CDS SENDER IDENTITY

Format/Length:an3 or an5
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
CDS SENDER IDENTITY is the mandatory NHS ORGANISATION CODE of the Organisation acting as the physical Sender of Commissioning Data Set submissions.

Usage:
The Commissioning Data Set sender must make sure that the Commissioning Data Set extraction and submission facilities and processes differentiate correctly between:

Once associated with the a Commissioning Data Set record and submitted to the Secondary Uses Service, the CDS SENDER IDENTITY should not be changed unless great care is taken to delete the original Commissioning Data Set records before any resubmission is undertaken.

Usually, the CDS SENDER IDENTITY is never altered once assigned. 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
schemaORGANISATION CODE (CDS SENDER IDENTITY)
pluralCDS SENDER IDENTITIES

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