TRUD, Terminology Tools

Terminology Tools

Terminology Browsers and Tools

Definitions for UKTC Products on TRUD

1. Status=Technology Preview – definition can be found here

2. Status=Draft for Trial Use – definition can be found here

3. Status=Supported Product – definition can be found here

4. Status=Legacy Product – definition can be found here

5. Status=Deprecated - definition can be found here

6. Status=Withdrawn - definition can be found here

All the above statuses are all explained in detail in this document http://systems.hscic.gov.uk/data/uktc/snomed/governance/lifecycle.pdf

Items available to subscribers

CliniClue® Xplore

CliniClue® Xplore is the latest version of the CliniClue freeware browser for SNOMED Clinical Terms®. Developed by The Clinical Information Consultancy Ltd, CliniClue® for further information, please visit the NHS SNOMED CT Browsers website

For further information regarding Installation of this software, please see CliniClue Browser Installation Guide

Notice: The CliniClue® browser and data pack have been provided on TRUD as an open source tool to enable users to browse SNOMED terminology offline using Release format 1 (RF1) data. Following the final International Release in RF1 the external provider has provided notification that there will be no future build of this product.

The October 2016 CliniClue® browser and data pack published on TRUD was the final release; no new future versions of this product will be available.


CliniClue® Data

Data files For CliniClue® Xplore

Please refer to installation guide for data implementation

Notice: The CliniClue® browser and data pack have been provided on TRUD as an open source tool to enable users to browse SNOMED terminology offline using Release format 1 (RF1) data. Following the final International Release in RF1 the external provider has provided notification that there will be no future build of this product.

The October 2016 CliniClue® browser and data pack published on TRUD was the final release; no new future versions of this product will be available.


CliniClue® eLearning

Short demo of how to use the CliniClue Xplore browser to explore SNOMED CT

Notice: The CliniClue® browser and data pack have been provided on TRUD as an open source tool to enable users to browse SNOMED terminology offline using Release format 1 (RF1) data. Following the final International Release in RF1 the external provider has provided notification that there will be no future build of this product.

The October 2016 CliniClue® browser and data pack published on TRUD was the final release; no new future versions of this product will be available.


NHS Read Browser

Important Notice - Information on the withdrawal of Read v2 and CTV3 can be found here


UK READ codes release data (all versions) in browsable form. This includes English and Scottish variations of the Tri set browser.

Status: Supported


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.


UKTC Data Migration Workbench

This sub-pack contains the UKTC Data Migration Workbench application, which includes its database files pre-loaded with the latest versions of SNOMED CT, CTV3, READ, OPCS-4, ICD-10 and the crossmaps between them. Also included are installation and user guides and a ReadMe.txt file. It is important you read the ReadMe.txt file BEFORE you begin to install this application.

For UKTC Data Migration Workbench Training Materials please go here.

Status: In Development