UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL)

Format/Length:URL
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
This item is not used in a data set in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary. It has been retained as it is collected locally.

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL) is the syntax and semantics for a compact string representation for a resource available via the Internet. These strings are called 'UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS)'.

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS) are sequences of characters, i.e., letters, digits, and special characters. The characters ";", "/", "?", ":", "@", "=" and "&" are the characters which have been reserved for special meaning.

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL) is the same as COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING where the COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD is National Code 'Uniform Resource Locator (URL)'.

Note:
This was e-GIF approved for use in NHS England.
e-GIF and the Government Data Standards Catalogue have been archived and are available for reference only.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralUNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS)

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