Information for Cleft Teams
Data Collection Milestones for 2020 - Revised in light of Covid-19 pandemic
We hope everyone is well and staying safe in these challenging times.
We are aware that in all regions of the UK cleft-related surgeries and outpatient clinics have been suspended due to Covid-19. With this in mind, and following consultation with the Chair of the Cleft Development Group, we have revised the plan for audit reporting in 2020 as follows:
If local services have any capacity for CRANE-related work, we would ask that patient registration be prioritised.
At this difficult time, we thank you all for what are currently doing for the country.
Timeline and outcome data required for 2020 Annual Report by 26 June 2020
26 June 2020: Data collection cut off for 2020 Annual Report.
October / November 2020: Review of report at Cleft Development Group meeting (specific date TBC).
November / December 2020: Publication of 2020 Annual Report (specific date TBC).
We will report outcomes for patients born in 2004 to 2014. For patients whose outcome data are available and have not previously been submitted, please submit the following information required for each birth year.
Outcome \ Birth years
Weight at 5 years
Height at 5 years
Decayed, missing or filled teeth in primary dentition (dmft) at 5 years
Decayed, missing or filled teeth in primary dentition (DMFT) at 10 years
Speech (CP/UCLP/BCLP cases only) at 5 years
Psychology (incl. TIM and SDQ) at 5 years
Outcomes are not required where patients have declined consent.
The Outcomes Record data download allows you to review the data that has been submitted to date by birth year and outcome type - please contact us if you require help using the download.
Information Leaflet and Parental Consent Forms
The following documents have been prepared to help you gain documented consent from parents or carers who are speakers of English, Welsh, Polish and Urdu.
CRANE Database Information Leaflet - August 2018 - English
CRANE Database Data Linkage Leaflet - August 2018 - English
CRANE Database Parental Consent Form - August 2018 - English
The Welsh, Polish and Urdu translations below are of our previous information leaflets and consent documents - updated versions of the 2018 documents will be made available when completed:
CRANE Database Information Leaflet - April 2013 - Welsh
CRANE Database Parental Consent Form - October 2010 - Welsh
CRANE Database Information Leaflet - April 2013 - Polish
CRANE Database Parental Consent Form - October 2010 - Polish
CRANE Database Information Leaflet - April 2013 - Urdu
CRANE Database Parental Consent Form - October 2010 - Urdu
CRANE Data Dictionary - detailing CRANE data collected
The following documents detail the data collected by the CRANE Database: