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  • Apprenticeship Standard for Clinical Coder - Standard Approved

    By Katy Park 3 weeks ago

    The Clinical Coding Trailblazer is delighted to announce that the Standard for Clinical Coder has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships.

  • Data Secutiry and Protection Toolkit guidance for Clinical Coding Training and Audit

    By Katy Park 5 weeks ago

    Dear colleague The clinical coding audit guidance and training guidance associated with Data Standards 1 and 3 in the new Data Security & Protection Toolkit is now available in Delen and reflected in the toolkit . Coding departments should use these guidance documents when completing their annual assessments for the Data Security & Protection Toolkit. The guidance in these documents remains largely unchanged than that contained in the former Information Governance Toolkit Requirements 505 and 514 (audit) and 510 and 516 (training), just in a different format. Kind regards Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service
  • SNOMED CT Webinars – new dates scheduled

    By Mandy Hudson 5 weeks ago

    We offer a number of webinars that have been designed to provide helpful information about SNOMED CT in general and its specific use in Primary Care. The webinars are all live and provide opportunities for delegates to ask questions and listen to questions raised by other delegates. A list of webinars and further information about how to register can be found on the SNOMED CT Education and Training page.   New dates have been scheduled for the following webinars:   Introduction to SNOMED CT This webinar provides a good basic understanding of SNOMED CT, plus examples of where it is used.   Finding content in SNOMED CT Learn how to search SNOMED CT for the clinical term that you need. See how to search for individual terms, groups of related terms and terms related to a specific speciality, plus simple tips for making your searches successful.    Clinical Data Analytics Tool (CDAT) Virtual...
  • Clinical Coding Auditor Assessment Day - Summary of Common Errors

    By Mandy Hudson 5 weeks ago

    The Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service are pleased to confirm that 18 candidates were successful in meeting the required criteria for both the Theory and Practical papers and as a result have been invited to attend one of the Clinical Coding Audit Workshops which will be held in both Leeds in September and London in November. There were a total of 38 candidates on the Assessment Day, with 21 candidates passing the Practical paper and 21 passing the Theory paper.  The Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service is pleased to confirm that nearly all candidates passed the Conclusions and Recommendations exercise and all passed the presentation part of the day. A Summary of Common Errors document relating to the Clinical Coding Auditor Programme Assessment Day held on 9th May 2018 is now available to view on our Delen website. It provides an overview of the common errors made in both the Practical and Theory papers along with explanations/rationales as...
  • Clinical Coding Trainer Programme (CCTP) Assessment Day

    By Mandy Hudson 6 weeks ago

    The Terminology and Classifications Service has now received successful applications for all 24 places on our Clinical Coding Trainer Programme (CCTP) Assessment Day scheduled to take place on 6 September 2018. We therefore can’t accept any further applications. If you are interested in applying for the 2019/20 CCTP and would like your name placed on our early notification list, please email information.standards@nhs.net . Kind regards Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service
  • GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation

    By Gavin McIntosh 7 weeks ago

    You will be aware that new regulations come into force today regarding the ways in which organisations hold and use personal data. Information about GDPR as a whole can be found on the ICO website   and you can find out more about how we at NHS Digital look after your information in our updated transparency guidance  and privacy information relating to normal business .   In relation to the Kahootz platform on which Delen has been built, you will see a link to the Kahootz privacy policy   in the footer of each page. If you are a registered user of Delen, you can change your email preferences by logging in and accessing your account details.
  • Reminder - Update to the Query Resolution form for use from April 2018

    By Mandy Hudson 7 weeks ago

    A new version of the Classifications Query Submission form has been in use since 1st April 2018, it includes our new name along with the current copyright year.

    If you haven't already, please start using the new form which is now available to download from the Query Resolution area on Delen. For your convenience, we have included the link to the new form here.

  • ICD-11: Presentation to Member States

    By Katy Park 2 months ago

    This  presentation was given to Representatives of the Permanent Missions of Member State at the WHO HQ in Geneva on Monday, 14 May 2018 in advance of the World Health Assembly (WHA) and Executive Board (EB) starting next week. This information is public, and can be used by you and/or shared with your networks and colleagues, if desired and useful.
  • Announcing the closure of the Clinical Coding Academy Network

    By Lou Meredith 2 months ago

    The Clinical Coding Academy Network (CCA Network) was established in 2011 with the aim of delivering high quality training to the NHS clinical coding community. In discussion with our partners at West Midlands Clinical Coding Academy (WMCCA) and Mersey Internal Audit Agency Clinical Coding Academy (MIAA CCA), it has become apparent that a lot has changed since the network was originally conceived, in terms of the challenges faced by NHS Trusts, the opportunities that technology now provides for different ways of working and the different models that trusts are finding to meet their evolving training needs. In particular, we are aware that: more in-house trainers are being appointed to support career development paths more bespoke and flexible training materials are being designed for local needs more trainers and coders want to be involved in the design and development of materials. To support this changing landscape, we at NHS Digital and the Academies, have jointly...
  • Terminology and Classifications Annual Survey – Have Your Say

    By Lou Meredith 2 months ago

    Our  Terminology and Classifications annual survey  is now live with a closing date of 11 June . The survey offers an opportunity to provide important feedback on our products and services and, crucially, helps us to identify areas where we need to improve. So please get involved and have your say.  We have significantly reduced the number of questions this year, so it should take no more than a few minutes to complete.  A report of the survey results and a service improvement plan will be published shortly after the closing date.  Kind regards. Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service
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