A set of release files containing the Codes and Titles and Metadata and specification, Tables of Coding Equivalences and specification (comprising forward and backward maps with/without code descriptions) and a summary of changes report, to support ICD-10 5th Edition implementation on 1 April 2016.
The Information Standards Notice describes the mandate for NHS and NHS supplier implementation.
This item is designed for NHS information departments and/or NHS system suppliers to upload into PAS systems, and to assist data analysts with the comparison of data collected according to ICD-10 5th Edition with that collected according to the ICD-10 4th Edition. These data files are neither designed nor intended for training purposes.
Released on Monday, 2 November 2015.