DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4.

Format / Length

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Description

DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute DISCHARGE METHOD.

DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) 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.

For specific National Code usage in different data sets, see DISCHARGE METHOD.

Note: the Default Code description for 9 - Not known has been updated. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

National Codes

Code Description

1

PATIENT

discharged on clinical advice or with clinical consent

2

PATIENT

discharged him/herself or was discharged by a relative or advocate

3

PATIENT

discharged by mental health review tribunal, Home Secretary or Court

4

PATIENT

died

5

Stillbirth

6

PATIENT

discharged him/herself

7

PATIENT

discharged by a relative or advocate

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural DISCHARGE METHOD CODES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set Maternity Services Data Set references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set Mental Health Services Data Set references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set Neonatal Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Set Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
XML Schema Constraint Commissioning Data Set Version 6-2 XML Schema Constraints references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Element DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)
Data Element METHOD OF DISCHARGE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) references in description DISCHARGE METHOD CODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)