Education and Training - SNOMED CT Implementation in Primary Care



GP clinical system suppliers will provide end user system training for any changes to their system. Queries should be directed to your GP system supplier. 



Additional useful resources can be found in Main Publications including documentation and recordings on Creating Terminology Tables in a Database and a paper on SNOMED CT and the dm+d



SNOMED International Education

SNOMED International has a large amount of SNOMED CT education material available. To help navigate the content NHS Digital has created a list of the education materials. The list includes an explanation of the materials, the level, the types of material (e.g. recorded presentations, documents and websites), and the types of role it would be most suited to.




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Book to attend a live webinar.

Please Note:  Registration requests will be approved by the project team during standard office hours. If you haven't received an automated confirmation from WebEx within four working days with your joining details, please contact who will be able to reissue your meeting invite. As this is an automated system, please take care to ensure that your email address is correct when using the registration form. The acceptance email provides information on how to join the webinar, so please keep this safe or use the Add to Calendar functionality.

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Webinar recordings

  • Introducing SNOMED CT in General Practice 

Watch the presentation in 5 bite-sized sessions:

  • Session 1: Why  does general practice need to change? (5 mins)
  • Session 2: The logistics of the transition (7 mins)
  • Session 3: A look at SNOMED CT (9mins)
  • Session 4: A quick comparison with Read codes (4mins)
  • Session 5: Preparing for the transition (4 mins)


  • Exploring SNOMED CT content for General Practice (full recording) eLearning Player

This recorded presentation provides a basic overview of SNOMED CT and covers different ways of searching SNOMED CT using the NHS Digital Browser. It also provides more in depth information about the key hierarchies : Findings/Disorders, Procedures, Observables, and Situations.

Data Quality for General Practice: Considerations in moving from Read to SNOMED CT - this recording provides valuable information for those interested in primary care data quality, for example, data quality specialists and primary care coding trainers. It covers some key differences between Read and SNOMED CT and how this effects data quality.

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Presentation slides

Webinar presentation slides


Train the Trainer Workshop presentation slides


From Read Codes to SNOMED CT: Workshop for Providers of GP IT Services presentation slides

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By Christian Hyde 1 year ago