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ISB 0028: National Specialty List

The National Specialty List covers the Main Specialty and Treatment Function classifications used to support the national reporting and analysis of clinical workforce activity throughout the NHS, through data sets such as the commissioning data sets (CDS). Main Specialty is the specialty within which a Consultant is recognised or contracted to the organisation and it is aligned to specialties recognised by the Royal Colleges and Faculties and the General Dental Council. Treatment Function codes are used to record activity undertaken, irrespective of the type of Healthcare Professional who performs it and is not restricted to consultants.

The National Specialty List covers the Main Specialty and Treatment Function classifications used to support the national reporting and analysis of clinical workforce activity throughout the NHS, through data sets such as the commissioning data sets (CDS).

Main Specialty is the specialty within which a Consultant is recognised or contracted to the organisation and it is aligned to specialties recognised by the Royal Colleges and Faculties and the General Dental Council.

Treatment Function codes are used to record activity undertaken, irrespective of the type of Healthcare Professional who performs it and is not restricted to consultants.

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Last edited: 5 November 2018 2:51 pm