These documents describe the electronic file format used to send data to the Maternity Operational Data Store, including layout, error messages and business rules used to validate the data fields with the DHB Maternity records file.

The following specification documents are provided to cover the data collected.

Download: XSD schema documents - ZIP, 17 KB

The following XSD schema documents the set of rules to which the XML files must conform in order to be considered 'valid'

Download: Service manual - DOCX, 3.1 MB

The following is the service manual to assist DHBs in delivering DHB primary maternity data to the ministry.