DOCTOR INDEX NUMBER

The General Medical Council allocates all doctors a GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL REFERENCE NUMBER on their first contact with the General Medical Council.

Description

The General Medical Council allocates all doctors a GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL REFERENCE NUMBER on their first contact with the General Medical Council.

A doctor can be both a GENERAL PRACTITIONER and a Hospital CONSULTANT, and therefore hold a DOCTOR INDEX NUMBER, GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER PPD CODE and a CONSULTANT CODE simultaneously.

Doctor Index Number Code Table

Practitioner Code Type

Character Position

Allocated By

Allocated To

Known As

Notes

1

 

2

 

3

 

4

 

5

 

6

 

DOCTOR INDEX NUMBER

 

0-9

0-9

0-9

0-9

0-9

0-9

NHS Digital

GMPs in England & Wales

DIN

 

Allocated to a doctor upon applying to enter General Medical Practice in England or Wales

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural DOCTOR INDEX NUMBERS
Short name DIN