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Terminology and Classifications

National standards for recording and categorising information to support care delivery, statistical analysis, research and the reimbursement of health and care providers.

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NCCQ Exam Framework 2019-20
Prospective candidates are recommended to read the Examination Framework, Syllabus and Bibliography which gives an overview when preparing to sit the NCCQ (UK) Examinations in September 2019 and March 2020.

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Use our Delen site to reach product documents, databases and tools. Access latest news, developments, opportunities and publications, plus education, training and exam information. Search the Resource Library for specific items, like the Coding Clinic.

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From our TRUD download website, which allows NHS Digital to license and distribute reference data.

NCCQ UK 2019-20 registration forms and study guidelines
The deadline for the National Clinical Coding UK Qualification exam on 24 September 2019 is 28 June.

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    Clinical Classifications

    OPCS-4 and ICD-10 are clinical classifications standards. Both are mandated nationally for use across the NHS and consist of groupings of concepts (codes), plus definitions and business rules for their use.

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    Read Codes

    Read Codes are a coded thesaurus of clinical terms. There are two versions: version 2 (v2) and version 3 (CTV3 or v3).

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    SNOMED CT

    SNOMED CT is a structured clinical vocabulary for use in an electronic health record. It is the most comprehensive and precise clinical health terminology product in the world.

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Last edited: 12 August 2019 10:39 am