GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set Overview

Introduction

The GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set provides essential public health information about Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) diagnoses, treatments and SERVICES provided by Level 3 Genitourinary Medicine Services and commissioned Level 2 Sexual Health Services.

The GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set is used:

Data Extract Specification

Description:

Public Health England require Sexual Health Services to generate and provide a data extract in accordance with the GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set. These SERVICES include:

It should be noted that General Practitioners with Extended Roles (GPwERs) will only be included if they operate from a General Medical Practitioner Practice that has been commissioned to provide a Level 2 Sexual Health Service.

Time period: The extract must cover one calendar quarter.

Frequency: Reports must be run quarterly, 6 weeks after the end of the quarter.

Format: Data returned must be formatted into a single comma separated variable (csv) file. The data elements should be transmitted in the order specified in the GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set.

Transmission: Electronic files must be transmitted to Public Health England through a secure web portal on the Public Health England website. This web portal enables ORGANISATIONS to submit data files in a secure manner to the HIV and STI Department of Public Health England.  The web portal can be found at HIV & STI web portal.

Connection to the web portal requires a login account name and password at Public Health England. Please contact gumcad@phe.org.uk for access or more information.

Further guidance on the GUMCAD Sexually Transmitted Infection Surveillance System Data Set can be found on the Public Health England part of the gov.uk website at: STI Surveillance, data, screening and management.

Mandation

The Mandation column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

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