Treatment Function and Main Specialty Standard

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Description This information standard defines the Treatment Function and Main Specialty classifications used to support the national reporting and analysis of clinical workforce activity throughout the NHS.
Reference code DCB0028
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
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Contact details
  • Appointment / scheduling
  • Referrals
  • Clinical decision support
  • Reference data
  • Information governance
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Dentistry
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Mental health
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
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Dependencies No known dependencies
Assurance This standard was approved by the Data Coordination Board (legacy) and published as an information standard notice (ISN).
Endorsements Not applicable