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OPCS Classification of Interventions and Procedures

Version 4.8

About this information standard

SCCI has authorised the release of an Advance Notification (AN) announcing changes to OPCS Classification of Interventions and Procedures Version 4, with indicative timescales.

OPCS-4.8 will supersede version 4.7 which was approved by the Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care (previous documents can be found on the ISB website).

The full change for OPCS-4.8 will be submitted to the SCCI meeting in September 2016, with the Information Standards Notice currently scheduled to be published in October 2016.

The Advance Notification below provides details of this change. The draft summary of changes is also provided and the developer invites comments on the proposed changes; find out more and take part in the consultation (closes 31 July 2016). 

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