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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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) response and changes to terminology releases

Changes have been made to the release cycle for the UK SNOMED CT Clinical Edition in order to respond quickly to the recording needs in the health and care records.

Read more on the changes to planned terminology releases.

Further information

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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: 25 January 2023 3:43 pm