TRUD, NHSBSA dictionary of medicines and devices

NHSBSA dictionary of medicines and devices

NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) and the Health and Social Care (HSCIC) dictionary of medicines and devices (dm+d)
For more information please go to http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/1121.aspx

Please note that if you have any issues with the data within the NHSBSA release sub packs please contact:
NHS Business Services Authority
Tel: 0845 850 0001
Email: nhsbsa.dmdenquiries@nhs.net

NHSBSA dm+d and NHSBSA dm+d Supplementary releases are scheduled weekly on a Monday. When the Monday is a Bank Holiday the release should be available for download on the Monday. However there is a small chance that it might not be available until the next working day. The release emails will always be sent the next working day.

Items available to subscribers

NHSBSA dm+d

NHS Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) in a vendor-neutral format.

For further details see the NHS Prescription Services pages.

Status: Supported


The next release is scheduled for Monday, 29 May 2017.

NHSBSA dm+d supplementary

dm+d supplementary files. The NHSBSA maintains a list of ATC classification and BNF codes, linked to products prescribed in Primary Care. They are not an officially endorsed dm+d product and are provided for their own business purposes.

Status: Supported


The next release is scheduled for Monday, 29 May 2017.

dm+d XML Transformation Tool

This application can be used to read the NHS Dictionary of Medicines and Devices weekly release (NHSBSA dm+d) XML files and convert the content into both Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and CSV (comma separated value) files. The tool has a number of dependencies:

  • Runs on Microsoft Windows only (Fully tested on Windows 7)
  • Runs from the C drive of the computer which may require local administrator permission
  • Requires Microsoft Excel (Fully tested with Excel 2010)
  • Uses a Microsoft Excel Macro enabled spreadsheet

The NHSBSA dm+d release is not included with the tool and must be downloaded separately.


NHSBSA dm+d test file

NHS Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d) test file. Provides early sight to system suppliers and developers of changes to dm+d.


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An Introduction to NHS dm+d and SNOMED CT UK Drug Extension – A series of short webinars:

Introduction to dm+d

http://www.nwyhelearning.nhs.uk/elearning/nhsdigital/dmd_Introduction/index.html

Business Services Authority dm+d browser demonstration

http://www.nwyhelearning.nhs.uk/elearning/nhsdigital/dmd_browserdemo/index.html

dm+d and SNOMED CT UK drug extension on TRUD

https://isd.hscic.gov.uk/trud3/user/authenticated/group/2/pack/9/subpack/141/releases

Status: Supported


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