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For information: Changes to dm+d and SNOMED CT UK Drug Extension
2 February 2023: Changes to dm+d and SNOMED CT Drug Extension are being made to reduce the potential for clinical errors across NHS clinical IT systems
2 February 2023
Changes are being made to the NHS Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) and SNOMED CT UK Drug Extension to reduce the potential for clinical errors across NHS clinical IT systems. The changes to the underlying terminology (dm+d) will impact IT systems differently. Pharmacy teams should liaise with their IT system suppliers to determine how the changes will impact their systems.