NHS NUMBER

Format/Length:n10
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
NHS NUMBER is the same as attribute NHS NUMBER.

For the AIDC for Patient Identification Data SetNHS NUMBER must be displayed in accordance with the NHS Common User Interface Information Standard - NHS Number Input and Display (ISB 1504).

For the Cancer Outcomes and Services Data Set, NHS NUMBER can be recorded as well as or instead of LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER (EXTENDED) as part of a Cancer Care Spell.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralNHS NUMBERS