Dear all, 

The Production release of the July 2023 SNOMED CT® International Patient Set (IPS) RF2 refset package is now available, from the MLDS distribution site.

All files distributed are available from the  “July 2023 v1.0” version in the “SNOMED CT International Patient Set (IPS) RF2 Refset package - SNOMED International” project, which can be found on the “SNOMED Releases” page in MLDS, accessed here:

The SNOMED CT® IPS refset package contains SNOMED CT files in Release Format 2 (RF2) format, distributed in a zipped file archive:


In line with the new SNOMED International packaging guidelines, the Release Notes have been separated from the release package, and so can be downloaded as distinct files from the same MLDS release version:

  • doc_SnomedCT-IPS-ReleaseNotes_Current_en-US_INT_20230731.pdf

The Release Notes can also be accessed online:

Those Members using MLDS as their distribution site will find that their affiliates have access to the new release automatically.

If you have any questions about the July 2023 SNOMED CT® International Patient Set (IPS) RF2 refset package, or have difficulties downloading the files from the distribution site, please contact SNOMED International at with “July 2023 SNOMED CT® IPS RF2 refset package release question” in the subject line.   

Kind regards, 

Andrew Atkinson  |  Release Manager

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