HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v1.0.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.2.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions


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id: rcFB

name: RcFB

status: active

kind: codesystem

date: Mar 20, 2019, 12:00:00 AM

publisher: National Health Service (UK)

contact: Paul Frosdick, NHS Information Authority:

responsible: National Health Service (UK)

description: The Read Codes Four Byte Set consists of 4 alphanumeric characters. This version contains approximately 40,000 codes arranged in a hierarchical structure. Top level hierarchy sections: Disorders Findings Surgical procedures Investigations Occupations Drugs


type: oid

value: 2.16.840.1.113883.6.28

preferred: true


type: uri

value: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/rcFB

preferred: true