PATIENT NAME

For the Commissioning Data Sets it is necessary to identify whether the PERSON NAME is a PERSON NAME STRUCTURED or PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED using the following codes.

Format / Length

max an70

Description

PATIENT NAME  is the preferred name of the PATIENT.

For the Commissioning Data Sets  it is necessary to identify whether the PERSON NAME  is a PERSON NAME STRUCTURED or PERSON NAME UNSTRUCTURED  using the following codes.

1

Structured - two element name, forename followed by surname, each element an35

2

Unstructured - an70

9

Not known: a validation error

The PATIENT's name and ADDRESS should be withheld from any Commissioning Data Set that contains a valid NHS NUMBER.  For further information, see the Security Issues and Patient Confidentiality.

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural PATIENT NAMES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 060 - Elective Admission List - Event During Period (Add) CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2-2 Type 011 - Emergency Care CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 200 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Delivery Episode CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 021 - Future Outpatient CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 180 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished Birth Episode CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 160 - Admitted Patient Care - Other Delivery Event CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 020 - Outpatient CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2-3 Type 011 - Emergency Care CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 130 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished General Episode CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 190 - Admitted Patient Care - Unfinished General Episode CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 150 - Admitted Patient Care - Other Birth Event CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2-1 Type 011 - Emergency Care CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 140 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Delivery Episode CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 110 - Elective Admission List - Event During Period (New Service Agreement) CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 030 - Elective Admission List - End of Period Census (Standard) CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 120 - Admitted Patient Care - Finished Birth Episode CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 050 - Elective Admission List - End of Period Census (New) CDS references in description PATIENT NAME
Data Element PATIENT NAME references in description PATIENT NAME
Supporting Information Security Issues and Patient Confidentiality references in description PATIENT NAME
Supporting Information Security Issues and Patient Confidentiality references in description PATIENT NAME