EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE (PATIENT LEVEL INFORMATION COSTING) is the same as attribute EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPE for the purposes of reporting for Patient Level Information Costing.
Permitted National Codes:
|01||Emergency departments are a CONSULTANT led 24 hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of emergency care PATIENTS|
|02||CONSULTANT led mono specialty emergency care service (e.g. ophthalmology, dental) with designated accommodation for the reception of PATIENTS|
|03||Other 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|
|04||NHS walk in centres|
Note: National Codes 01 and 03 have been updated as a result of changes made in DCB0092-2062: Commissioning Data Sets: Emergency Care Data Set. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where they are not already correct.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||EMERGENCY CARE DEPARTMENT TYPES (PATIENT LEVEL INFORMATION COSTING)|