Each originating request may result in one or more APPOINTMENT OFFERS.
The originating request may be from:
When it is decided that an offer of an APPOINTMENT should be made then one or more APPOINTMENT OFFER should be offered each of which will record a separate and different APPOINTMENT DATE OFFERED and APPOINTMENT TIME OFFERED to the PATIENT.
When more than one date is offered for the same Appointment Request, the PATIENT can choose which date and time to accept. APPOINTMENT ACCEPTED DATE records the date that the offer is accepted. When multiple dates are offered, the PATIENT should only be allowed to select one of them.
This item is not referenced in a data set in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary. It has been retained for information.
This supporting information is also known by these names: