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Description This information standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss get appropriate information and communication support from NHS and adult social care services.
Reference code DCB1605
Has the standard been published? Yes
Nationally Mandated Yes
Status of standard Active
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Standard type Information codes of practice
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Contact details
  • Appointment / scheduling
  • Referrals
  • Access to records
  • Prescribing
  • Vaccination
  • Messaging
  • Patient communication
  • Tests and diagnostics
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Dentistry
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Mental health
  • Patient
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Social care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards * [Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Deployment and Use of Health IT Systems]( * [Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Manufacture of Health IT Systems]( * [Secure Email]( * [Information Governance Standards Framework]( (retired) * [Mental Health Services Data Set]( (retired)
Dependencies * [SNOMED CT](
Assurance This standard has been approved by the Data Coordination Board (superceded) and published as an information standard notice (ISN).