Clinical Coding


New for 2019/20 we are pleased to offer Clinical Coding training courses!

Introduction to Clinical Coding using EMIS Web (duration 3-4 hours depending on your location)

This course is designed for GP Practice Administration staff who are new to or have little experience of Clinical Coding and will be delivered in groups at designated training venues within each CCG area using training laptops.

During the course you will learn:

  • Understand the principles of read codes in EMIS Web
  • Develop knowledge of what coded information is used for after being entered into EMIS Web
  • Be able to use the course information to adhere to data quality guidelines
  • Understand the transition from read codes to SNOMED CT including key changes and benefits
  • Practice both Read code and SNOMED CT searching methods using the EMIS Web code browsers
  • Understand the coding structure including hierarchy, synonyms and relationships
  • Have knowledge of external resources and how they can further develop understanding of coding and data quality

If you are interested in finding out more about this course or would like to book a place please contact our IT Training Administration Team on 0300 123 5678 or email