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Sexual orientation findings

Subset Name :   
Sexual orientation findings
Subset Original Id :   
Subset Type :   
Realm Concept

Refset FSN :   
Sexual orientation findings simple reference set (foundation metadata concept)
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Subset Description :
Sexual orientation to support monitoring standard SCCI2094. SCCI2094 is a Fundamental Standard for the recording of patient/service user sexual orientation across health and social care services. It is non-operational. It is intended for local use. There will be no data-flow. Any collection of sexual orientation data must use this standard; existing datasets which collect this data have agreed to convert to this new standard.


Subset Status :   
Subset Status Date :   
Apr 1, 2017
Owner (Organisation name) :   
NHS England

Purpose and Scope

Usage 1 :

Usage Type :    
Usage Description :    
These concepts provide the mechanism for recording the sexual orientation of all patients/service users aged 16 years and over across the whole of health and social care in England in all areas where it may be relevant to collect this data. The standard enables a consistent method of monitoring sexual orientation for organisations implementing it. The standard may act as an enabler for the Equality Act 2010, supporting good practice and reducing the mitigation risk for organisations required to comply with the Act.
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Usage 2 :

Usage Type :    
Usage Description :    
For primary use in all systems to capture sexual orientation. This will satisfy the requirements of sexual orientation monitoring according to the SCCI standard.
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Scope :

Inclusion Criteria :   
Age group - Adult; Gender - not specified; Sex - not specified
Exclusion Criteria :   
Age group - Neonate
Subject Category :   
Health Care; Health Care.Primary care; Health Care.Public Health; Health Care.Social care; Health Care.Auxiliary services; Psychiatry and Psychology/Mental Health; Health Care.Hospital care


Subset Release Category :   
UK Clinical Extension
Language :   

Subset Licence Type :   
OPCS Licence; ICD10 Licence; IHTSDO SNOMED CT® Licence; UKTC SNOMED CT® Licence; Open Government Licence

Metadata Version :   
Last Updated :   
Apr 18, 2018


Refered as Target :
isRequiredBySexual Orientation Monitoring - (Data Set)

Related Links

Draft subset download with descriptions :

UK Clinical Extension releases
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Diseases Database SNOMED CT® browser - Simple reference set