Hospital Stay

A Hospital Stay is the time a PATIENT using a Hospital Bed stays on one Hospital Site during a Hospital Provider Spell.

Description

A Hospital Stay is an ACTIVITY GROUP.

A Hospital Stay  is the time a PATIENT using a  Hospital Bed stays on one Hospital Site during a Hospital Provider Spell.

In some circumstances a PATIENT may take Home Leave, or Mental Health Leave of Absence for 28 days or less, or have a current period of Mental Health Absence Without Leave of 28 days or less, which does not interrupt the Hospital Stay.

If there is any time spent as a LODGED PATIENT before transfer to WARD this is included in the Hospital Stay.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Hospital Stays

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute ACTIVITY GROUP TYPE references in description Hospital Stay
NHS Business Definition Care Home Stay (Residential) references in description Hospital Stay
NHS Business Definition Hospital Provider Spell references in description Hospital Stay
NHS Business Definition Hospital Site references in description Hospital Stay
NHS Business Definition Hospital Stay references in description Hospital Stay
NHS Business Definition Ward Stay references in description Hospital Stay