EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE

The type of  Emergency Care Department.

National Codes:

01Emergency departments are a CONSULTANT led 24 hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of emergency care PATIENTS 
02CONSULTANT led mono specialty emergency care service (e.g. ophthalmology, dental) with designated accommodation for the reception of PATIENTS 
03Other type of A&E/minor injury ACTIVITY with designated accommodation for the reception of emergency care PATIENTS. The department may be doctor led, GENERAL PRACTITIONER led or NURSE led and treats at least minor injuries and illnesses and can be routinely accessed without APPOINTMENT. A SERVICE mainly or entirely APPOINTMENT based (for example a GP Practice or Out-Patient Clinic) is excluded even though it may treat a number of PATIENTS with minor illness or injury. Includes Urgent Treatment Centres. Excludes NHS walk-in centres
04NHS walk in centres
05Ambulatory Emergency Care Service. Note this is only valid for piloting purposes in the CDS V6-2-1 Type 011 - Emergency Care Commissioning Data Set / CDS V6-2-2 Type 011 - Emergency Care Commissioning Data Set/ CDS V6-2-3 Type 011 - Emergency Care Commissioning Data Set and must not be submitted in the Patient Level Information Costing System Integrated Data Set - Emergency Care (Acute).
 

This attribute is also known by these names:
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pluralEMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPES

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