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Showing articles written in January 2018. See all articles

  • 2018- 19 CCAP/CCTP Training Schedule

    The Terminology and Classifications Delivery Service is pleased to confirm that our full 2018-19 Training Schedule is now available on Delen.  Please access the Clinical Coding Auditor Programme and/or the Clinical Coding Trainer Programme for more information.

    By Mandy Hudson 1 year ago

  • Clinical Coding Managers Workspace

    We are designing a new Delen workspace to meet the needs of Clinical Coding Managers. The workspace will allow managers to stay up to date with the latest clinical coding news, access the clinical coding handbooks, join discussions with other Clinical Coding Managers and share relevant documentation. In order to help us to develop the workspace in a way that best meets your needs, we would like coding managers to work with us on the design and testing. If you are able to get involved, please complete this very short questionnaire to express your interest and give us an insight into the some of the things that you would find useful.

    By Mandy Hudson 1 year ago

  • Clinical Coding Trainer Programme (CCTP) Assessment Day - Wednesday 15th November

    We are pleased to confirm that two candidates were successful in passing both the Practical and Theory papers and as a result will be invited to attend the Train the Trainer course which will be held in Leeds in March 2018. There were a total of seven candidates on the Assessment Day, with three candidates passing the Practical paper and four passing the Theory paper. All candidates passed the Presentation and Pre-prepared Flip Chart Activity part of the day. A Summary of Common Errors document relating to the Clinical Coding Trainer Programme Assessment Day held on 15th November 2017 is now available to view on our Delen website. An overview of the common errors made in both the Practical and Theory papers is provided along with explanations/rationales. Generic feedback is also given on the Presentation and Pre-Prepared Flip Chart Activity elements of the assessment day. You can access these within the Clinical Coding Trainer Programme area on Delen

    By Katy Park 1 year ago

  • Query Resolution Database Update

    The resolution to UID 2639 has been removed and replaced with UID 4431.

    By Heather Douglas 1 year ago

  • Proposal for the development of a primary procedure definition

    At the beginning of the year we received a proposal from Nyk Tarr, Clinical Coding Trainer, for the development of a new primary procedure definition. To ensure we investigated this proposal in full, all members of the Terminology & Classifications Delivery Service with expertise in classifications were asked to review the proposal. The team members were asked to consider the proposed definition for a primary procedure as well as the background, rationale and the wider discussions held with clinical coding trainers. We further investigated potentially affected national clinical coding standards and current representation in international classifications such as the International Classification of Health Interventions Beta (ICHI) and the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI). Team members were asked to consider the following: Are there significant issues or discrepancies being experienced by the service around the assignment of the correct primary...

    By Katy Park 1 year ago