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DCB Notification

Dear subscriber

Please see below for details of our latest publication activity

Information standards

DCB3058 Compliance with National Data Opt-outs

This new information standard provides a set of requirements to ensure that all health and adult social care organisations in England can comply with the National data opt-out policy.

Applies to:

  • All health and adult social care organisations in England that handle confidential patient information.

The Information Standards Notice (ISN) provides an overview of the standard:

If you have any queries about this new standard you can contact the developers by emailing: newoptoutenquiries@nhs.net


Assurance activity

The Data Coordination Board (DCB) meets on a monthly basis to review and approve the assurance of information standards and data collections and you can view items under assurance, by upcoming DCB meeting date, on our DCB activity page.