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sq10HSCIC now a designated centre for health classifications and coding

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has secured international status for the United Kingdom as an expert centre for global health classifications. This means the HSCIC  is now a designated  Collaborating Centre for the World Health Organisation Family of Classifications (WHO-FIC), following a 13-stage process completed by the HSCIC on behalf of the Department of Health.

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