EARLIEST CLINICALLY APPROPRIATE DATE is the earliest date that it was clinically appropriate for an ACTIVITY to take place.
For the Community Services Data Set, Mental Health Services Data Set and Commissioning Data Sets (version 6-2 onwards), the EARLIEST CLINICALLY APPROPRIATE DATE may be used locally to inform waiting time calculations. It can be used to account for periods of time where it is not appropriate to treat the PATIENT for clinical reasons, for example:
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||EARLIEST CLINICALLY APPROPRIATE DATES|