NHS Data Model and DictionaryNHS Digital
Type:Patch
Reference:1649
Version No:1.0
Subject:SNOMED CT EXPRESSION and CODED PROCEDURE AND PROCEDURE STATUS (SNOMED CT)
Effective Date:Immediate
Reason for Change:Patch
Publication Date:9 April 2018

Background:

The Data Elements SNOMED CT EXPRESSION and CODED PROCEDURE AND PROCEDURE STATUS (SNOMED CT) were introduced by DCB0011: Mental Health Services Data Set.

It has been identified that the Format/Length of SNOMED CT EXPRESSION is incorrect.

To resolve this, the NHS Data Model and Dictionary has been updated as follows:

The Format/Length of SNOMED CT EXPRESSION will be updated with the correct detail in a future Information Standard.

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Summary of changes:

Data Elements
CODED PROCEDURE AND PROCEDURE STATUS (SNOMED CT)   Changed Description
SNOMED CT EXPRESSION   Changed Description
 

Date:9 April 2018
Sponsor:Nicholas Oughtibridge BSc FBCS CITP, Head of Information Standards, NHS Digital

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CODED PROCEDURE AND PROCEDURE STATUS (SNOMED CT)

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:See SNOMED CT EXPRESSION
Format/Length:min an6 max an56
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
CODED PROCEDURE AND PROCEDURE STATUS (SNOMED CT) is the same as attribute CLINICAL TERMINOLOGY CODE.

CODED PROCEDURE AND PROCEDURE STATUS (SNOMED CT) is the SNOMED CT EXPRESSION which is used to identify a procedure plus the status of the procedure.

 

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SNOMED CT EXPRESSION

Change to Data Element: Changed Description

Format/Length:min an6 max an56
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
SNOMED CT EXPRESSION is the same as attribute CLINICAL TERMINOLOGY CODE.

SNOMED CT EXPRESSION is structure combination of one or more concept identifiers to express a clinical idea.SNOMED CT EXPRESSION is a structured combination of one or more SNOMED CT concept identifiers to express a clinical idea.

Note: a concept identifier is a SNOMED CT identifier that uniquely identifies a concept (meaning).

For further information on SNOMED CT EXPRESSIONS, see the SNOMED CT Glossary at: Expression.

 

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