METHOD OF ADMISSION

The method of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell.

Description

The method of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell.

Note: see ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE  for a full definition of Elective Admission.

National Codes:

11

Elective Admission

: Waiting list

12

Elective Admission

: Booked

13

Elective Admission

: Planned

21

Emergency Admission: Emergency Care Department or acute or emergency dental SERVICE

22

Emergency Admission: GENERAL PRACTITIONER: after a request for immediate admission has been made direct to a Hospital Provider, i.e. not through a Bed bureau, by a GENERAL PRACTITIONER or deputy

23

Emergency Admission: Bed bureau

24

Emergency Admission: Consultant Clinic, of this or another Health Care Provider  

25

Emergency Admission: Admission via Mental Health Crisis Resolution Team

2A

Emergency Admission: Emergency Care Department of another provider where the PATIENT  had not been admitted

2B

Emergency Admission: Transfer of an admitted PATIENT from another Hospital Provider in an emergency

2C

Emergency Admission: Baby born at home as intended

2D

Emergency Admission: Other emergency admission

31

Maternity Admission: Admitted ante partum

32

Maternity Admission: Admitted post partum

81

Other Admission: Transfer of any admitted PATIENT from other Hospital Provider other than in an emergency

82

Other Admission: The birth of a baby in this Health Care Provider

83

Other Admission: Baby born outside the Health Care Provider except when born at home as intended

ADMISSION METHOD will be replaced with METHOD OF ADMISSION, which is the most recent approved national information standard to describe the required definition.

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural METHODS OF ADMISSION