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Let it SNOMED, let it SNOMED, let it SNOMED!

Posted on December 14, 2018

SNOMED, the new clinical coding system being rolled out in primary care across the UK, may be for life rather than for Christmas. But HeRC senior software engineer Richard Williams has written a fantastic festive guide to the differences between former clinical coding system Read codes and the new SNOMED system, published in BMJ.

Why does a stuntman’s doctor have such an easy job? How can we write a clinical coding panto? And just how many bad things can happen involving an aeroplane? Find out more in the BMJ article here.