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OPCS-4.6 – latest version

The latest version of the OPCS Classification of Interventions and Procedures is OPCS-4.6 for NHS implementation on 1 April 2011.

Formal notification to the NHS and NHS system suppliers of this update for implementation was provided by the Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care through publication of an:

  • Advance Notification - Reference AN/1001
  • Information Standards Notice - Amended - Reference Amd 150/2010

OPCS-4.6 data files for download

OPCS-4.6 data files for system supplier implementation are available for download from the Technology Reference data Update Distribution (TRUD) service subject to registration and acceptance of the terms and conditions.  This is the preferred route to issue classification and terminology updates to the NHS in a safe and secure environment hosted by the Technology Office.

Other resources / information available on our website to support OPCS-4.6

Summary of Changes OPCS-4.5 to OPCS-4.6

OPCS-4.6 eVersion

OPCS-4.6 Tabular List and Alphabetical Index

DH Chemotherapy Regimens List and NCS clinical coding guidance

DH High Cost Drugs List and NCS clinical coding guidance

National clinical classifications helpdesk

OPCS-4.6 eVersion online survey