SNOMED CT is a continuously growing and evolving product. Requests for content updates or additions for example, create a new concept, add a new synonym or promote a concept from another country can be submitted to the New Zealand National Release Centre.
To submit a request please downloaded the Content Request Submissions Form and refer to the Guidelines for SNOMED CT Content Requests document for intructions. Email the completed form to SNOMED_CT @health.govt.nz
- Guidelines for SNOMED CT Content Requests (docx, 52 KB)
- Guidelines for SNOMED CT Content Requests (pdf, 384 KB)
Content request Submission Form:
Content Request Submission Timeframes
SNOMED International provides two releases of SNOMED CT at the end of January and July each year.
Content request submission received between:
- 1 September and 28 February will be reviewed for the July release.
- 1 March and 31 August will be reviewed for the January release the following year.