Dictionary of Medicines and Devices

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Description This information standard is a dictionary for use in the NHS of medicines licensed in the United Kingdom
Reference code SCCI0052
Has the standard been published? Yes
Nationally Mandated Yes
Status of standard Active
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Standard type Data definitions and terminologies
Documentation Help Text
Link to Documentation https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/information-standards/information-standards-and-data-collections-including-extractions/publications-and-notifications/standards-and-collections/scci0052-dictionary-of-medicines-and-devices-dm-d
Contact details standards.assurance@nhs.net
  • Clinical decision support
  • Prescribing
  • Dispensing
  • Messaging
  • Reference data
  • Tests and diagnostics
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Mental health
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards * ISB 0108: AIDC: Automatic Identification and Data Capture Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification system * ISB 1582: Electronic Yellow Card Reporting * SCCI0160: Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Deployment and Use of Health IT Systems * SCCI0129: Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Manufacture of Health IT Systems * ISB 1552: Read Clinical Terms Version 3 * ISB 1553: Read Version 2 RxNorm * SCCI0034: SNOMED CT * ISB 1533: Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Data Set * The Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA) * SCCI1570: HIV and AIDS Reporting System (HARS)
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Assurance This standard has been approved by the [Data Alliance Partnership Board (DAPB)](https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/information-standards/information-standards-and-data-collections-including-extractions/data-alliance-partnership-board) and published as an information standard notice (ISN)