New Standard - ISB 1521 Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset
The ISB has approved the publication of COSD, the new national standard for supporting cancer in the NHS in England.
The Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care has approved the publication of ISB 1521 Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset (COSD).
COSD is a compiled dataset which provides the standard for secondary uses information required to support implementation and monitoring of Improving Outcomes: a Strategy for Cancer.
It replaces the previous National Cancer Dataset as the new national standard for reporting cancer in the NHS in England. It incorporates a revised generic Cancer Registration Dataset (CRDS) and additional clinical and pathology site specific data items relevant to different tumour types.
All documents are available on the release page.