Organisation Mergers

IntroductionWhen Hospital Provider Spells Should be Closed and ReopenedMergersDemergersThe National Codes Used when Hospital Provider Spells are Closed and Reopened

If Hospital Provider Spells are to be closed and reopened only as a result of Organisation Mergers or demergers, for most cases the codes below should be used.

DISCHARGE DESTINATION

This depends on the type of WARD the PATIENT is in, but will be either:

DISCHARGE METHOD

  • 1   PATIENT discharged on clinical advice or with clinical consent

ADMISSION METHOD

Note that this ADMISSION METHOD is classed under "Other Admission". It is not elective and the PATIENT does therefore not have an entry on an Elective Admission List.
SOURCE OF ADMISSION

Again, this depends on the type of WARD the PATIENT is in, but will be either:

REFERRER CODE

This will be the referrer to the Hospital Provider Spell within which the PATIENT was receiving care before the merger, i.e. the "original" Hospital Provider Spell.

Guidance for Merging Organisations to support Sending of Commissioning Data Sets to the Secondary Uses Service

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