Community of Practice

Australian Clinical Terminology User Group (AuCT-UG)

The Australian Clinical Terminology User Group (AuCT-UG) is a self-governing national forum for the terminology community of practice including developers, implementers and users. The group meets three times a year via web and teleconference with options to attend in person (Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane).

Involvement in the group provides opportunities to:

  • Network with others working in the same field;
  • Share experiences;
  • Provide input on a range of terminology topics;
  • Discuss issues and challenges;
  • Hear from and talk to experts;
  • Increase your knowledge and skills; and
  • Receive updates on both national and international terminology activities.

Further information including meeting documentation and online discussion forums is available to members via the Australian Clinical Terminology User Group Collaborative Space. If you are keen to be involved, please forward an expression of interest to help@digitalhealth.gov.au.

Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) Support Group

The purpose of the AMT Support Group is to provide expert clinical and technical advice for the ongoing development and maintenance of the Australian Medicines Terminology.

Membership of this group includes representation from jurisdictions, professional organisations, key stakeholders, the pharmaceutical industry and vendors, who meet approximately every three months via teleconference.

The AMT Support Group is an open forum to provide an opportunity for individuals to participate in the ongoing development of the AMT. Meeting documentation and online discussion forums are available to members via the AMT Support Group Collaborative Space. If you have a background in medicines management and are keen to be involved, please forward an expression of interest to help@digitalhealth.gov.au

SNOMED International Governance and Advisory Committees

SNOMED International is comprised of a General Assembly, Management Board, Member Forum, Advisory Groups and Special Interest Groups.

Australia has formal representation on the Management Board and is also represented on the General Assembly, and many of its Advisory and Special Interest Groups.

Each Member country has the opportunity to nominate standing members to represent their country at each of these groups. Any interested Australian can participate in the SNOMED International Advisory Groups which are open, collaborative and supportive bodies where work is conducted using teleconference and web-based portals for sharing ideas and debate.

Further information relating to the SNOMED International governance and advisory structure and a full list of the representatives can be found at:

http://www.snomed.org/our-organization/governance-and-advisory.

Information about SNOMED International Advisory Groups and Special Interest Groups, including current membership and how to join can be found at:

http://www.snomed.org/snomed-international/get-involved