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.

Note: National Codes 01 and 03 have been updated as a result of changes made in   DCB0092-2062: Commissioning Data Sets: Emergency Care Data Set. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where they are not already correct.

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 emergency care  PATIENTS  

02

CONSULTANT

led mono specialty emergency care 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 emergency care PATIENTS. The department may be doctor led, GENERAL PRACTITIONER  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. Includes Urgent Treatment Centres. Excludes NHS walk-in centres

04

NHS walk in centres

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

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