"The Organisation Data Service (ODS) is responsible for publishing organisation and practitioner codes, along with related national policies and standards. We're also responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the organisation and person nodes of the Spine Directory Service, the central data repository used within various NHS systems and services.
Find out more about Organisation Reference data by reading the fundamental standard."
Codes are allocated for:
* Independent Sector Healthcare Providers (ISHP)
* NHS organisations
* Non-NHS organisations
* optical organisations
* private dental practices
* system suppliers
: Information standard SCCI0090 (Health and Social Care Organisation Reference Data): http://content.digital.nhs.uk/isce/publication/scci0090
: List from https://digital.nhs.uk/organisation-data-service/our-services#code allocation