ATTENDED OR DID NOT ATTEND

An indication of whether an APPOINTMENT for a CARE CONTACT took place.

If the APPOINTMENT did not take place it also indicates if advance warning was given.

When an APPOINTMENT is cancelled the APPOINTMENT CANCELLED DATE should also be recorded.

National Codes:

5Attended on time or, if late, before the relevant CARE PROFESSIONAL was ready to see the PATIENT 
6Arrived late, after the relevant CARE PROFESSIONAL was ready to see the PATIENT, but was seen
7PATIENT arrived late and could not be seen
2APPOINTMENT cancelled by, or on behalf of, the PATIENT 
3Did not attend - no advance warning given
4APPOINTMENT cancelled or postponed by the Health Care Provider 
0Not applicable - APPOINTMENT occurs in the future *

Note: The National Codes have been listed in logical sequence rather than alphanumeric order.

* Note that code 0 - 'Not applicable - APPOINTMENT occurs in the future' is NOT valid for use in the following data sets:

Use in the Future Outpatient Commissioning Data Set:

 
ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION EUROPE