ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST is the first recorded CLINICAL INTERVENTION for an Accident and Emergency Attendance.

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Description

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST is the same as attribute ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT.

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST  is the first recorded  CLINICAL INTERVENTION for an Accident and Emergency Attendance.

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST is required for recording within an Accident and Emergency Attendance Commissioning Data Set.

For Commissioning Data Set and XML Schema version 6 onwards, ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST will be recognised as Primary Treatment (Accident and Emergency).

ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST  is used by the Secondary Uses Service  to derive the Healthcare Resource Group  4 . Failure to correctly populate this data element is likely to result in an incorrect Healthcare Resource Group, usually associated with lower levels of healthcare resource.

For further information, please refer to the NHS Digital  website at: Payment by Results Guidance.

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST
Schema PRIMARY TREATMENT (ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY)