|Format/Length:||min an5 max an9|
|ODS Default Codes:||R9998 - Not a hospital site|
|89999 - Non-NHS UK Provider where no ORGANISATION SITE CODE has been issued|
|89997 - Non-UK Provider where no ORGANISATION SITE CODE has been issued|
SITE CODE (OF TREATMENT) is the same as attribute ORGANISATION SITE CODE.
The code recorded should always be the national code; if the treatment is sub-commissioned to another NHS Health Care Provider or an independent UK provider, the SITE CODE (OF TREATMENT) used should be the ORGANISATION SITE CODE of the Health Care Provider actually carrying out the work.
Each Organisation has a unique ORGANISATION CODE. However, where an Organisation has more than one site from which it provides SERVICES, then each site is uniquely identified. These sites are Organisation Sites and are uniquely identified by ORGANISATION SITE CODE. The ORGANISATION SITE CODE contains the first 3 digits of the ORGANISATION CODE with the last two digits being the site identifier.
|RA700||ORGANISATION CODE of the Organisation|
|RA701||ORGANISATION SITE CODE of the first identified Organisation Site within the Organisation|
|RA702||ORGANISATION SITE CODE of the second identified Organisation Site within the Organisation|
For out-patients, ACTIVITY may take place outside the hospital, such as in the PATIENT'S home; in such cases, raising a site code is impractical. Therefore, code R9998 'Not a hospital site' would be used in these circumstances.
Note: LOCATION CLASS is used in the Commissioning Data Set (CDS) message to indicate the classification of the physical LOCATION within which the ACTIVITY occurred.
Use in the Future Outpatient CDS:
If the INTENDED SITE CODE (OF TREATMENT) is not known, this data element should be omitted.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||SITE CODES (OF TREATMENT)|