Data-Coding 259

Name: OPCS3 operation codes

Description: OPCS3 codes used to specify medical procedures and operations in Health Episode Statistics records.

The OPCS Classification of Interventions and Procedures, codes, terms and text is Crown copyright (2016) published by Health and Social Care Information Centre, also known as NHS Digital and licensed under the Open Government Licence available at

This is a hierarchical tree-structured dictionary which uses strings (character sequences) to represent categories or special values.

Coding can be downloaded here as a tab-separated file.