CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION

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National Codes:See CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION
Default Codes: 

Notes:
CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION is the same as attribute CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION.

The National Codes for non standard locations may be recorded where the delivery of care is CRITICAL CARE LEVEL National Code 02 'Level 2' or 03 'level 3' and the duration of care is greater than four hours.

CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION 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:
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pluralCRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTIONS