Video for FCI webinar on Coding for General Practice now available

On 23rd April, the Faculty held a webinar to explain the purpose of the recently published FCI COVID-19 coding advice and list of concepts for general practice. This was a great session Chaired by Faculty Honorary Treasurer Nick Booth and beginning with an introductory presentation from Faculty Chair John Williams. This was followed by national perspectives from Ian Thompson (Clinical Lead for Primary Care, Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government) and Julian Costello (Medical Informatician, NHS Wales Informatics Service) and was all supported by Jeremy Rogers (Consultant Terminology Specialist, NHS Digital). The webinar then concluded with an informative Q&A session.

You can watch the recording on the Faculty website, in our COVID-19 Webinars section, and you can also watch it on the Faculty YouTube channel. Further webinars and content will be uploaded here in future, so make sure to subscribe!

Upcoming webinars are the first meeting of the FCI Clinical Safety Special Interest Group, with sessions on pathology standards and apps, taking place tomorrow 30th April 1- 2.30, and a session on Data Ethics and COVID-19 taking place on 7th May, 12.30 - 1.30. Please contact to sign up.

You can read the Faculty coding advice for general practice in our COVID-19 section. This advice will be updated as the situation continues, and guidance for Wales and Northern Ireland is due to be added soon.