SNOMED CT is a structured clinical vocabulary for use in electronic health records.
SNOMED CT is the required standard across the NHS. It must be used as the clinical standard before 1 April 2020. This applies to systems used for the direct management of individual care within:
- secondary care
- acute care
- mental health services
- community services
SNOMED must be used by all other providers of health related services before 1 April 2020. This applies to systems where the flow of information for the direct management of patient care comes into the NHS.
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Dental reference data files
Dental oral surgery (text: 21KB)Dental procedures (text: 2KB)Dental procedures by tooth (text: 2KB)Dental tooth deciduous (text: 7KB)Dental tooth permanent (text: 10KB)Dental tooth supernumerary (text: 10KB)Dental tooth surface (text: 11KB)