Research and analysis

Barcoding: application to healthcare

This report reviews progress in the use of coding technology in healthcare and the development and improvement of coding standards.

Applies to England


Review of coding for success implementation

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This review of the implementation of Coding for Success:

  • outlines progress made since 2007
  • was recommended by the Health Select Committee in its 2009 report on Patient Safety
Published 21 October 2010