EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE

The type of  Emergency Care Department.

The EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE definitions will be updated at the next iteration of DCB0092-2062: Commissioning Data Sets: Emergency Care Data Set, to amend the National Code values to support the introduction of Urgent Treatment Centres.

National Codes:

01Emergency departments are a CONSULTANT led 24 hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS 
02Consultant led mono specialty accident and emergency service (e.g. ophthalmology, dental) with designated accommodation for the reception of PATIENTS 
03Other 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
04NHS walk in centres
05Ambulatory Emergency Care Service. Note this is only valid for piloting purposes in the CDS V6-2-1 Type 011 - Emergency Care Commissioning Data Set / CDS V6-2-2 Type 011 - Emergency Care Commissioning Data Set and must not be submitted in the CDS V6-2 Type 010 - Accident and Emergency Commissioning Data Set.
 

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pluralEMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPES

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