Change Request

NHS Information Authority

Data Standards Programme

Reference: Change Request 270
Version No:1.4
Subject:DSCN 24/2002
Type of Change:Revision of NHS data standards
Effective Date:1 June 2002
Reason for Change:The abolition of the Subsidiary Diagnosis Field within CDS

Background:

DSCN 07/2001 discontinued the use of the subsidiary diagnosis field within Commissioning Data Sets (CDS) from 1st April 2002.

The following change to the NHS Data Dictionary & Manual reflects this change.

Summary of changes:
 
Attribute Definitions
PATIENT DIAGNOSIS CODING SIGNIFICANCE   Change to description

Name:Michelle Cambridge
Date:26 November 2002
Sponsor:Data Standards Team

Note: Additions shown in highlighted with a blue background. Deletions are shown using strikeout.


PATIENT DIAGNOSIS CODING SIGNIFICANCE

Change to Attribute: change to description

A classification for a PATIENT DIAGNOSIS. .

Classification:
a.Primary
b.Subsidiary
c.First secondary
d.Second secondary
e.Third secondary
f.Fourth secondary
g.Fifth secondary
h.Other
b.First secondary
c.Second secondary
d.Third secondary
e.Fourth secondary
f.Fifth secondary
g.Other



This attribute is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralPATIENT DIAGNOSIS CODING SIGNIFICANCES


top

Please address enquiries about this DSCN to:-

Data Standards Team
NHS Information Authority
Aqueous II
Aston Cross
Rocky Lane
Birmingham
B6 5RQ

Tel: 0121 333 0333