The source of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell or a Nursing Episode when the PATIENT is in a Hospital Site or a Care Home.

National Code 51 'NHS other hospital provider - WARD for general PATIENTS or the younger physically disabled or Emergency Care Department' should not be used if the PATIENT arrives at an Emergency Care Department and is admitted to the same Hospital Provider.

National Codes:

19Usual place of residence unless listed below, for example, a private dwelling whether owner occupied or owned by Local Authority, housing association or other landlord. This includes wardened accommodation but not residential accommodation where health care is provided. It also includes PATIENTS with no fixed abode.
29Temporary place of residence when usually resident elsewhere (e.g. hotels, residential Educational Establishments)
Penal establishment
42Police Station / Police Custody Suite
49NHS other Hospital Provider - high security psychiatric accommodation in an NHS Hospital Provider (NHS Trust or NHS Foundation Trust)
51NHS other Hospital Provider - WARD for general PATIENTS or the younger physically disabled or Emergency Care Department
52NHS other Hospital Provider - WARD for maternity PATIENTS or Neonates
53NHS other Hospital Provider - WARD for PATIENTS who are mentally ill or have Learning Disabilities
55Care Home With Nursing
56Care Home Without Nursing
66Local Authority foster care
79Babies born in or on the way to hospital
87Independent Sector Healthcare Provider run hospital

SOURCE OF ADMISSION will be replaced with ADMISSION SOURCE, which is the most recent approved national information standard to describe the required definition.


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