mental Health Minimum Dataset

Root Definition

Provides the national data for mental health serviceservices used for a variety of purposes (commissioning, reporting, payments, etc), by collecting information on care delivered.

Customers

NHS Providers and Commissioners
NHS IT systems providers

Actors

NHS agencies (NICE, Monitor, NHS England)
NHS Providers and Commissioners
Professional bodies
IT Systems providers
SCCI

Transformations

Transforms data about mental health care activity into information

Weltenshauung

National data is an essential part of the operation of the health and social care system, and to track IAPT services it is important to have accurate and comprehensive data

Owner

HSCIC

Environment

There is a great thirst for information about the running of care services.
Collecting accurate information is complicated and costly.

Subsystems

NHS Data Dictionary
ICD10
OPCS
SNOMED CT

Contribution to the problem

At this stage it is not clear what the scope of this dataset is in relation to the IAPT dataset.