ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPE

The type of Accident and Emergency Department according to the ACTIVITY performed.

National Codes

Code Description
01

Emergency departments are a CONSULTANT led 24 hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS  

02

Consultant led mono specialty accident and emergency service (e.g. ophthalmology, dental) with designated accommodation for the reception of PATIENTS  

03

Other type of A&E/minor injury ACTIVITY with designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS. The department may be doctor led or NURSE led and treats at least minor injuries and illnesses and can be routinely accessed without APPOINTMENT. A SERVICE mainly or entirely APPOINTMENT based (for example a GP Practice or Out-Patient Clinic) is excluded even though it may treat a number of PATIENTS with minor illness or injury. Excludes NHS walk-in centres

04 NHS walk in centres

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class ORGANISATION has an attribute ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPE of type ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPE
Data Element A and E DEPARTMENT TYPE is the data element of ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPE
Data Element A and E DEPARTMENT TYPE references in description ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPE