WITHHELD IDENTITY REASON

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National Codes: 
Default Codes:99 - Identity withheld but reason not known

Notes:
WITHHELD IDENTITY REASON is used in Data Group 'Withheld Identity Structure' in the Commissioning Data Sets (version 6-2 onwards).  It allows suppliers of Commissioning Data Set records to indicate to recipients of the record (for example, the Commissioner of the activity) that the record has been purposely anonymised for a valid reason.

Permitted National Codes:

01Record anonymised for legal/statutory reasons
02Record anonymised at request of Caldicott Guardian
03Record anonymised at request of PATIENT
97Record anonymised for other reason
 

This data element is also known by these names:
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pluralWITHHELD IDENTITY REASONS

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