ADMISSION METHOD

The method of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell.

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

Notes:

National Codes:

11Elective Admission: Waiting list
12Elective Admission: Booked
13Elective Admission: Planned
21Emergency Admission: Accident and emergency or dental casualty department of the Health Care Provider 
22Emergency 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
23Emergency Admission: Bed bureau
24Emergency Admission: Consultant Clinic, of this or another Health Care Provider 
25Emergency Admission: Admission via Mental Health Crisis Resolution Team
2AEmergency Admission: Accident and Emergency Department of another provider where the PATIENT had not been admitted
2BEmergency Admission: Transfer of an admitted PATIENT from another Hospital Provider in an emergency
2CEmergency Admission: Baby born at home as intended
2DEmergency Admission: Other emergency admission
28Emergency Admission: Other means, examples are:
- admitted from the Accident and Emergency Department of another provider where they had not been admitted
- transfer of an admitted PATIENT from another Hospital Provider in an emergency
- baby born at home as intended
31Maternity Admission: Admitted ante partum
32Maternity Admission: Admitted post partum
82Other Admission: The birth of a baby in this Health Care Provider
83Other Admission: Baby born outside the Health Care Provider except when born at home as intended
81Other Admission: Transfer of any admitted PATIENT from other Hospital Provider other than in an emergency
 

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