National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2023–24
Identifying and definitional attributes
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The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program national best endeavours data set (NBCSP NBEDS) comprises a set of standardised data definitions used for monitoring the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. This NBEDS includes information on people who have or will be participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
This metadata set is not mandated for collection, i.e. it reflects best practice when collecting data in relation to bowel screening rather than a nationally mandated set of data that must be provided.
It is intended to be used by the National Cancer Screening Register. It can also be used by a wider range of health and health-related professionals who collect and/or use the data in relation to the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
It provides concise, unambiguous definitions for items related to the Program and aims to ensure the standardised methodology of data collection.
The data set covers data in the following areas:
General Practitioner consultations are not included at this stage.
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