SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH

The source of referral to a Mental Health Service.

Note: For the Mental Health Services Data Set, National Code P1 has been introduced to replace the National Codes under the headings:

Users collecting the National Codes at the lower level must map to National Code P1 prior to submission of the Mental Health Services Data Set

National Codes:

 Primary Health Care 
A1General Medical Practitioner Practice
A2Health Visitor 
A3Other Primary Health Care
A4Maternity Service ****
 Self Referral 
B1Self
B2Carer/Relative
 Local Authority and Other Public Services 
C1Social Services
C2Education Service / Educational Establishment
C3Housing Service ****
 Employer 
D1Employer
D2Occupational Health ****
 Justice System 
E1Police
E2Courts
E3Probation Service
E4Prison
E5Court Liaison and Diversion Service
E6Youth Offending Team ****
 Child Health 
F1School Nurse 
F2Hospital-based Paediatrics
F3Community-based Paediatrics
 Independent/Voluntary Sector 
G1Independent sector - Medium Secure Inpatients
G2Independent Sector - Low Secure Inpatients
G3Other Independent Sector Mental Health Services
G4Voluntary Sector
 Acute Secondary Care 
H1Accident and Emergency Department 
H2Other secondary care specialty
 Other Mental Health NHS Trust 
I1Temporary transfer from another Mental Health NHS Trust
I2Permanent transfer from another Mental Health NHS Trust
 Internal referrals from Community Mental Health Team (within own NHS Trust) 
J1Community Mental Health Team (Adult Mental Health) ***
J2Community Mental Health Team (Older People) ***
J3Community Mental Health Team (Learning Disabilities) ***
J4Community Mental Health Team (Child and Adolescent Mental Health) ***
 Internal referrals from Inpatient Service (within own NHS Trust) 
K1Inpatient Service (Adult Mental Health) ***
K2Inpatient Service (Older People) ***
K3Inpatient Service (Forensics) ***
K4Inpatient Service (Child and Adolescent Mental Health) ***
K5Inpatient Service (Learning Disabilities) ***
 Transfer by graduation (within own NHS Trust) 
L1Transfer by graduation from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service to Adult Mental Health Services
L2Transfer by graduation from Adult Mental Health Services to Older Peoples Mental Health Services
 Other
M1Asylum Services
M2Telephone or Electronic Access Service
M3Out of Area Agency
M4Drug Action Team / Drug Misuse Agency
M5Jobcentre Plus **
M6Other SERVICE or agency
M7Single Point of Access Service ****
 Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
N1Stepped up from low intensity Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service *
N2Stepped down from high intensity Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service *
N3Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service ****
 Internal
P1Internal Referral ****

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