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Clinical Coding NHS - could anyone answer a few questions pls?

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AdvicePleaseThanks Thu 04-Jun-20 14:03:41

Hi,

I'm currently on a 2year career break (I had two daughters a year apart and it was the best decision for our family)… So I have a job to go back to with my original employer (a university), but I'm considering a career change into clinical coding.

I just have a few questions and I'm struggling to find anybody who does this job in RL to ask!

I have a strong admin background but I'm hoping to return to work part time for a few years at least. If anyone would let me pick their brains I'd be most grateful, thank you X

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Lifeisdinky Mon 08-Jun-20 11:44:05

Not a coder but have managed teams of coders for some years.
When recruiting trainees (or apprentices) we look for a background of either having studied a scientific subject, having a good knowledge of healthcare (processes / patient workflow) or having worked in a medical field in UK or abroad.
Lots of interest when we advertise trainee posts and also get speculative applications through the year.
Does that help at all ?

deelishiS0 Sat 27-Jun-20 18:03:31

Hi Im a clinical coder from a previous admin background. What doyou want to know?

Fire16 Sat 27-Jun-20 20:30:09

Hi . I’m an ACC clinical coder , how can I help ?

ItWorriesMeThisKindofThing Sun 28-Jun-20 21:23:23

Am not the OP but am looking at a career change and this sounds interesting. Would an Access to Health Sciences course be useful here for those with no previous health related qualifications or experience?

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