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For information: Changes to NHS dm+d codes

9 November 2022: We are enhancing dm+d codes which represent medicines and devices in use across the NHS.

We’re enhancing the NHS dictionary of medicines and devices (dm+d). This work involves changing circa 2,300 ID codes for VMPs (Virtual Medicinal Product).

We need to understand how technology suppliers will implement these changes in their IT systems and the volume that can be processed at a time. This will help us plan the roll-out of the code changes in a way that doesn’t negatively impact services.  

We have contacted people who we know to use NHS dm+d data. If you think that this will affect you and you have not yet been contacted, please email [email protected] and [email protected] by Friday 11 November.  

Contact us

Kerry Frenz

Email: [email protected]

Phone: [email protected]

Last edited: 21 April 2023 12:07 pm