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Table 1 Main Specialty codes

 CodeMain Specialty Title
Surgical Specialties 
 100GENERAL SURGERY
 101UROLOGY
 110TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDICS
 120ENT
 130OPHTHALMOLOGY
 140ORAL SURGERY
 141RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY
 142PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
 143ORTHODONTICS
 145ORAL & MAXILLO FACIAL SURGERY
 146ENDODONTICS
 147PERIODONTICS
 148PROSTHODONTICS
 149SURGICAL DENTISTRY
 150NEUROSURGERY
 160PLASTIC SURGERY
 170CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
 171PAEDIATRIC SURGERY
 180ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY
 191 PAIN MANAGEMENT (Retired 1 April 2004)  
Medical Specialties 
 190ANAESTHETICS
 192CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
 300GENERAL MEDICINE
 301GASTROENTEROLOGY
 302ENDOCRINOLOGY
 303CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGY
 304CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGY
 305CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
 310AUDIOLOGICAL MEDICINE
 311CLINICAL GENETICS
*312 CLINICAL CYTOGENETICS and MOLECULAR GENETICS (Retired 1 April 2010) 
 313CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY and ALLERGY
 314REHABILITATION
 315PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
 320CARDIOLOGY
 321PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY
 325SPORTS AND EXERCISE MEDICINE
 325SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE
 326ACUTE INTERNAL MEDICINE
 330DERMATOLOGY
 340RESPIRATORY MEDICINE (also known as thoracic medicine)
 350INFECTIOUS DISEASES
 352TROPICAL MEDICINE
 360GENITOURINARY MEDICINE
 361NEPHROLOGY
 370MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
 371NUCLEAR MEDICINE
 400NEUROLOGY
 401CLINICAL NEURO-PHYSIOLOGY
 410RHEUMATOLOGY
 420PAEDIATRICS
 421PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY
 430GERIATRIC MEDICINE
 450DENTAL MEDICINE SPECIALTIES
 451SPECIAL CARE DENTISTRY
 460MEDICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
500OBSTETRICS and GYNAECOLOGY
 501OBSTETRICS
 502GYNAECOLOGY
 504COMMUNITY SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
 510 ANTENATAL CLINIC (Retired 1 April 2004)  
 520 POSTNATAL CLINIC (Retired 1 April 2004) 
 560MIDWIFE EPISODE
 600GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE
 601GENERAL DENTAL PRACTICE
 610 MATERNITY FUNCTION (Retired 1 April 2004) 
 620 OTHER THAN MATERNITY (Retired 1 April 2004) 
Psychiatry 
 700LEARNING DISABILITY
 710ADULT MENTAL ILLNESS
 711CHILD and ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
 712FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY
 713PSYCHOTHERAPY
 715OLD AGE PSYCHIATRY
Radiology 
 800CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (previously RADIOTHERAPY)
 810RADIOLOGY
Pathology 
 820GENERAL PATHOLOGY
 821BLOOD TRANSFUSION
 822CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY
 823HAEMATOLOGY
 824HISTOPATHOLOGY
 830IMMUNOPATHOLOGY
 831MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND VIROLOGY
 832 NEUROPATHOLOGY (Retired 1 April 2004) 
 833MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (also known as MICROBIOLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY)
 834MEDICAL VIROLOGY
Other 
 900COMMUNITY MEDICINE
 901OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
 902COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES DENTAL
 903PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE
 904PUBLIC HEALTH DENTAL
 950NURSING EPISODE
 960ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EPISODE
 990 JOINT CONSULTANT CLINICS (Retired 1 April 2004) 

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 Code 500 is not acceptable for Central Returns including Hospital Episode Statistics 
*Code 312 is retained for CONSULTANTS qualified in this Main Specialty prior to 1 April 2010.

Table 2 Treatment Function codes

CodeTreatment Function TitleComments
Surgical Specialties 
100GENERAL SURGERYIncludes sub-categories not elsewhere listed e.g. endocrine surgery
101UROLOGYSurgical treatment of disorders of the urinary system and male reproductive system
102TRANSPLANTATION SURGERYIncludes pre- and post-operative care for major organ transplants except heart and lung (see Cardiothoracic Transplantation). Excludes corneal grafts
103BREAST SURGERYIncludes treatment for cancer, suspected neoplasms, cysts and post-cancer reconstructive surgery. Excludes cosmetic surgery
104COLORECTAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the lower intestine (colon, anus and rectum)
105HEPATOBILIARY & PANCREATIC SURGERYIncludes liver surgery, but liver transplantation should be recorded in 102 Transplantation Surgery
106UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the upper parts of the gastrointestinal tract
107VASCULAR SURGERYSurgical treatment of diseases of the vascular system
108*SPINAL SURGERY SERVICESurgery concentrating on specialised and complex treatment of the back and spine. The SERVICE has a significantly different composition and profile from the SERVICE provided in TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE - 110 Trauma & Orthopaedic. Excludes Spinal Injuries - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 323 
110TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDICSSurgery to treat injuries, congenital and acquired disorders of the bones, joints, and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves and muscles. Excludes Spinal Surgery Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 108
120ENTEar, nose and throat
130OPHTHALMOLOGYThe surgical treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye. Excludes Medical Ophthalmology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 460
140ORAL SURGERYThe diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaws and neck
141RESTORATIVE DENTISTRYEndodontics, Periodontics and Prosthodontics are all part of Restorative Dentistry
142PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRYDentistry SERVICES dedicated to children with appropriate facilities and support staff
143ORTHODONTICSThe treatment of malocclusions (improper bites). Orthodontic treatment can focus on dental displacement only, or can deal with the control and modification of facial growth
144MAXILLO-FACIAL SURGERYMouth, jaw and face related surgery
150NEUROSURGERYThe prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system
160PLASTIC SURGERYSERVICES to correct or restore form and function. In addition to cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery includes many types of reconstructive surgery, and the treatment of burns
161BURNS CARETo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only
170CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERYShould only be used where there are no separate SERVICES for Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
171PAEDIATRIC SURGERYThis is paediatric general surgery
172CARDIAC SURGERYSurgical treatment of the heart or great vessels
173THORACIC SURGERYSurgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest). Generally treatment of conditions of the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm
174CARDIOTHORACIC TRANSPLANTATIONTo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach services only. Includes pre- and post-operative services
180ACCIDENT & EMERGENCYSERVICES to care for PATIENTS with urgent problems delivered as part of an Accident and Emergency Attendance or admission at an Accident and Emergency Department 
191PAIN MANAGEMENTComplex pain disorders requiring diagnosis and treatment by a specialist multi-professional team
Other Children's Specialist Services - The Paediatric TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES represent CLINICS OR FACILITIES intended to provide dedicated SERVICES to children with appropriate facilities and support staff, i.e. they are designed for children only. If a CLINIC OR FACILITY provides this but also treats adult PATIENTS as part of the SERVICE then a Paediatric TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE may not be appropriate. The age of the PATIENT attending does not initiate a change to the TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE for the ACTIVITY.
211PAEDIATRIC UROLOGYSurgical treatment of disorders of the urinary system and male reproductive system
212PAEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION SURGERYIncludes pre- and post-operative care for major organ transplants except heart and lung (see Cardiothoracic Transplantation). Excludes corneal grafts
213PAEDIATRIC GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the gatrointestinal tract
213PAEDIATRIC GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
214PAEDIATRIC TRAUMA AND ORTHOPAEDICSSurgery to treat injuries, congenital and acquired disorders of the bones, joints, and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves and muscles. Excludes Spinal Surgery Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 108
215PAEDIATRIC EAR NOSE AND THROATEar, nose and throat
216PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGYThe surgical treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye.
217PAEDIATRIC MAXILLO-FACIAL SURGERYMouth, jaw and face related surgery
218PAEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERYThe prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system
219PAEDIATRIC PLASTIC SURGERYSERVICES to correct or restore form and function. In addition to cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery includes many types of reconstructive surgery, and the treatment of burns
220PAEDIATRIC BURNS CARETo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only
221PAEDIATRIC CARDIAC SURGERYSurgical treatment of the heart or great vessels
222PAEDIATRIC THORACIC SURGERYSurgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest). Generally treatment of conditions of the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm
223*PAEDIATRIC EPILEPSYDesignated clinic which provides SERVICES to children led by CONSULTANT paediatrician with expertise in epilepsy supported by specialist staff
241PAEDIATRIC PAIN MANAGEMENTComplex pain disorders requiring diagnosis and treatment by a specialist multi-professional team
242PAEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CAREOnly to be used by designated Paediatric Intensive Care Units
251PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the digestive system
252PAEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the endocrine system
253PAEDIATRIC CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGYExcludes Anticoagulant Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 324
254PAEDIATRIC AUDIOLOGICAL MEDICINEThe medical specialty concerned with the investigation, diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of balance, hearing, tinnitus and auditory communication. Excludes audiology and hearing tests
255PAEDIATRIC CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY AND ALLERGY SERVICEClinical Immunology is the treatment of disorders of the immune system. Allergy Service is the diagnosis  and management of allergic disease
256PAEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASESSERVICES to diagnose and treat contagious or communicable diseases
257PAEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGYSERVICES for the treatment of diseases of the skin
258PAEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY MEDICINEAlso known as Thoracic Medicine
259PAEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGYSERVICES to treat kidney conditions and abnormalities
260PAEDIATRIC MEDICAL ONCOLOGYThe diagnosis and treatment, typically with Chemotherapy of PATIENTS with cancer
261PAEDIATRIC METABOLIC DISEASEThe diagnosis and management of inherited metabolic conditions
262PAEDIATRIC RHEUMATOLOGYSERVICES to treat rheumatism, arthritis, and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments
263PAEDIATRIC DIABETIC MEDICINESERVICES to diagnose, treat and support PATIENTS with diabetes
264PAEDIATRIC CYSTIC FIBROSISSpecialised, multidisciplinary SERVICE concerned with the diagnosis, assessment and management of PATIENTS with cystic fibrosis. This TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE should be used by recognised specialist centres only
280PAEDIATRIC INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGYDiagnosis and treatment of diseases utilising minimally-invasive image-guided procedures. Not to be used for Diagnostic Imaging - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 812
290COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICSIncludes routine health surveillance, health promotion, behavioural paediatrics and Looked After Children. Excludes Paediatric Neuro-Disability
291PAEDIATRIC NEURO-DISABILITYDedicated SERVICES for children with Cerebral Palsy and non-progressive handicapping neurological conditions, with or without Learning Disability
Medical Specialties 
190ANAESTHETICSThis can be used in out-patients only. Pain Management should be recorded in 191
192CRITICAL CARE MEDICINEalso known as Intensive Care Medicine
300GENERAL MEDICINEIncludes sub-categories not elsewhere listed e.g. Metabolic Medicine.
301GASTROENTEROLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the digestive system
302ENDOCRINOLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the endocrine system
303CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGYExcludes Anticoagulant Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 324
304CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGYPhysiological measurement including ECG (e.g. exercise testing, stress testing), gastrointestinal physiology, cardiac physiology, vascular technology, urodynamics, and ophthalmic and vision science. Excludes Clinical Neurophysiology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 401, Audiology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 840 or Respiratory Physiology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 341
305CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGYSERVICES providing drug information, medication safety and other aspects of pharmacy practice
306HEPATOLOGYAlso known as liver medicine
307DIABETIC MEDICINESERVICES to diagnose, treat and support PATIENTS with diabetes
308BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATIONPreviously coded within Clinical Haematology (TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 303). Includes haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
309HAEMOPHILIA SERVICEPreviously coded within Clinical Haematology (TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 303).
310AUDIOLOGICAL MEDICINEThe medical specialty concerned with the investigation, diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of balance, hearing, tinnitus and auditory communication. Excludes audiology and hearing tests
311CLINICAL GENETICSDiagnosis of disorders caused by genetic mechanisms and counselling SERVICE to PATIENTS and affected family members. To be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only
312not a Treatment Function 
313CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY and ALLERGY SERVICEShould only be used where there are no separate SERVICES for Clinical Immunology and Allergy
314REHABILITATION SERVICESERVICES to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Excludes Mental Health Recovery and Rehabilitation Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 725
315PALLIATIVE MEDICINEThe treatment for curable illnesses and those living with chronic diseases, as well as PATIENTS who are nearing the end of life
316CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the immune system
317ALLERGY SERVICEThe diagnosis and management of allergic disease (abnormal immune responses to external substances) and the exclusion of allergic causes in other conditions
318INTERMEDIATE CAREIntermediate care encompasses a range of multi-disciplinary SERVICES designed to safeguard independence by maximising rehabilitation and recovery after illness or injury
319RESPITE CARESERVICES providing temporary care of a dependant person, providing relief for their usual caregivers
320CARDIOLOGYSERVICES treating diseases and abnormalities of the heart
321PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGYDedicated SERVICES to children with diseases and abnormalities of the heart, with appropriate facilities and support staff
322CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGYSERVICES to treat diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
323SPINAL INJURIESTo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only, Excludes Spinal Surgery Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 108
324ANTICOAGULANT SERVICEThe monitoring and control of anticoagulant therapy including the initiation and/or supervision of oral anticoagulant therapy and the determination of anticoagulant dosage. This can be used in out-patients only
325SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINEThe diagnosis and management of medical problems caused by physical activity, the prevention of related injury and disease and the role of exercise in disease treatment
327CARDIAC REHABILITATIONRehabilitation SERVICE for PATIENTS with or recovering from heart related conditions such as heart attacks or from procedures such as coronary artery bypass surgery to ensure that they achieve their full potential in terms of physical and psychological health
328STROKE MEDICINEFor stroke services excluding Transient Ischaemic Attack - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 329
329TRANSIENT ISCHAEMIC ATTACKA multidisciplinary SERVICE for rapid diagnosis and treatment of PATIENTS presenting with suspected Transient Ischaemic Attack and mini-strokes to minimise the chance of a full stroke occurring and maximise the chances of independent living after a stroke
330DERMATOLOGYSERVICES for the treatment of diseases of the skin
331*CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE SERVICEThe management and treatment of congenital heart disease, this includes the ongoing care of children in to adulthood
340RESPIRATORY MEDICINEAlso known as Thoracic Medicine
341RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGYPhysiological measurement of the function of the respiratory system. Includes Sleep Studies (the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing, including upper airway resistance syndrome and sleep apnoea)
342PROGRAMMED PULMONARY REHABILITATIONA multidisciplinary programme of care for PATIENTS with chronic respiratory impairment that is individually tailored and designed to optimise the individual's physical and social performance and autonomy
343ADULT CYSTIC FIBROSIS SERVICESpecialised, multidisciplinary SERVICE concerned with the diagnosis, assessment and management of PATIENTS with cystic fibrosis. This TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE should be used by recognised specialist centres only
344*COMPLEX SPECIALISED REHABILITATION SERVICEComplex specialised rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabilitation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 1 service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
345*SPECIALIST REHABILITATION SERVICESpecialist rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabiliation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 2a service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
345*SPECIALIST REHABILITATION SERVICESpecialist rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabilitation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 2a service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
346*LOCAL SPECIALIST REHABILITATION SERVICELocal specialist rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabilitation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 2b service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
350INFECTIOUS DISEASESSERVICES to diagnose and treat contagious or communicable diseases
352TROPICAL MEDICINESERVICES to diagnose and treat diseases that are found most often in tropical  or sub-tropical regions
360GENITOURINARY MEDICINEPrimarily related to medicine dealing with sexually transmitted diseases
361NEPHROLOGYSERVICES to treat kidney conditions and abnormalities
370MEDICAL ONCOLOGYThe diagnosis and treatment, typically with Chemotherapy, of PATIENTS with cancer
371NUCLEAR MEDICINEThe treatment of PATIENTS through the use of radioactive substances
400NEUROLOGYSERVICES to diagnose and treat conditions and diseases of the central nervous system
401CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGYThe study of the central and peripheral nervous systems through the recording of bioelectrical activity. Includes Electroencephalogram (EEG)
410RHEUMATOLOGYSERVICES to treat rheumatism, arthritis, and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments
420PAEDIATRICSSERVICES to treat infants, children, and adolescents
421PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGYDedicated SERVICES to children to diagnose and treat conditions and diseases of the central nervous system, with appropriate facilities and support staff
422NEONATOLOGYSpecial Care, High Dependency and Intensive Care
424WELL BABIESUse when NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE = 0 - Normal Care: Care given by the mother/substitute with medical and neonatal nursing advice if needed. See Well Baby
430GERIATRIC MEDICINESERVICES to treat diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which PATIENTS may be under the care of Geriatric Medicine, this decision should be determined by the individual PATIENT's needs
450DENTAL MEDICINE SPECIALTIESIncludes Oral Medicine.
460MEDICAL OPHTHALMOLOGYSERVICES to diagnose and treat medical conditions affecting the eye, orbits, and visual pathways
500not a Treatment Function 
501OBSTETRICSThe management of pregnancy and childbirth including miscarriages and still births but excluding planned terminations. Excludes Midwifery Service see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 560
502GYNAECOLOGYDisorders of the female reproductive system. Includes planned terminations
503GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGYSERVICES to treat cancers of the female reproductive system
510RetiredRecord as Obstetrics, antenatal clinic can be used as a local sub-specialty if required
520RetiredRecord as Obstetrics, postnatal clinic can be used as a local sub-specialty if required
560MIDWIFERY SERVICESERVICES provided under the direct care of a MIDWIFE. Excludes Obstetrics see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 501
600not a Treatment Function 
610RetiredRecord as Obstetrics
620RetiredUse the appropriate function under which the patient is treated
Therapies
650PHYSIOTHERAPYThe treatment of human function and movement to help people to achieve their full physical potential. The use of physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore wellbeing
651OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYThe use of specific activities to limit the effects of disability and promote independence in all aspects of daily life
652SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPYThe assessment, treatment and help to prevent speech, language and swallowing difficulties
653PODIATRYAlso known as Chiropody. The diagnosis and treatment of disorders, diseases and deformities of the feet. Excludes Podiatric Surgery see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 663
654DIETETICSThe application of the science of nutrition to devise eating plans for PATIENTS to treat medical conditions. The promotion of good health by helping to facilitate a positive change in food choices amongst individuals, groups and communities
655ORTHOPTICSThe diagnosis and treatment of visual problems involving eye movement and alignment
656CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGYThe diagnosis and treatment of emotional and behavioural disorders
657PROSTHETICSThe supply of prosthetics for PATIENTS
658ORTHOTICSThe supply of orthoses for PATIENTS
659DRAMA THERAPYThe use of drama and theatre techniques including role play, voice work and storytelling for therapeutic purposes
660ART THERAPYThe use of art techniques including clay, paint and paper for therapeutic purposes and as a means of communication
661MUSIC THERAPYThe use of music and all of its facets to help clients to improve or maintain their health
662OPTOMETRYThe diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of disorders of the eye and vision care
663*PODIATRIC SURGERYThe treatment of foot problems, including soft tissue, bone and joint surgery of the foot, ankle and associated structures, excludes Podiatry see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE - 653
Psychiatry 
700LEARNING DISABILITYSERVICES provided to PATIENTS with a Learning Disability
710ADULT MENTAL ILLNESSSERVICES provided to adult PATIENTS for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness
711CHILD and ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRYSERVICES providing diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychopathological disorders of children and adolescents
712FORENSIC PSYCHIATRYSERVICES to assess PATIENTS who have committed an offence and are receiving treatment in high, medium and low secure units or prisons
713PSYCHOTHERAPYSERVICES providing therapy used to treat emotional problems and mental health conditions
715OLD AGE PSYCHIATRYSERVICES providing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders in older adult PATIENTS
720EATING DISORDERSA specialist SERVICE for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating
721ADDICTION SERVICESThe prevention and treatment of substance misuse including drugs and alcohol. If PATIENTS have both severe mental illness and problematic substance misuse, see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 726 Dual Diagnosis Service
722LIAISON PSYCHIATRYThe provision of psychiatric treatment to PATIENTS attending general hospitals including out-patient clinics, Accident and Emergency Departments and admission to wards. Deals with the interface between physical and psychological health.
723PSYCHIATRIC INTENSIVE CAREThe provision of psychiatric SERVICES to vulnerable individuals who are admitted to Psychiatric Intensive Care Units from open acute wards and forensic settings
724PERINATAL PSYCHIATRYA specialist psychiatric SERVICE for the diagnosis and treatment of ante-natal and post-natal psychiatric problems
725*MENTAL HEALTH RECOVERY AND REHABILIATION SERVICESERVICES provided to support recovery from mental illness that maximises the PATIENT's quality of life and social inclusion by encouraging their skills, promoting independence and autonomy
725*MENTAL HEALTH RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION SERVICESERVICES provided to support recovery from mental illness that maximises the PATIENT's quality of life and social inclusion by encouraging their skills, promoting independence and autonomy
726*MENTAL HEALTH DUAL DIAGNOSIS SERVICESERVICES to provide support to PATIENTS with both severe mental illness and substance misuse problems. Personality disorder may coexist with psychiatric illness and/or substance misuse
727*DEMENTIA ASSESSMENT SERVICESERVICES for the assessment of PATIENTS with dementia, which may complicate care giving and can occur at any stage of the illness. In addition to memory impairment, dementia may include behavioural and psychological problems
Radiology 
800CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (previously RADIOTHERAPY)The diagnosis and treatment, typically with Radiotherapy, of PATIENTS with cancer.
810not a Treatment Function 
811INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGYDiagnosis and treatment of diseases utilising minimally-invasive image-guided procedures. Not to be used for Diagnostic Imaging - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 812
812DIAGNOSTIC IMAGINGThe production and interpretation of high quality images of the body to diagnose injuries and disease, e.g. x-rays, Ultrasound Scan, MRI Scan, PET Scan or CT Scan.
Pathology 
820not a Treatment Function 
821not a Treatment Function 
822CHEMICAL PATHOLOGYTo be used for clinical management only
823not a Treatment FunctionSee Clinical Haematology
824not a Treatment Function 
830not a Treatment FunctionSee Clinical Immunology
831not a Treatment FunctionSee Clinical Microbiology
832Retired 
834MEDICAL VIROLOGYThe diagnosis and management and prevention of virus and related infections, in hospital and in the community including HIV/AIDS, other blood-borne infections like hepatitis B and C and viruses such as SARS and avian flu
840AUDIOLOGYPhysiological measurement and diagnosis of hearing disorders, and the rehabilitation of PATIENTS with hearing loss
Other 
900not a Treatment Function 
901not a Treatment Function 
920*DIABETIC EDUCATION SERVICESERVICES providing dedicated small group education courses regarding self management for diabetic PATIENTS
950not a Treatment FunctionUse the appropriate function under which the patient is treated
960not a Treatment FunctionUse the appropriate function under which the patient is treated
990Retired 

Notes:

 Code 500 is not acceptable for Central Returns including Hospital Episode Statistics 
 TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES should be used for all aggregate Central Returns unless otherwise stated eg National Workforce Data Set uses MAIN SPECIALTY CODES 
 GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER, NURSE and Allied Health Professional/ Biomedical Scientist/ Clinical Scientist ACTIVITY should be recorded against the TREATMENT FUNCTION under which the PATIENT is treated
  Joint Consultant Clinic ACTIVITY should be recorded against the TREATMENT FUNCTION which best describes the specialised service
 *The functionality to report these TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES is available in version 6-2 of the Commissioning Data Sets and the associated CDS-XML Schema Release (6-2). However note that they will not be processed by the Secondary Uses Service's Payment Grouper until SUS Release 13 (April 2013). These TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES cannot be transmitted in XML Schemas for the previous version of the Commissioning Data Sets (6-1-1)

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Release: January 2014

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1346 (1 June 2014) - ISB 1595 Amd 32/2012 National Neonatal Data Set
  • CR1386 (31 January 2014) - ISB 0090 Amd 9/2013 Special Health Authority (SpHA) Code Structure Change
  • CR1443 (Immediate) - DDCN 1443/2014 Change of name of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
  • CR1441 (Immediate) - DDCN 1441/2014 Retirement of Review of Central Returns (ROCR) - Central Return Form KH03A
  • CR1440 (Immediate) - DDCN 1440/2014 Retirement of Review of Central Returns (ROCR) - Genitourinary Medicine Access Monthly Monitoring Data Set
  • CR1439 (Immediate) - DDCN 1439/2013 Retirement of Review of Central Returns (ROCR) Returns
  • CR1405 (Immediate) - DDCN 1405/2013 Overseas Visitors
  • CR1393 (Immediate) - DDCN 1393/2013 Amendment to Inter-Provider Transfer Administrative Minimum Data Set Overview
  • CR1392 (Immediate) - DDCN 1392/2013 Review of Central Returns (ROCR) Discontinuations - Referral to Treatment Performance Sharing Data Set
  • CR1391 (Immediate) - DDCN 1391/2013 Review of Central Returns (ROCR) Discontinuations - Referral to Treatment (RTT) Summary Patient Tracking List Data Set

Release: November 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1424 (Immediate) - DDCN 1424/2013 Application Identifier (GS1)
  • CR1367 (29 November 2013) - ISB 0090 Amd 5/2013 Organisation Data Service Introduction of New Sub Type Identifier for Private Dental Practices
  • CR1367 (29 November 2013) - ISB 0090 Amd 5/2013 Organisation Data Service - Introduction of New Sub Type Identifier for Private Dental Practices
  • CR1359 (29 November 2013) - ISB 0090 Amd 47/2012 Organisation Data Service - Identification Codes for Local Authorities
  • CR1407 (Immediate) - DDCN 1407/2013 Clinical Investigations
  • CR1415 (Immediate) - DDCN 1415/2013 Area Teams
  • CR1411 (Immediate) - DDCN 1411/2013 Update to Supporting Information: SNOMED CT®

Release: September 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1348 (1 October 2013) - ISB 1597 Amd 35/2012 Breast Screening Programmes Data Set (KC63 and KC62)
  • CR1403 (Immediate) - DDCN 1403/2013 Religious or Other Belief System Affiliation
  • CR1384 (Immediate) - DDCN 1384/2013 Health and Social Care Information Centre Rebranding of XML Schemas
  • CR1397 (Immediate) - DDCN 1397/2013 Retired Main Specialty Codes

Release: July 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1377 (Immediate) - ISB 0105 Retirement of Accident and Emergency Quarterly Monitoring Data Set (QMAE)

Release: May 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: April 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1372 (Immediate) - DDCN 1372/2013 Organisation Update: April 2013
  • CR1369 (Immediate) - DDCN 1369/2013 Organisation Codes and Organisation Types
  • CR1347 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1521 Amd 40/2012 Updates to the Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set and XML Schema

Release: March 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: February 2013

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1336 (Immediate) - DDCN 1336/2013 XML Schema Constraint Pages
  • CR1362 (Immediate) - DDCN 1362/2013 Update to Organisations in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary
  • CR1246 (Immediate) - DDCN 1246/2013 Guidance for Merging Organisations
  • CR1345 (Immediate) - DDCN 1345/2013 e-Government Interoperability Framework (e-GIF) and Government Data Standards Catalogue
  • CR1354 (Immediate) - DDCN 1354/2013 Treatment Function Code - Well Babies

Release: December 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1155 (Immediate) - ISB 1567 Amd 12/2011 National Joint Registry Data Set Version 5
  • CR1324 (1 December 2012) - ISB 1067 Amd 23/2012 Workforce Data Set Version 2.5
  • CR1196, CR1287 and CR1195 (1 January 2013) - ISB 1521 Amd 64/2010 Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set, Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set Message and Retirement of Cancer Registration Data Set and National Cancer Data Set

The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2013:

  • CR1337 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1072 Amd 30/2012 Update to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Secondary Uses Data Set

Release: November 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1166, CR1167 and CR1306 (1 November 2012) - ISB 0092 Amd-16-2010 Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2, Commissioning Data Set XML Message Version 6-2 and Retirement of CDS 6-0
  • CR1305 (1 April 2013) - ISB 0092 Amd 06/2011 Allied Health Professions Referral to Treatment (AHP RTT) Update - CDS 6-2
  • CR1286 (1 November 2012) - ISB 0028 Amd 17/2012 Treatment Function Codes Update
  • CR1343 (Immediate) - DDCN 1343/2012 Change of name for NHS Commissioning Board Authority
  • CR1342 (Immediate) - DDCN 1342/2012 Overseas Visitors Update
  • CR1341 (Immediate) - DDCN 1341/2012 Discharge Default Code Descriptions
  • CR1323 (Immediate) - National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Update for "Delay Reason To Treatment For Cancer"

CR1323 is a corrigendum to CR1258 (1 July 2012) - ISB 0147 Amd 23/2011 Changes to the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set published in the June 2012 release

The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2013:

  • CR1231 and CR1288 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1570 Amd 164/2010 HIV and AIDS Reporting Data Set and HIV and AIDS Related Data Set Message

Release: September 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1103 (Immediate) - ISB 0066 Amd 43/2010 Renal Data Set - Data Item Addition, Changes and Deletions
  • CR1334 (Immediate) - DDCN 1334/2012 Psychology Definitions
  • CR1331 (Immediate) - DDCN 1331/2012 Activity Date Time Type
  • CR1329 (Immediate) - DDCN 1329/2012 Change of name for "Health and Social Care Information Centre"

Release: August 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1326 (Immediate) - DDCN 1326/2012 Health and Care Professions Council
  • CR1241 (Immediate) - DDCN 1241/2012 NHS dictionary of medicines and devices
  • CR1292 (Immediate) - ISB 1549 Amd 4/2011 and DDCN 1292/2012 Deprecation and withdrawal of version 3.2 of the Acute Myocardial Infarction Data Set and subsequent retiring of the Data Set from the NHS Data Model and Dictionary

Release: June 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1314 (Immediate) - DDCN 1314/2012 Reasonable Offer Update
  • CR1282 (29 June 2012) - ISB 0090 Amd 36/2011 Independent Sector Healthcare Provider (ISHP) Codes extended for ISHPs and Sites
  • CR1258 (1 July 2012) - ISB 0147 Amd 23/2011 Changes to the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set

Release: May 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1215 (1 June 2012) - ISB 1067 Amd 30/2011 National Workforce Data Set

    The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2013:

  • CR1028 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1069 Amd 14/2012 Children and Young People's Health Services Data Set
  • CR1029 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1072 Amd 12/2012 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Data Set
  • CR1104 (1 April 2013) - ISB 1513 Amd 13/2012 Maternity Secondary Uses Data Set

Release: March 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: January 2012

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: November 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1264 (Immediate) - ISB 1077 Amd 3/2012 Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) for Patient Identification Data Set
  • CR1274 (Immediate) - DDCN 1274/2011 CDS Prime Recipient Identity Update

    The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2012:

  • CR1265 (1 April 2012) - ISB 1520 Amd 29/2011 Changes to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set

Release: October 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1271 (Immediate) - DDCN 1271/2011 Commissioning Data Set Addressing Grid Update
  • CR1268 (Immediate) - DDCN 1268/2011 Sexual Orientation Code
  • The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2012:

  • CR1158 and CR1260 (1 April 2012) - ISB 1533 Amd 63/2010 Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set and Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set Message Schema

    The following have been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 July 2012:

  • CR1270 (1 July 2012) - ISB 1080 Amd 25/2011 Amendments to NHS Health Check Data Set
  • CR1250 (1 July 2012) - ISB 1080 Amd 25/2011 NHS Health Checks Data Set Message Schema Version 2.0.0

Release: August 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1232 (Immediate) - ISB 0034 Amd 26/2006 Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) - NHS Data Model and Dictionary Overview
  • CR1222 (1 April 2012) - ISB 0021 Amd 86/2010 Introduction of the International Classification of Diseases Tenth Revision 4th Edition
  • CR1190 (1 September 2011) - ISB 1538 Amd 131/2010 Chlamydia Testing Activity Data Set
  • CR1188 (Immediate) - Amd 85/2010 Genitourinary Medicine Clinic Activity Data Set (GUMCAD) Extension to include Enhanced Sexual Health Services (ESHS)

The following data set is initially being introduced for local use only. A future Information Standards Notice will be published to notify providers and system suppliers of the requirement to flow the data set nationally:

Release: July 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1249 (Immediate) - DDCN 1249/2011 General Pharmaceutical Council Registration Changes

The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 July 2012:

Release: June 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1256 (Immediate) - DDCN 1256/2011 School Definitions
  • CR1117 (26 August 2011) - ISB 0090 Amd 94/2010 Organisation Data Service Identification Codes for Local Authorities in England and Wales
  • CR1251 (Immediate) - DDCN 1251/2011 Change to the Format/Length of Weekly Hours Worked
  • CR1243 (Immediate) - DDCN 1243/2011 National Interim Clinical Imaging Procedure (NICIP) Code Set

Release: April 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1154 (1 April 2011) - ISB 0011 Amd 87/2010 Mental Health Minimum Data Set Version 4.0
  • CR1234 (Immediate) - DDCN 1234/2011 Technology Reference Data Update Distribution Service (TRUD)
  • CR1168 (Immediate) - ISB 0097 Amd 140/2010 Genitourinary Medicine Access Monthly Monitoring Data Set Amendments - Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus data

The following has been incorporated early to allow users to see the changes, but please note that the implementation date is 1 April 2012:

Release: March 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: January 2011

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:
  • CR1116 (1 April 2010) - ISB 0003 Amd 79/2010 Immunisation Programmes Activity Data Set (KC50)
  • CR1112 (1 April 2010) - ISB 1511 Amd 26/2010 NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care
  • CR1068 (Immediate) - ISB 0133 Amd 161/2010 Change To Central Return: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation Programme - Vaccine Monitoring Minimum Data Set
  • CR1211 (Immediate) - DDCN 1211/2010 Commissioning Data Set Addressing Grid / Organisation Code (Code of Commissioner) Update

Release: December 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: November 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1119 (Immediate) - DDCN 1119/2010 Organisation Codes Update 
  • CR1192 (Immediate) - DDCN 1192/2010 Change of name for "Health Solution Wales"
  • CR1199 (Immediate) - DDCN 1199/2010 General Pharmaceutical Council and Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain Update
  • CR1189 (Immediate) - DDCN 1189/2010 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
  • CR1187 (Immediate) - DDCN 1187/2010 Introduction of the Department for Education

Release: September 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Dictionary Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1128 (Immediate) - DDCN 1128/2010 Changes to reporting procedures for Overseas Visitors from the European Economic Area and Switzerland
  • CR1173 (Immediate) - DDCN 1173/2010 Care Quality Commission Update
  • CR1143 (Immediate) - DDCN 1143/2010 General Pharmaceutical Council
  • CR1061 (1 October 2010) - ISB 0092/2010 CDS Type 20: Out-patient: Retirement of Default Codes for Out-patient Procedures
  • CR1133 (Immediate) - ISB 00289/2010 National Specialty List

Release: August 2010

  • The August 2010 Release introduces the NHS Data Model and Dictionary Help Pages.

Release: July 2010

Information Standards Notices and Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: May 2010

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

Release: March 2010

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1123 (1 April 2010) - DSCN 18/2010 Information Standards Notice (ISN)
  • CR1139 (Immediate) - DSCN 16/2010 Person Weight
  • CR1130 (Immediate) - DSCN 15/2010 Change of name for "The NHS Information Centre for health and social care"
  • CR1013 (April 2010) - DSCN 14/2010 Sexual and Reproductive Health Activity Dataset (SRHAD)
  • CR1125 (Immediate) - DSCN 13/2010 NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update - Policy Definitions
  • CR1122 (Immediate) - DSCN 11/2010 Changes to Family Planning References

Release: January 2010

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1115 (Immediate) - DSCN 10/2010 Data Standards: Updating of e-Government Interoperability Framework and Government Data Standards Catalogue References

Release: December 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1100 (Immediate) - DSCN 25/2009 NHS Prescription Services Update
  • CR1045 (1 December 2009) - DSCN 17/2009 Referral to Treatment Clock Stop Administrative Event
  • CR1003 (1 December 2009) - DSCN 16/2009 Commissioning Data Sets: Mandation of 18 Week Referral To Treatment Data Items

Release: November 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1113 (Immediate) - DSCN 24/2009 Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care Update
  • CR1087 (Immediate) - DSCN 23/2009 Health Professions Council Update
  • CR1081 (Immediate) - DSCN 22/2009 Data Standards: NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update
  • CR1019 (27 November 2009) - DSCN 21/2009 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service (ODS) - Optical Sites and Optical Headquarters
  • CR1034 (27 November 2009) - DSCN 20/2009 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service (ODS) - Care Homes in England and Wales and their Headquarters

Release: September 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1065 (1 October 2009) - DSCN 15/2009 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service, Local Health Boards

Release: June 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1014 (1 June 2009) - DSCN 13/2009 Religious and Other Belief System Affiliation
  • CR1074 (Immediate) - DSCN 12/2009 Data Standards: Care Quality Commission
  • CR1056 (Immediate) - DSCN 11/2009 Data Standards: NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update
  • CR1072 (1 December 2009) - DSCN 10/2009 Data Standards: National Radiotherapy Data Set
  • CR1073 (Immediate) - DSCN 09/2009 Central Returns: Diagnostic Waiting Times and Activity Data Set
  • CR1066 (Immediate) - DSCN 08/2009 Data Standards: NHS Prescription Services and NHS Dental Services
  • CR1047 (1 April 2011) - DSCN 07/2009 Data Standards: Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Dataset v3.6 
  • CR1059 (Immediate) - DSCN 06/2009 Data Standard: National Workforce Data Set v2.1
  • CR914 (April 2008 (Retrospective)) - DSCN 05/2009 NHS Stop Smoking Services Quarterly Monitoring Return
  • CR899 (Immediate) - DSCN 02/2009 NHS Data Model and Dictionary Maintenance Update

Release: March 2009

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1001 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 03/2009 Introduction of Commissioning Data Set Schema Version 6-1 (2008-04-01) and update to Commissioning Data Set Schema Version 6-0 (2008-01-14)
  • CR976 (31 March 2009) - DSCN 26/2008 Subject: KP90 - Admissions, Changes in Status and Detentions under the Mental Health Act
  • CR1017 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 25/2008 Critical Care Minimum Data Set
  • CR1002 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 24/2008 Data Standards: Introduction of Commissioning Dataset Version 6.1
  • CR1016 (Immediate) - DSCN 23/2008 4 Byte Version of the Read Codes - Withdrawal

Release: December 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1022 (1 January 2009) - DSCN 29/2008 Data Standards: 18 Weeks Referral to Treatment (RTT) Time, Performance Sharing
  • CR901 (Immediate) - DSCN 28/2008 Removal of references to EDIFACT and the NHS Wide Clearing Service (NWCS) 
  • CR843 (1 April 2009) - DSCN 22/2008 Data Standards: National Radiotherapy Data Set
  • CR1011 (1 January 2009) - DSCN 20/2008 Data Standards: National Cancer Waiting Times Minimum Data Set 

Release: November 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1026 (3 November 2008) - DSCN 21/2008 Information Standard: Mental Health Act 2007 Mental Category

Release: August 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR1018 (Immediate) - DSCN 19/2008 Data Standards: Change of Name for National Administrative Code Services (NACS) to Organisation Data Service (ODS)
  • CR956 (1 September 2008) - DSCN 18/2008 Central Return: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation Programme, Vaccine Monitoring Minimum Dataset
  • CR861 (Immediate) - DSCN 16/2008 Central Return:  Hospital and Community Services Complaints and General Practice (including Dental) Complaints - KO41(a) and KO 41(b)
  • CR964 (Immediate) - DSCN 14/2008 Central Return: 18 Weeks ‘Adjusted’ Referral to Treatment (RTT) Dataset
  • CR965 (Immediate) - DSCN 13/2008 Data Standards: Organisation Data Service (ODS) - Change to the Default Codes Set to Support Changes to GMS Contract
  • CR879 (Immediate) - DSCN 12/2008 Data Standards: Quarterly Monitoring: Cancelled Operations Data Set (QMCO)

Release: May 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR502 (Immediate) - DSCN 10/2008 Data Standards: National Workforce Data Definitions (v2.0)
  • CR910 (1 April 2008) - DSCN 08/2008 Data Standards: National Direct Access Audiology Patient Tracking List (PTL) and Waiting Times (WT) data sets
  • CR900 (Immediate) - DSCN 07/2008 Data Standards: Inter-Provider Transfer Administrative Minimum Data Set
  • CR934 (1 April 2008) - DSCN 06/2008 Data Standards: Mental Health Minimum Data Set (version 3.0)
  • CR935 (Immediate) - DSCN 05/2008 Data Standards: 18 Weeks Rules Suite
  • CR925 (1 September 2008) - DSCN 04/2008 Genitourinary Medicine Clinic Activity Data Set Change to an Information Standard
  • CR942 (1 June 2008) - DSCN 03/2008 General Practice and General Medical Practitioner (GMP) - changes resulting from the introduction of the General Medical Services (GMS) Contract

Release: February 2008

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR812 (Immediate) - DSCN 01/2008 Central Return: Diagnostics Waiting Times Census Data Set
  • CR881 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 42/2007 Central Return: Referral To Treatment Summary Patient Tracking List
  • CR904 (Immediate) - DSCN 41/2007 Data Standards: Admission Intended Procedure Update
  • CR824 (1 February 2008) - DSCN 39/2007 Data Standards: 48 Hour Genitourinary Medicine Access Monthly Monitoring (GUMAMM)

Release: November 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR919 (Immediate) - DSCN 38/2007 Data Standards: Mental Health Minimum Data Set Schema
  • CR814 (1 April 2008) - DSCN 37/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Mental Health Minimum Data Set version 2.1
  • CR930 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 35/2007 Data Standards: A correction to the version 6 Commissioning Data Set schema
  • CR834 (Immediate) - DSCN 34/2007 Data Standards: Referral Request Received Date
  • CR875 (Immediate) - DSCN 33/2007 Data Standards: National Administrative Codes Service: Introduction of codes for the new Pan SHAs
  • CR880 (Immediate) - DSCN 29/2007 Data Standards: Amendments to Doctor Index Number (DIN) Description

Release: August 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR845 (Immediate) - DSCN 28/2007 Data Standards: Treatment Function Code (Referral to Treatment Period)
  • CR831 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 27/2007 Data Standards: Update to Commissioning Data Set XML Schema v5
  • CR825 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 16/2007 Data Standards: Source of Referral for Outpatients (18 Weeks)

Release: June 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR799 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 18/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Commissioning Data Set Version 6
  • CR833 (Immediate) - DSCN 17/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Commissioning Data Set validation table
  • CR801 (Immediate) - DSCN 15/2007 Data Standards: Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Return

Release: May 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR800 (31 December 2007) - DSCN 14/2007 Commissioning Data Set Schema Version 6-0
  • CR856 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 13/2007 Data Standards: Discharge Ready Date
  • CR869 (Immediate) - DSCN 12/2007 Data Standards: Update to Clinical Coding Introduction
  • CR827 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 09/2007 Data Standards: Earliest Reasonable Offer Date
  • CR817 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 08/2007 Data Standards: Introduction of Age into Commissioning Data Sets
  • CR849 (May 2007) - DSCN 07/2007 National Administrative Codes Service: Introduction of new identification codes for Dental Consultants
  • CR822 (Immediate) - DSCN 06/2007 Data Standards: Update to Organisation Codes
  • CR850 (Immediate) - DSCN 05/2007 National Administrative Codes Service: Amendments to Default Codes
  • CR786 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 04/2007 Quarterly Monitoring Accident and Emergency Services (QMAE) Central Return

Release: February 2007

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR811 (Immediate) - DSCN 03/2007 Diagnostic Waiting Times and Activity
  • CR826 (1 October 2007) - DSCN 02/2007 Extension of Treatment Function to Support the Measurement of 18 Week Referral to Treatment Periods
  • CR813 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 01/2007 Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set
  • CR768 (1 January 2007) - DSCN 18/2006 Changes to the NHS Data Dictionary to support the measurement of 18 week referral to treatment periods
  • CR798 (6 November 2006) - DSCN 19/2006 Commissioning Data Set (CDS) Version 5 XML Message Schema
  • CR776 (1 October 2006) - DSCN 05/2006 Data Standards: Accident and Emergency Enhancements to Investigation and Treatment Codes

Release: September 2006

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR795 (31 October 2006) - DSCN 22/2006 Organisation Codes / Organisation Site Codes
  • CR792 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 15/2006 Neonatal Critical Care
  • CR719 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 09/2006 Measuring and Recording of Waiting Times
  • CR791 (1 April 2007) - DSCN 13/2006 Priority Type
  • CR774 (1 September 2006) - DSCN 12/2006 Person Marital Status

Release: May 2006

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR764 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 08/2006 Diagnostics waiting times and activity
  • Correction to menu structure to include Critical Care Minimum Data Set

Release: April 2006

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR608 (1 October 2006) - DSCN 07/2006 Introduction of Commissioning Data Set Version 5 and its associated XML schema into the NHS Data Dictionary.
  • CR756 (1 September 2005) - DSCN 19/2005 PbR Commissioning for Out of Area Treatments (OATs) and Charge-Exempt Overseas Visitors
  • CR724 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 13/2005 Critical Care Minimum Data Set
  • CR754 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 17/2005 Treatment Function and Main Specialty Code Revisions
  • CR763 (1 April 2006) - DSCN 20/2005 New Treatment Functions for therapy services and anticoagulant service
  • CR767 (Immediate) - DSCN 02/2006 Referral Request Received Date
  • CR690 (1 September 2005) - DSCN 16/2005 Marital Status

Release: August 2005

Data Set Change Notices incorporated into the NHS Data Model and Dictionary:

  • CR555 (1 April 2005) - DSCN 11/2005 Data Standards: COVER - Hepatitis B immunisation for babies
  • CR715 (Immediate) - DSCN 10/2005 Data Standards: Treatment Function Codes - correction and clarification of names and descriptions
  • CR706 (1 April 2005) - DSCN 09/2005 Data Standards: Cancer Registration Data Set
  • CR691 (1 July 2005) - DSCN 06/2005 Data Standards: NSCAG Commissioner Code

For all Information Standards Notices and Data Set Change Notices, see the Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care Website.

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WARD

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Attributes of this Class are:
KWARD CODE
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH ADMISSION SETTING
CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION
IC OR HD UNIT INDICATOR
MIDWIFERY UNIT TYPE
UNIT BED CONFIGURATION
WARD NAME
WARD SECURITY LEVEL
WARD TYPE DISCHARGED TO FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET

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IC OR HD UNIT INDICATOR (RETIRED)  renamed from IC OR HD UNIT INDICATOR

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For those WARDS which are intensive care or high dependency units this indicates whether they are units providing only intensive care, only high dependency or a combination of both.This item has been retired from the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

Classification:The last live version of this item is available in the ?????? release of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.

a.An intensive care unit
b.A high dependency unit
c.A combined intensive care and high dependency unit
 Access to this version can be obtained by emailing information.standards@hscic.gov.uk with "NHS Data Model and Dictionary - Archive Request" in the email subject line.

 

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IC OR HD UNIT INDICATOR (RETIRED)  renamed from IC OR HD UNIT INDICATOR

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  • Retired IC OR HD UNIT INDICATOR
  • Changed Name from Data_Dictionary.Attributes.I.IC_OR_HD_UNIT_INDICATOR to Retired.Data_Dictionary.Attributes.I.IC_OR_HD_UNIT_INDICATOR
  • Changed Description

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MAIN SPECIALTY CODE

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A unique code identifying each MAIN SPECIALTY designated by Royal Colleges. This is the same as the NHS OCCUPATION CODES describing specialties.

Specialties are divisions of clinical work which may be defined by body systems (dermatology), age (paediatrics), clinical technology (nuclear medicine), clinical function (rheumatology), group of diseases (oncology) or combinations of these factors. Only Specialty titles recognised by the Royal Colleges and Faculties should be used. This list is maintained by the General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003 and European Primary and Specialist Dental Qualifications Regulations 1998.

Each CONSULTANT should be assigned a MAIN SPECIALTY by the ORGANISATION to which the CONSULTANT is contracted. For physicians and surgeons with a generalist component to their work, the MAIN SPECIALTY should be general medicine or general surgery. The hallmark of a general physician or general surgeon is the continued care of unselected emergency referrals. The MAIN SPECIALTY is specific to a Health Care Provider. If, for example, a CONSULTANT physician working in two Health Care Providers has a generalist component to the work in one and not the other, general medicine is only assigned as the MAIN SPECIALTY in the former case. CONSULTANTS in general medicine or general surgery may also have specialist interests and these should be recorded as well as the MAIN SPECIALTY.

The initial source of the information should be the designation on the CONSULTANT's contract. This should be checked periodically against the work a CONSULTANT is actually doing so that the statistics can relate to a CONSULTANT's current type of work.

The MAIN SPECIALTY only should be used for the purpose of producing Specialty costing statistics and for Workforce statistics where links with ACTIVITY and finance are required. Other specialist interests of CONSULTANTS may be recorded for workforce planning purposes.

This will be used to indicate the skill level of medical and dental employees.

Pseudo MAIN SPECIALTY CODES should be used in Commissioning Data Set messages for lead CARE PROFESSIONALS other than CONSULTANT medical and dental staff e.g. 560, 950 and 960.

The MAIN SPECIALTY CODE for GENERAL PRACTITIONERS is General Medical Practice or General Dental Practice.

Joint Consultant Clinic ACTIVITY should be recorded against the MAIN SPECIALTY CODE of the CONSULTANT managing the clinic.

For further information, contact the Health and Social Care Information Centre by email at: enquiries@hscic.gov.uk.uk with the subject "Main Specialty and Treatment Function Codes".

National Codes:

 CodeMain Specialty Title
Surgical Specialties 
 100GENERAL SURGERY
 101UROLOGY
 110TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDICS
 120ENT
 130OPHTHALMOLOGY
 140ORAL SURGERY
 141RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY
 142PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
 143ORTHODONTICS
 145ORAL & MAXILLO FACIAL SURGERY
 146ENDODONTICS
 147PERIODONTICS
 148PROSTHODONTICS
 149SURGICAL DENTISTRY
 150NEUROSURGERY
 160PLASTIC SURGERY
 170CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
 171PAEDIATRIC SURGERY
 180ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY
 191 PAIN MANAGEMENT (Retired 1 April 2004) 
Medical Specialties 
 190ANAESTHETICS
 192CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
 300GENERAL MEDICINE
 301GASTROENTEROLOGY
 302ENDOCRINOLOGY
 303CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGY
 304CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGY
 305CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
 310AUDIOLOGICAL MEDICINE
 311CLINICAL GENETICS
*312 CLINICAL CYTOGENETICS and MOLECULAR GENETICS (Retired 1 April 2010) 
 313CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY and ALLERGY
 314REHABILITATION
 315PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
 320CARDIOLOGY
 321PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY
 325SPORTS AND EXERCISE MEDICINE
 325SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE
 326ACUTE INTERNAL MEDICINE
 330DERMATOLOGY
 340RESPIRATORY MEDICINE (also known as thoracic medicine)
 350INFECTIOUS DISEASES
 352TROPICAL MEDICINE
 360GENITOURINARY MEDICINE
 361NEPHROLOGY
 370MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
 371NUCLEAR MEDICINE
 400NEUROLOGY
 401CLINICAL NEURO-PHYSIOLOGY
 410RHEUMATOLOGY
 420PAEDIATRICS
 421PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY
 430GERIATRIC MEDICINE
 450DENTAL MEDICINE SPECIALTIES
 451SPECIAL CARE DENTISTRY
 460MEDICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
500OBSTETRICS and GYNAECOLOGY
 501OBSTETRICS
 502GYNAECOLOGY
 504COMMUNITY SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
 510 ANTENATAL CLINIC (Retired 1 April 2004)  
 520 POSTNATAL CLINIC (Retired 1 April 2004) 
 560MIDWIFE EPISODE
 600GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE
 601GENERAL DENTAL PRACTICE
 610 MATERNITY FUNCTION (Retired 1 April 2004) 
 620 OTHER THAN MATERNITY (Retired 1 April 2004) 
Psychiatry 
 700LEARNING DISABILITY
 710ADULT MENTAL ILLNESS
 711CHILD and ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
 712FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY
 713PSYCHOTHERAPY
 715OLD AGE PSYCHIATRY
Radiology 
 800CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (previously RADIOTHERAPY)
 810RADIOLOGY
Pathology 
 820GENERAL PATHOLOGY
 821BLOOD TRANSFUSION
 822CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY
 823HAEMATOLOGY
 824HISTOPATHOLOGY
 830IMMUNOPATHOLOGY
 831MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND VIROLOGY
 832 NEUROPATHOLOGY (Retired 1 April 2004) 
 833MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (also known as MICROBIOLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY)
 834MEDICAL VIROLOGY
Other 
 900COMMUNITY MEDICINE
 901OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
 902COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES DENTAL
 903PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE
 904PUBLIC HEALTH DENTAL
 950NURSING EPISODE
 960ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EPISODE
 990 JOINT CONSULTANT CLINICS (Retired 1 April 2004) 

Notes:
 Code 500 is not acceptable for Central Returns including Hospital Episode Statistics 
*Code 312 is retained for CONSULTANTS qualified in this Main Specialty prior to 1 April 2010.
 

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RELIGIOUS OR OTHER BELIEF SYSTEM AFFILIATION CODE

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The RELIGIOUS OR OTHER BELIEF SYSTEM AFFILIATION of a PERSON, as specified by a PERSON.

Note: This is the Religious Affiliation of a PERSON, not their Religion.

Where applicable, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER BELIEF SYSTEM AFFILIATION CODE is aligned with descriptors for religious and other belief system affiliations in SNOMED CT® as follows:

    • original ID is 10791000000130 and
    • name is Religious or Other Belief System Affiliation.

National Codes:

Baha'i  
 A1Baha'i
Buddhist  
 B1Buddhist
 B2Mahayana Buddhist
 B3New Kadampa Tradition Buddhist
 B4Nichiren Buddhist
 B5Pure Land Buddhist
 B6Theravada Buddhist
 B7Tibetan Buddhist
 B8Zen Buddhist
Christian 
 C1Christian
 C2Amish
 C3Anabaptist
 C4Anglican
 C5Apostolic Pentecostalist
 C6Armenian Catholic
 C7Armenian Orthodox
 C8Baptist
 C9Brethren
 C10Bulgarian Orthodox
 C11Calvinist
 C12Catholic: Not Roman Catholic
 C13Celtic Christian
 C14Celtic Orthodox Christian
 C15Chinese Evangelical Christian
 C16Christadelphian
 C17Christian Existentialist
 C18Christian Humanist
 C19Christian Scientists
 C20Christian Spiritualist
 C21Church in Wales
 C22Church of England
 C23Church of God of Prophecy
 C24Church of Ireland
 C25Church of Scotland
 C26Congregationalist
 C27Coptic Orthodox
 C28Eastern Catholic
 C29Eastern Orthodox
 C30Elim Pentecostalist
 C31Ethiopian Orthodox
 C32Evangelical Christian
 C33Exclusive Brethren
 C34Free Church
 C35Free Church of Scotland
 C36Free Evangelical Presbyterian
 C37Free Methodist
 C38Free Presbyterian
 C39French Protestant
 C40Greek Catholic
 C41Greek Orthodox
 C42Independent Methodist
 C43Indian Orthodox
 C44Jehovah's Witness
 C45Judaic Christian
 C46Lutheran
 C47Mennonite
 C48Messianic Jew
 C49Methodist
 C50Moravian
 C51Mormon
 C52Nazarene Church
Synonym: Nazarene
 C53New Testament Pentacostalist
 C54Nonconformist
 C55Old Catholic
 C56Open Brethren
 C57Orthodox Christian
 C58Pentecostalist
Synonym: Pentacostal Christian
 C59Presbyterian
 C60Protestant
 C61Plymouth Brethren
 C62Quaker
 C63Rastafari
 C64Reformed Christian
 C65Reformed Presbyterian
 C66Reformed Protestant
 C67Roman Catholic
 C68Romanian Orthodox
 C69Russian Orthodox
 C70Salvation Army Member
 C71Scottish Episcopalian
 C72Serbian Orthodox
 C73Seventh Day Adventist
 C74Syrian Orthodox
 C75Ukrainian Catholic
 C76Ukrainian Orthodox
 C77Uniate Catholic
 C78Unitarian
 C79United Reform
 C80Zwinglian
Hindu 
 D1Hindu
 D2Advaitin Hindu
 D3Arya Samaj Hindu
 D4Shakti Hindu
 D5Shiva Hindu
 D6Vaishnava Hindu
Hare Krishna
 D6Vaishnava Hindu
Synonym: Hare Krishna
Jain 
 E1Jain
Jewish 
 F1Jewish
 F2Ashkenazi Jew
 F3Haredi Jew
 F4Hasidic Jew
 F5Liberal Jew
 F6Masorti Jew
 F7Orthodox Jew
 F8Reform Jew
Muslim 
 G1Muslim
 G2Ahmadi
 G3Druze
 G4Ismaili Muslim
 G5Shi'ite Muslim
 G6Sunni Muslim
Pagan 
 H1Pagan
 H2Asatruar
 H3Celtic Pagan
 H4Druid
 H5Goddess
 H6Heathen
 H7Occultist
 H8Shaman
 H9Wiccan
Sikh 
 I1Sikh
Zoroastrian 
 J1Zoroastrian
Other 
 K1Agnostic  *
 K2Ancestral Worship
 K3Animist
 K4Anthroposophist
 K5Black Magic
 K6Brahma Kumari
 K7British Israelite
 K8Chondogyo
 K9Confucianist
 K10Deist
 K11Humanist
 K12Infinite Way
 K13Kabbalist
 K14Lightworker
 K15New Age Practitioner
 K16Native American Religion
 K17Pantheist
 K18Peyotist
 K19Radha Soami
Synonym: Sant Mat
 K20Religion (Other Not Listed)  **
 K21Santeri
 K22Satanist
 K23Scientologist
 K24Secularist
 K25Shumei
 K26Shinto
 K27Spiritualist
 K28Swedenborgian
Synonym: Neo-Christian
 K29Taoist
 K30Unitarian-Universalist
 K31Universalist
 K32Vodun
 k33Yoruba
None 
 L1Atheist
 L2Not Religious
Declines to Disclose 
 M1Religion not given - PATIENT refused
Unknown 
 N1Patient Religion Unknown ***

Note:

*  Where the PATIENT has been asked for their RELIGIOUS OR OTHER BELIEF SYSTEM AFFILIATION but they are unsure what it is: Agnostic should be used

** Where the PATIENT has been asked for their RELIGIOUS OR OTHER BELIEF SYSTEM AFFILIATION and it is one that is not listed: Religion (Other Not Listed) should be used

*** Where the PATIENT has not been asked for their RELIGIOUS OR OTHER BELIEF SYSTEM AFFILIATION: Patient Religion Unknown should be used

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TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE

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TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE is a unique identifier for a TREATMENT FUNCTION.

TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE is recorded to report the specialised service within which the PATIENT is treated.

It is based on MAIN SPECIALTY but also includes approved sub-specialties and treatment specialties used by lead CARE PROFESSIONALS including CONSULTANTS.

TREATMENT FUNCTION, rather than the Royal College or Faculty specialty, is required on most activity returns and in the Commissioning Data Sets.

TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES should be used for all aggregate Central Returns unless otherwise stated eg National Workforce Data Set uses MAIN SPECIALTY CODES.

GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER, NURSE and Allied Health Professional/ Biomedical Scientist/ Clinical Scientist ACTIVITY should be recorded against the TREATMENT FUNCTION under which the PATIENT is treated.

Joint Consultant Clinic ACTIVITY should be recorded against the TREATMENT FUNCTION which best describes the specialised service.

Assigning a Treatment Function Code:

For further information, contact the Health and Social Care Information Centre by email at: enquiries@hscic.gov.uk.uk with the subject "Main Specialty and Treatment Function Codes".

National Codes:

CodeTreatment Function TitleComments
Surgical Specialties 
100GENERAL SURGERYIncludes sub-categories not elsewhere listed e.g. endocrine surgery
101UROLOGYSurgical treatment of disorders of the urinary system and male reproductive system
102TRANSPLANTATION SURGERYIncludes pre- and post-operative care for major organ transplants except heart and lung (see Cardiothoracic Transplantation). Excludes corneal grafts
103BREAST SURGERYIncludes treatment for cancer, suspected neoplasms, cysts and post-cancer reconstructive surgery. Excludes cosmetic surgery
104COLORECTAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the lower intestine (colon, anus and rectum)
105HEPATOBILIARY & PANCREATIC SURGERYIncludes liver surgery, but liver transplantation should be recorded in 102 Transplantation Surgery
106UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the upper parts of the gastrointestinal tract
107VASCULAR SURGERYSurgical treatment of diseases of the vascular system
108*SPINAL SURGERY SERVICESurgery concentrating on specialised and complex treatment of the back and spine. The SERVICE has a significantly different composition and profile from the SERVICE provided in TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE - 110 Trauma & Orthopaedic. Excludes Spinal Injuries - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 323 
110TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDICSSurgery to treat injuries, congenital and acquired disorders of the bones, joints, and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves and muscles. Excludes Spinal Surgery Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 108
120ENTEar, nose and throat
130OPHTHALMOLOGYThe surgical treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye. Excludes Medical Ophthalmology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 460
140ORAL SURGERYThe diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaws and neck
141RESTORATIVE DENTISTRYEndodontics, Periodontics and Prosthodontics are all part of Restorative Dentistry
142PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRYDentistry SERVICES dedicated to children with appropriate facilities and support staff
143ORTHODONTICSThe treatment of malocclusions (improper bites). Orthodontic treatment can focus on dental displacement only, or can deal with the control and modification of facial growth
144MAXILLO-FACIAL SURGERYMouth, jaw and face related surgery
150NEUROSURGERYThe prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system
160PLASTIC SURGERYSERVICES to correct or restore form and function. In addition to cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery includes many types of reconstructive surgery, and the treatment of burns
161BURNS CARETo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only
170CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERYShould only be used where there are no separate SERVICES for Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
171PAEDIATRIC SURGERYThis is paediatric general surgery
172CARDIAC SURGERYSurgical treatment of the heart or great vessels
173THORACIC SURGERYSurgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest). Generally treatment of conditions of the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm
174CARDIOTHORACIC TRANSPLANTATIONTo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach services only. Includes pre- and post-operative services
180ACCIDENT & EMERGENCYSERVICES to care for PATIENTS with urgent problems delivered as part of an Accident and Emergency Attendance or admission at an Accident and Emergency Department 
191PAIN MANAGEMENTComplex pain disorders requiring diagnosis and treatment by a specialist multi-professional team
Other Children's Specialist Services - The Paediatric TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES represent CLINICS OR FACILITIES intended to provide dedicated SERVICES to children with appropriate facilities and support staff, i.e. they are designed for children only. If a CLINIC OR FACILITY provides this but also treats adult PATIENTS as part of the SERVICE then a Paediatric TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE may not be appropriate. The age of the PATIENT attending does not initiate a change to the TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE for the ACTIVITY.
211PAEDIATRIC UROLOGYSurgical treatment of disorders of the urinary system and male reproductive system
212PAEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION SURGERYIncludes pre- and post-operative care for major organ transplants except heart and lung (see Cardiothoracic Transplantation). Excludes corneal grafts
213PAEDIATRIC GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the gatrointestinal tract
213PAEDIATRIC GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERYSurgical treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
214PAEDIATRIC TRAUMA AND ORTHOPAEDICSSurgery to treat injuries, congenital and acquired disorders of the bones, joints, and their associated soft tissues, including ligaments, nerves and muscles. Excludes Spinal Surgery Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 108
215PAEDIATRIC EAR NOSE AND THROATEar, nose and throat
216PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGYThe surgical treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye.
217PAEDIATRIC MAXILLO-FACIAL SURGERYMouth, jaw and face related surgery
218PAEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERYThe prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system
219PAEDIATRIC PLASTIC SURGERYSERVICES to correct or restore form and function. In addition to cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery includes many types of reconstructive surgery, and the treatment of burns
220PAEDIATRIC BURNS CARETo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only
221PAEDIATRIC CARDIAC SURGERYSurgical treatment of the heart or great vessels
222PAEDIATRIC THORACIC SURGERYSurgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest). Generally treatment of conditions of the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm
223*PAEDIATRIC EPILEPSYDesignated clinic which provides SERVICES to children led by CONSULTANT paediatrician with expertise in epilepsy supported by specialist staff
241PAEDIATRIC PAIN MANAGEMENTComplex pain disorders requiring diagnosis and treatment by a specialist multi-professional team
242PAEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CAREOnly to be used by designated Paediatric Intensive Care Units
251PAEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the digestive system
252PAEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the endocrine system
253PAEDIATRIC CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGYExcludes Anticoagulant Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 324
254PAEDIATRIC AUDIOLOGICAL MEDICINEThe medical specialty concerned with the investigation, diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of balance, hearing, tinnitus and auditory communication. Excludes audiology and hearing tests
255PAEDIATRIC CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY AND ALLERGY SERVICEClinical Immunology is the treatment of disorders of the immune system. Allergy Service is the diagnosis  and management of allergic disease
256PAEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASESSERVICES to diagnose and treat contagious or communicable diseases
257PAEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGYSERVICES for the treatment of diseases of the skin
258PAEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY MEDICINEAlso known as Thoracic Medicine
259PAEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGYSERVICES to treat kidney conditions and abnormalities
260PAEDIATRIC MEDICAL ONCOLOGYThe diagnosis and treatment, typically with Chemotherapy of PATIENTS with cancer
261PAEDIATRIC METABOLIC DISEASEThe diagnosis and management of inherited metabolic conditions
262PAEDIATRIC RHEUMATOLOGYSERVICES to treat rheumatism, arthritis, and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments
263PAEDIATRIC DIABETIC MEDICINESERVICES to diagnose, treat and support PATIENTS with diabetes
264PAEDIATRIC CYSTIC FIBROSISSpecialised, multidisciplinary SERVICE concerned with the diagnosis, assessment and management of PATIENTS with cystic fibrosis. This TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE should be used by recognised specialist centres only
280PAEDIATRIC INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGYDiagnosis and treatment of diseases utilising minimally-invasive image-guided procedures. Not to be used for Diagnostic Imaging - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 812
290COMMUNITY PAEDIATRICSIncludes routine health surveillance, health promotion, behavioural paediatrics and Looked After Children. Excludes Paediatric Neuro-Disability
291PAEDIATRIC NEURO-DISABILITYDedicated SERVICES for children with Cerebral Palsy and non-progressive handicapping neurological conditions, with or without Learning Disability
Medical Specialties 
190ANAESTHETICSThis can be used in out-patients only. Pain Management should be recorded in 191
192CRITICAL CARE MEDICINEalso known as Intensive Care Medicine
300GENERAL MEDICINEIncludes sub-categories not elsewhere listed e.g. Metabolic Medicine.
301GASTROENTEROLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the digestive system
302ENDOCRINOLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the endocrine system
303CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGYExcludes Anticoagulant Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 324
304CLINICAL PHYSIOLOGYPhysiological measurement including ECG (e.g. exercise testing, stress testing), gastrointestinal physiology, cardiac physiology, vascular technology, urodynamics, and ophthalmic and vision science. Excludes Clinical Neurophysiology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 401, Audiology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 840 or Respiratory Physiology - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 341
305CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGYSERVICES providing drug information, medication safety and other aspects of pharmacy practice
306HEPATOLOGYAlso known as liver medicine
307DIABETIC MEDICINESERVICES to diagnose, treat and support PATIENTS with diabetes
308BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATIONPreviously coded within Clinical Haematology (TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 303). Includes haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
309HAEMOPHILIA SERVICEPreviously coded within Clinical Haematology (TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 303).
310AUDIOLOGICAL MEDICINEThe medical specialty concerned with the investigation, diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of balance, hearing, tinnitus and auditory communication. Excludes audiology and hearing tests
311CLINICAL GENETICSDiagnosis of disorders caused by genetic mechanisms and counselling SERVICE to PATIENTS and affected family members. To be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only
312not a Treatment Function 
313CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY and ALLERGY SERVICEShould only be used where there are no separate SERVICES for Clinical Immunology and Allergy
314REHABILITATION SERVICESERVICES to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Excludes Mental Health Recovery and Rehabilitation Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 725
315PALLIATIVE MEDICINEThe treatment for curable illnesses and those living with chronic diseases, as well as PATIENTS who are nearing the end of life
316CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGYThe treatment of disorders of the immune system
317ALLERGY SERVICEThe diagnosis and management of allergic disease (abnormal immune responses to external substances) and the exclusion of allergic causes in other conditions
318INTERMEDIATE CAREIntermediate care encompasses a range of multi-disciplinary SERVICES designed to safeguard independence by maximising rehabilitation and recovery after illness or injury
319RESPITE CARESERVICES providing temporary care of a dependant person, providing relief for their usual caregivers
320CARDIOLOGYSERVICES treating diseases and abnormalities of the heart
321PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGYDedicated SERVICES to children with diseases and abnormalities of the heart, with appropriate facilities and support staff
322CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGYSERVICES to treat diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
323SPINAL INJURIESTo be used by recognised specialist units and associated outreach SERVICES only, Excludes Spinal Surgery Service - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 108
324ANTICOAGULANT SERVICEThe monitoring and control of anticoagulant therapy including the initiation and/or supervision of oral anticoagulant therapy and the determination of anticoagulant dosage. This can be used in out-patients only
325SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINEThe diagnosis and management of medical problems caused by physical activity, the prevention of related injury and disease and the role of exercise in disease treatment
327CARDIAC REHABILITATIONRehabilitation SERVICE for PATIENTS with or recovering from heart related conditions such as heart attacks or from procedures such as coronary artery bypass surgery to ensure that they achieve their full potential in terms of physical and psychological health
328STROKE MEDICINEFor stroke services excluding Transient Ischaemic Attack - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 329
329TRANSIENT ISCHAEMIC ATTACKA multidisciplinary SERVICE for rapid diagnosis and treatment of PATIENTS presenting with suspected Transient Ischaemic Attack and mini-strokes to minimise the chance of a full stroke occurring and maximise the chances of independent living after a stroke
330DERMATOLOGYSERVICES for the treatment of diseases of the skin
331*CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE SERVICEThe management and treatment of congenital heart disease, this includes the ongoing care of children in to adulthood
340RESPIRATORY MEDICINEAlso known as Thoracic Medicine
341RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGYPhysiological measurement of the function of the respiratory system. Includes Sleep Studies (the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing, including upper airway resistance syndrome and sleep apnoea)
342PROGRAMMED PULMONARY REHABILITATIONA multidisciplinary programme of care for PATIENTS with chronic respiratory impairment that is individually tailored and designed to optimise the individual's physical and social performance and autonomy
343ADULT CYSTIC FIBROSIS SERVICESpecialised, multidisciplinary SERVICE concerned with the diagnosis, assessment and management of PATIENTS with cystic fibrosis. This TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE should be used by recognised specialist centres only
344*COMPLEX SPECIALISED REHABILITATION SERVICEComplex specialised rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabilitation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 1 service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
345*SPECIALIST REHABILITATION SERVICESpecialist rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabiliation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 2a service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
345*SPECIALIST REHABILITATION SERVICESpecialist rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabilitation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 2a service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
346*LOCAL SPECIALIST REHABILITATION SERVICELocal specialist rehabilitation SERVICE which meets the NHS Specialised Services Rehabilitation Services' criteria and is registered as a Level 2b service. For further information see the NHS Specialised Services website
350INFECTIOUS DISEASESSERVICES to diagnose and treat contagious or communicable diseases
352TROPICAL MEDICINESERVICES to diagnose and treat diseases that are found most often in tropical  or sub-tropical regions
360GENITOURINARY MEDICINEPrimarily related to medicine dealing with sexually transmitted diseases
361NEPHROLOGYSERVICES to treat kidney conditions and abnormalities
370MEDICAL ONCOLOGYThe diagnosis and treatment, typically with Chemotherapy, of PATIENTS with cancer
371NUCLEAR MEDICINEThe treatment of PATIENTS through the use of radioactive substances
400NEUROLOGYSERVICES to diagnose and treat conditions and diseases of the central nervous system
401CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGYThe study of the central and peripheral nervous systems through the recording of bioelectrical activity. Includes Electroencephalogram (EEG)
410RHEUMATOLOGYSERVICES to treat rheumatism, arthritis, and other disorders of the joints, muscles and ligaments
420PAEDIATRICSSERVICES to treat infants, children, and adolescents
421PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGYDedicated SERVICES to children to diagnose and treat conditions and diseases of the central nervous system, with appropriate facilities and support staff
422NEONATOLOGYSpecial Care, High Dependency and Intensive Care
424WELL BABIESUse when NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE = 0 - Normal Care: Care given by the mother/substitute with medical and neonatal nursing advice if needed. See Well Baby
430GERIATRIC MEDICINESERVICES to treat diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which PATIENTS may be under the care of Geriatric Medicine, this decision should be determined by the individual PATIENT's needs
450DENTAL MEDICINE SPECIALTIESIncludes Oral Medicine.
460MEDICAL OPHTHALMOLOGYSERVICES to diagnose and treat medical conditions affecting the eye, orbits, and visual pathways
500not a Treatment Function 
501OBSTETRICSThe management of pregnancy and childbirth including miscarriages and still births but excluding planned terminations. Excludes Midwifery Service see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 560
502GYNAECOLOGYDisorders of the female reproductive system. Includes planned terminations
503GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGYSERVICES to treat cancers of the female reproductive system
510RetiredRecord as Obstetrics, antenatal clinic can be used as a local sub-specialty if required
520RetiredRecord as Obstetrics, postnatal clinic can be used as a local sub-specialty if required
560MIDWIFERY SERVICESERVICES provided under the direct care of a MIDWIFE. Excludes Obstetrics see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 501
600not a Treatment Function 
610RetiredRecord as Obstetrics
620RetiredUse the appropriate function under which the patient is treated
Therapies
650PHYSIOTHERAPYThe treatment of human function and movement to help people to achieve their full physical potential. The use of physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore wellbeing
651OCCUPATIONAL THERAPYThe use of specific activities to limit the effects of disability and promote independence in all aspects of daily life
652SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPYThe assessment, treatment and help to prevent speech, language and swallowing difficulties
653PODIATRYAlso known as Chiropody. The diagnosis and treatment of disorders, diseases and deformities of the feet. Excludes Podiatric Surgery see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 663
654DIETETICSThe application of the science of nutrition to devise eating plans for PATIENTS to treat medical conditions. The promotion of good health by helping to facilitate a positive change in food choices amongst individuals, groups and communities
655ORTHOPTICSThe diagnosis and treatment of visual problems involving eye movement and alignment
656CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGYThe diagnosis and treatment of emotional and behavioural disorders
657PROSTHETICSThe supply of prosthetics for PATIENTS
658ORTHOTICSThe supply of orthoses for PATIENTS
659DRAMA THERAPYThe use of drama and theatre techniques including role play, voice work and storytelling for therapeutic purposes
660ART THERAPYThe use of art techniques including clay, paint and paper for therapeutic purposes and as a means of communication
661MUSIC THERAPYThe use of music and all of its facets to help clients to improve or maintain their health
662OPTOMETRYThe diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of disorders of the eye and vision care
663*PODIATRIC SURGERYThe treatment of foot problems, including soft tissue, bone and joint surgery of the foot, ankle and associated structures, excludes Podiatry see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE - 653
Psychiatry 
700LEARNING DISABILITYSERVICES provided to PATIENTS with a Learning Disability
710ADULT MENTAL ILLNESSSERVICES provided to adult PATIENTS for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness
711CHILD and ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRYSERVICES providing diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychopathological disorders of children and adolescents
712FORENSIC PSYCHIATRYSERVICES to assess PATIENTS who have committed an offence and are receiving treatment in high, medium and low secure units or prisons
713PSYCHOTHERAPYSERVICES providing therapy used to treat emotional problems and mental health conditions
715OLD AGE PSYCHIATRYSERVICES providing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders in older adult PATIENTS
720EATING DISORDERSA specialist SERVICE for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating
721ADDICTION SERVICESThe prevention and treatment of substance misuse including drugs and alcohol. If PATIENTS have both severe mental illness and problematic substance misuse, see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 726 Dual Diagnosis Service
722LIAISON PSYCHIATRYThe provision of psychiatric treatment to PATIENTS attending general hospitals including out-patient clinics, Accident and Emergency Departments and admission to wards. Deals with the interface between physical and psychological health.
723PSYCHIATRIC INTENSIVE CAREThe provision of psychiatric SERVICES to vulnerable individuals who are admitted to Psychiatric Intensive Care Units from open acute wards and forensic settings
724PERINATAL PSYCHIATRYA specialist psychiatric SERVICE for the diagnosis and treatment of ante-natal and post-natal psychiatric problems
725*MENTAL HEALTH RECOVERY AND REHABILIATION SERVICESERVICES provided to support recovery from mental illness that maximises the PATIENT's quality of life and social inclusion by encouraging their skills, promoting independence and autonomy
725*MENTAL HEALTH RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION SERVICESERVICES provided to support recovery from mental illness that maximises the PATIENT's quality of life and social inclusion by encouraging their skills, promoting independence and autonomy
726*MENTAL HEALTH DUAL DIAGNOSIS SERVICESERVICES to provide support to PATIENTS with both severe mental illness and substance misuse problems. Personality disorder may coexist with psychiatric illness and/or substance misuse
727*DEMENTIA ASSESSMENT SERVICESERVICES for the assessment of PATIENTS with dementia, which may complicate care giving and can occur at any stage of the illness. In addition to memory impairment, dementia may include behavioural and psychological problems
Radiology 
800CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (previously RADIOTHERAPY)The diagnosis and treatment, typically with Radiotherapy, of PATIENTS with cancer.
810not a Treatment Function 
811INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGYDiagnosis and treatment of diseases utilising minimally-invasive image-guided procedures. Not to be used for Diagnostic Imaging - see TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE 812
812DIAGNOSTIC IMAGINGThe production and interpretation of high quality images of the body to diagnose injuries and disease, e.g. x-rays, Ultrasound Scan, MRI Scan, PET Scan or CT Scan.
Pathology 
820not a Treatment Function 
821not a Treatment Function 
822CHEMICAL PATHOLOGYTo be used for clinical management only
823not a Treatment FunctionSee Clinical Haematology
824not a Treatment Function 
830not a Treatment FunctionSee Clinical Immunology
831not a Treatment FunctionSee Clinical Microbiology
832Retired 
834MEDICAL VIROLOGYThe diagnosis and management and prevention of virus and related infections, in hospital and in the community including HIV/AIDS, other blood-borne infections like hepatitis B and C and viruses such as SARS and avian flu
840AUDIOLOGYPhysiological measurement and diagnosis of hearing disorders, and the rehabilitation of PATIENTS with hearing loss
Other 
900not a Treatment Function 
901not a Treatment Function 
920*DIABETIC EDUCATION SERVICESERVICES providing dedicated small group education courses regarding self management for diabetic PATIENTS
950not a Treatment FunctionUse the appropriate function under which the patient is treated
960not a Treatment FunctionUse the appropriate function under which the patient is treated
990Retired 

Notes:
 Code 500 is not acceptable for Central Returns including Hospital Episode Statistics 
* The functionality to report these TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES is available in version 6-2 of the Commissioning Data Sets and the associated CDS-XML Schema Release (6-2). However note that they will not be processed by the Secondary Uses Service's Payment Grouper until SUS Release 13 (April 2013). These TREATMENT FUNCTION CODES cannot be transmitted in XML Schemas for the previous version of the Commissioning Data Sets (6-1-1)
 

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