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Description SNOMED CT is the information standard for clinical terminology; it is an international standard published by SNOMED International providing a global common language for health terms.
Reference code SCCI0034
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
Contact details
  • Clinical decision support
  • Key care information
  • Prescribing
  • Vaccination
  • Messaging
  • Reference data
  • Tests and diagnostics
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Dentistry
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Mental health
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards [SCCI0052: Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d)](
Dependencies [NHS Digital SNOMED CT Browser]( - this online browser contains the SNOMED CT International release, the UK Clinical Extension, the UK Drug Extension, and the UK Pathology Extension.
Assurance This standard has been approved by the Standardisation committee for care information (legacy) and published as an information standard notice (ISN).
Endorsements Not applicable