PERSON FAMILY NAME

Format/Length:max an35
NWDS ID:PSUR
NWDS Field Name:Surname
ESR Field Name:Last Name
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
PERSON FAMILY NAME is the same as attribute PERSON NAME WORD TEXT where the PERSON NAME WORD TYPE is National Code 'Person Family Name'.

PERSON FAMILY NAME is the part of a PERSON's name which is used to describe family, clan, tribal group, or marital association.

Note:
This was e-GIF approved for use in NHS England.
e-GIF and the Government Data Standards Catalogue have been archived and are available for reference only.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyPATIENT FAMILY OR SURNAME
pluralPERSON FAMILY NAMES