The method of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell.

Note: see ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE for a full definition of Elective Admission.

National Codes:

11Elective Admission: Waiting list
12Elective Admission: Booked
13Elective Admission: Planned
21Emergency Admission: Emergency Care Department or acute or emergency dental SERVICE
22Emergency Admission: GENERAL PRACTITIONER: after a request for immediate admission has been made direct to a Hospital Provider, i.e. not through a Bed bureau, by a GENERAL PRACTITIONER or deputy
23Emergency Admission: Bed bureau
24Emergency Admission: Consultant Clinic, of this or another Health Care Provider 
25Emergency Admission: Admission via Mental Health Crisis Resolution Team
2AEmergency Admission: Emergency Care Department of another provider where the PATIENT had not been admitted
2BEmergency Admission: Transfer of an admitted PATIENT from another Hospital Provider in an emergency
2CEmergency Admission: Baby born at home as intended
2DEmergency Admission: Other emergency admission
31Maternity Admission: Admitted ante partum
32Maternity Admission: Admitted post partum
81Other Admission: Transfer of any admitted PATIENT from other Hospital Provider other than in an emergency
82Other Admission: The birth of a baby in this Health Care Provider
83Other Admission: Baby born outside the Health Care Provider except when born at home as intended

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


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