EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE (PATIENT LEVEL INFORMATION COSTING)

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Description

  EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE (PATIENT LEVEL INFORMATION COSTING)  is the same as attribute  EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE  for the purposes of reporting for Patient Level Information Costing.

01

Emergency departments are a CONSULTANT led 24 hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS  

02

Consultant led mono specialty accident and emergency service (e.g. ophthalmology, dental) with designated accommodation for the reception of PATIENTS  

03

Other type of A&E/minor injury ACTIVITY with designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS. The department may be doctor led or NURSE led and treats at least minor injuries and illnesses and can be routinely accessed without APPOINTMENT. A SERVICE mainly or entirely APPOINTMENT based (for example a GP Practice or Out-Patient Clinic) is excluded even though it may treat a number of PATIENTS with minor illness or injury. Excludes NHS walk-in centres

04

NHS walk in centres

Permitted National Codes

Code Description

01

Emergency departments are a CONSULTANT led 24 hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS 

02

Consultant led mono specialty accident and emergency service (e.g. ophthalmology, dental) with designated accommodation for the reception of PATIENTS 

03

Other type of A&E/minor injury ACTIVITY with designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS. The department may be doctor led or NURSE led and treats at least minor injuries and illnesses and can be routinely accessed without APPOINTMENT. A SERVICE mainly or entirely APPOINTMENT based (for example a GP_Practice or Out-Patient_Clinic) is excluded even though it may treat a number of PATIENTS with minor illness or injury. Excludes NHS walk-in centres

04

NHS walk in centres

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Context Alias
Plural EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPES (PATIENT LEVEL INFORMATION COSTING)