CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE

CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE is the specialty in which the CONSULTANT is contracted or recognised.

Format / Length

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Description

CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE is the same as attribute MAIN SPECIALTY CODE.

CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE  is the specialty in which the CONSULTANT is contracted or recognised. MAIN SPECIALTY classifies clinical work divisions more precisely for a limited number of specialties.

All Non-Consultant Led Activity is identified by a pseudo CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE of:

The default codes 199 and 499 are only applicable for overseas providers.

CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE  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.

Permitted Codes

Code Description

199

Non-UK provider; specialty function not known, treatment mainly surgical

499

Non-UK provider; specialty function not known, treatment mainly medical

100

General Surgery

101

Urology

107

Vascular Surgery

110

Trauma and Orthopaedics

120

Ear Nose and Throat

130

Ophthalmology

140

Oral Surgery

141

Restorative Dentistry

142

Paediatric Dentistry

143

Orthodontics

145

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

146

Endodontics

147

Periodontics

148

Prosthodontics

149

Surgical Dentistry

150

Neurosurgery

160

Plastic Surgery

170

Cardiothoracic Surgery

171

Paediatric Surgery

191

Pain Management (Retired 1 April 2004)

180

Emergency Medicine

190

Anaesthetics

192

Intensive Care Medicine

200

Aviation and Space Medicine

300

General Internal Medicine

301

Gastroenterology

302

Endocrinology and Diabetes

303

Clinical Haematology

304

Clinical Physiology

305

Clinical Pharmacology

310

Audio Vestibular Medicine

311

Clinical Genetics

312

CLINICAL CYTOGENETICS and MOLECULAR GENETICS (Retired 1 April 2010) National Code 312 is retained for CONSULTANTS qualified in this Main Specialty prior to 1 April 2010

313

Clinical Immunology

314

Rehabilitation Medicine

315

Palliative Medicine

317

Allergy

320

Cardiology

321

Paediatric Cardiology

325

Sport and Exercise Medicine

326

Acute Internal Medicine

330

Dermatology

340

Respiratory Medicine

350

Infectious Diseases

352

Tropical Medicine

360

Genitourinary Medicine

361

Renal Medicine

370

Medical Oncology

371

Nuclear Medicine

400

Neurology

401

Clinical Neurophysiology

410

Rheumatology

420

Paediatrics

421

Paediatric Neurology

430

Geriatric Medicine

450

Dental Medicine

451

Special Care Dentistry

460

Medical Ophthalmology

500

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

National Code 500 is not acceptable for Central Returns including Hospital Episode Statistics

501

Obstetrics

502

Gynaecology

504

Community Sexual and Reproductive Health

510

Antenatal Clinic (Retired 1 April 2004)

520

Postnatal Clinic (Retired 1 April 2004)

560

Midwifery

600

General Medical Practice

601

General Dental Practice

610

Maternity Function (Retired 1 April 2004)

620

Other than Maternity (Retired 1 April 2004)

700

Intellectual Disability

710

Adult Mental Illness

711

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

712

Forensic Psychiatry

713

Medical Psychotherapy

715

Old Age Psychiatry

800

Clinical Oncology

810

Radiology

820

General Pathology

821

Blood Transfusion

822

Chemical Pathology

823

Haematology

824

Histopathology

830

Immunopathology

831

Medical Microbiology and Virology

832

Neuropathology (Retired 1 April 2004)

833

Medical Microbiology

834

Medical Virology

900

Community Medicine

901

Occupational Medicine

902

Community Health Services Dental

903

Public Health Medicine

904

Public Health Dental

950

Nursing

960

Allied Health Professional

990

Joint Consultant Clinics (Retired 1 April 2004)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 060 - Elective Admission List - Event During Period (Add) CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 021 - Future Outpatient CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 020 - Outpatient CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 110 - Elective Admission List - Event During Period (New Service Agreement) CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 030 - Elective Admission List - End of Period Census (Standard) CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 050 - Elective Admission List - End of Period Census (New) CDS references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE (CANCER REFERRAL) references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE (DIAGNOSIS) references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE (START SYSTEMIC ANTI-CANCER THERAPY) references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
Data Element CONSULTANT CODE references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE
XML Schema Constraint Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2 XML Schema Constraints references in description CARE PROFESSIONAL MAIN SPECIALTY CODE