The destination of a PATIENT on completion of a Hospital Provider Spell, or a note that the PATIENT died or was a stillbirth.

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 (includes hotel, residential Educational Establishment)
30Repatriation from high security psychiatric accommodation in an NHS Hospital Provider (NHS Trust or NHS Foundation Trust)
38Penal establishment or police station
48High Security Psychiatric Hospital, Scotland
49NHS other Hospital Provider - high security psychiatric accommodation
50NHS other Hospital Provider - medium secure unit
51NHS other Hospital Provider - WARD for general PATIENTS or the younger physically disabled
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
54NHS run Care Home 
65Local Authority residential accommodation i.e. where care is provided
66Local Authority foster care
79Not applicable - PATIENT died or stillbirth
84Non-NHS run hospital - medium secure unit
85Non-NHS (other than Local Authority) run Care Home 
87Non-NHS run hospital
88Non-NHS (other than Local Authority) run Hospice

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


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