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  • Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service – Service Improvement Plan for 2018-19

    By John Ramsden Yesterday at 13:41

    Following the publication of our annual survey report in August, we have continued to analyse the many detailed and constructive comments provided by survey respondents. Based on this analysis, we have identified a range of priority areas where we are committed to making improvements during 2018-19. Details are contained within the Service Improvement Plan, which we will update throughout the 2018-19 year, with news of progress against each commitment.

    Thank you once again to everyone who responded to the survey.

  • Clinical Coding Trainer Programme (CCTP) Assessment Day - Thursday 6th September 2018

    By Heather Douglas 2 weeks ago

    The Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service are pleased to confirm that 15 candidates were successful in passing both the Practical and Theory papers and as a result will be invited to attend a Clinical Coding Trainer Programme Train the Trainer course which will be held in both London and Leeds in early 2019.   There were a total of 24 candidates on the Assessment Day, with 15 candidates passing the Practical paper and 22 passing the Theory paper. The Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service is pleased to confirm that all the candidates passed the Presentation and Pre-prepared Flip Chart Activity part of the day.   We can confirm that a Summary of Common Errors document relating to the Clinical Coding Trainer Programme Assessment Day held on 6 th September 2018 is now available to view on our Delen website.   An overview of the common errors made in both the Practical and Theory papers are provided along with explanat...
  • Proposal for OPCS-4.9 codes for medical termination of pregnancy documented as a delivery procedure

    By Mandy Hudson 2 weeks ago

    We have published a proposal for authoring new OPCS-4 codes for medical termination of pregnancy documented as a delivery procedure, for possible inclusion in the OPCS-4.9 Classification, for the following scenarios: Patient received abortifacient/feticide discharged home. Patient later re-admitted to deliver a fetus (irrespective of gestational age or outcome of termination i.e. liveborn/stillborn). Documented as a delivery procedure. Patient received abortifacient/feticide and delivered a fetus in the same episode of care (irrespective of gestational age or outcome of termination i.e. liveborn/stillborn). Documented as a delivery procedure. You can access and comment on the proposal here . The consultation is open until Friday 19 October
  • ICD-11 Field Trials Third Round

    By Mandy Hudson 2 weeks ago

    The Third Round of the ICD-11 Field Trials started at the beginning of September and will close on Friday 30 November. If you have not registered and would like to take part please submit your details here and we will send you an invite to join the ICD-11 Field Trials Third Round Area on Delen. 

     If you have already registered and have not received an invite, please contact us at ICD-11@nhs.net and we will send you another invitation. 

  • Query Resolution Database Update

    By Heather Douglas 3 weeks ago

    The resolution UID 5254 has been removed and replaced with UID 5551.
  • Query Resolution Database Update

    By Heather Douglas 3 weeks ago

    The resolution UID 3123 has been removed and replaced with UID 5547 
  • Query Resolution Database Update

    By Heather Douglas 4 weeks ago

    The resolution UID 4893 has been removed and replaced with UID 5224
  • dm+d Description Guidance

    By Katy Park 5 weeks ago

    NHS Digital has published new guidance on the use of descriptions from the NHS dictionary of medicines and devices (dm+d). This document provides guidance to system suppliers and programmes on a consistent approach on how to use and display terms from the dm+d whilst accepting that individual programme requirements may provide more detailed information. The document can be viewed at the NHSBSA dm+d page , under Implementation Guidance.
  • Clinical Coding Standard Consultation - OPCS-4 Settings (Multiple Standards)

    By Katy Park 5 weeks ago

    A new standard consultation is available for review until 5th October 2018. We welcome your comments and feedback so please access the consultation via our Consultation area on Delen.
  • ICD-11 Field Trials Third Round Open Until 30 November

    By Mandy Hudson 6 weeks ago

    In our role as a WHO Collaborating Centre NHS Digital are taking part in the ICD-11 Field Trials. We have completed two rounds of trials and the third round is now open until Friday 30 November 2018.   The third round of trials uses cases based on scenarios taken from the ICD-10 exercise booklet and is carried out in Delen. Participants are provided with ICD-11 familiarisation and training prior to starting the trial cases.     We would like participants to undertake as many cases as possible in order for us to continue to assess the improvements that have been made to the Classification in the development of ICD-11 and where developments are still required. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone to test the classification and understand the differences from ICD-10 and the benefits of and improvements in ICD-11.     We currently have approximately 250 participants who have volunteered to take part. If you would like to register for the field...
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