If you are confused by the language commonly used by people working in and around the National Health Service this guide aims to help you. It covers definitions of over 1000 commonly used acronyms and abbreviations in the NHS.
The guide covers amongst other things:
- Conditions, e.g. AF - atrial fibrillation
- Services, e.g. IAPT - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme.
- Institutions, e.g. ACDP - Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens
- Staff, e.g. ANP - advanced nurse practitioner
It is available as a website and also as an App for phones and tablets.