Set strategy and actions to foster clinical engagement internationally.
Welcome & Apologies
Review of agenda
Ian Green welcomed everyone as Kathy Farndon is in transit and may not be able to logon.
Agenda review done.
Conflicts of Interest
Minutes of last meeting
3.1. Approval of minutes of last meeting and actions not on the agenda
Minutes approved with no changes required.
Discussion around LOINC content and overlap with NPU (Nomenclature, Properties and Units) coding system related to global application of LOINC.
Report from the Professional SIGs
See attached slides:
Nursing ZWM reported that the Nursing SIG attendance has fallen off. Meetings and review of material has been a challenge. Review of ICN content requiring addition to SNOMED will be reviewed at March meeting.
Dentistry MJU provided and update; has some challenges with anatomical sites. Work required on expressions for the Odontogram.
Anesthesia - PMC provided an update.
IPaLM - WSC provide an update;
GP/FP - RSI provide and update.
Engaging with global clinical communities - update
Update on Genomics
First meeting of new genomics group will be in April in London. Experts from different countries. IGR discussed possible approaches to Genomics and planning. However, it is noted that Genomics is changing all the time so it is hard to know at this time what to tackle first.