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This is the home page for all Clinical Engagement activities within Confluence. The site directs you to all resources you will need as a clinician to participate in the development of SNOMED CT, and also provides access to clinically focused educational materials


For queries relating to Clinical Engagement, please email

Clinical Engagement Chat Room

The Clinical Engagement Chat Room aims to provide a simple way to engage with other clinicians on issues and to ask/answer queries.

The url for the chat room is 

Getting Started

Access to the SNOMED International Slack workspaces are by invitation only. Experience on other platforms has shown that it is easier to manage who has access this way.

If you do not have an account or access to the SNOMED International public workspace, please contact to request an account. 

SNOMED CT - Exploring pathology challenges

As pathology moves towards an increasingly digitalised platform, and the use of SNOMED CT increases, there are a number of challenges that arise. These individual presentations help to start the conversation relating to these issues specifically. We hope that this will begin a broader conversation relating to the broader pathology implementation using SNOMED CT.

2023/04/05 - 'SNOMED CT -Exploring pathology challenges', London

  • Slides and recording available here

About Us

Clinical input into the development of SNOMED CT ensures that the terminology meets current and future clinical requirements. These activities form part of the broader approach of Clinical Engagement. Clinical engagement is currently supported by a dedicated team

The team looks to support clinical engagement activities across all regions through discussion and collaboration with local-based clinical colleagues, and discussions with national release centres (NRCs).

Ian Green

Customer Relations Lead Europe &

Clinical Engagement Business Manager

Dr Charles Gutteridge

Clinical Engagement Lead


Jane Millar

Collaboration Lead

CRG Coordinator


The links below provide access to various resources which support the provision of clinical input into the development and maintenance of SNOMED CT. 

Please <CLICK> on the appropriate button to access the resources you require

Clinical Engagement strategy

SNOMED International Clinical Engagement strategy sets out the organisations approach to engaging with clinicians and clinical groups. It provides a framework for engagement activities, and details how clinical input will be provided to ensure that SNOMED CT meets the requirement of clinicians, and remains clinically relevant in the changing face of healthcare.


  • To ensure that all activities of the SNOMED International are influenced by global clinical communities
  • SNOMED International’s culture has a progressive and sustainable approach to engaging clinicians

Access strategy here Clinical Engagement

Blog stream

Abstract submission deadline extended to May 2 What's better than attending an exciting conference? Being part of it! Submit an abstract for an oral presentation or an e-poster to see your name on the program at this year's SNOMED CT Expo. In addition to being an excellent professional development opportunity, you'll be a part of the ever-expanding SNOMED CT global community, which thrives when users share their knowledge and expertise. Check out https://www.snomed.…
In the UK, in response to the Mental Health Taskforce, there was a drive to make sure people experiencing first-episode psychosis have timely access to evidence-based care. The NCCMH (National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health) developed the guidance documents to support this, commissioned by NHS England.…
SNOMED International and the International Diet Dysphagia Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) have signed an agreement to incorporate IDDSI Framework v2.0 content into SNOMED CT to enable use in electronic health records globally. Peter Lam, IDDSI Chair, expressed that, “The agreement with SNOMED is another exciting and positive step to meeting IDDSI's goal of improving the safety of people of all ages, all cultures, and in all care settings, who are living with dysphagia.…

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  1. Nursing CRG meeting 12 January 2021

    This is a reminder that there is a meeting of the Nursing CRG today at 2000 UTC.

    We are delighted that Erica Culp and Christine Spisla have volunteered to take on leadership up the group. They will introduce themselves and there will be a focused discussion on topics the Nursing CRG wants to address. Jane and Ian will provide an update on activities at SNOMED International and other clinical group activities, and there will be an update on ICNP alignment work.

    Look forward to seeing you all later - the dial in details are on front page of Nursing CRG confluence page