ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST

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National Codes:See Accident and Emergency Treatment Tables
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Notes:
ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST is the same as attribute ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT.

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST is the first recorded CLINICAL INTERVENTION for an Accident and Emergency Attendance.

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST is required for recording within an Accident and Emergency Attendance Commissioning Data Set.

For Commissioning Data Set and XML Schema version 6 onwards, ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST will be recognised as Primary Treatment (Accident and Emergency).

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4. Failure to correctly populate this data element is likely to result in an incorrect Healthcare Resource Group, usually associated with lower levels of healthcare resource.

For further information, please refer to the NHS Digital website at: Payment by Results Guidance.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
schemaPRIMARY TREATMENT (ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY)
pluralACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST

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