PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT STATUS should be recorded against the first CONSULTANT episode in one of the psychiatric specialties but not for subsequent psychiatric consultant episodes or for any non-psychiatric episodes.
This information is used to indicate the turnover period within the SERVICE and identify, where possible, all first time psychiatric admissions and re-admissions.
Where a PATIENT has a history of admissions to several Hospital Providers, then priority between National Codes 1 and 2 should be given to the current Hospital Provider, and National Code 1 selected, irrespective of whether or not the last admission was to the same Hospital Provider.
|0||No known previous Hospital Provider Spells with a Consultant Episode (Hospital Provider) within a psychiatric speciality within any Health Care Provider|
|1||One or more previous Hospital Provider Spells involving a Consultant Episode (Hospital Provider) within a psychiatric specialty with this Health Care Provider|
|2||One or more previous Hospital Provider Spells involving a Consultant Episode (Hospital Provider) within a psychiatric specialty with another Health Care Provider, but none with this Health Care Provider|
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT STATUSES|