Patient Level Information Costing Integrated Data Set: Emergency Care (Acute) Constraints

Data Set Constraints applied to the Patient Level Information Costing System Integrated Data Set - Emergency Care (Acute).

Key to Data Set Constraint Column Headings:

Column NameColumn MeaningColumn Options
Format/LengthIndicates any differences between the Format/Length of the item in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary and the data set specificationNone = The Format/Length is the same as the NHS Data Model and DictionaryAny other entry = The Format/Length is different in the data set specification to the NHS Data Model and Dictionary
RangeIndicates whether a range value constraint has been applied in the data set specificationNone = There is no range value constraint applied in the data set specificationAny other entry = Shows the range value constraint applied in the data set specification
Pattern MatchIndicates whether a data pattern, to which the data must conform, has been applied in the data set specificationNone = There is no data pattern, to which the data must conform, applied in the data set specificationAny other entry = Shows the data pattern, to which the data must conform, applied in the data set specification

Data Set Constraints:

Data ElementFormat/LengthRangePattern MatchReason / Comment
CDS UNIQUE IDENTIFIERmax an35NoneNoneExisting Format/Length means fixed length which is incorrect. Unable to change this as it is used in other data sets.
Data Set allows max an35
ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF PROVIDER)min an3 max an5NoneNonean6 is not applicable for the Patient Level Information Costing System Integrated Data Set - Emergency Care (Acute).
ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF SUBMITTING ORGANISATION)min an3 max an5NoneNonean6 is not applicable for the Patient Level Information Costing System Integrated Data Set - Emergency Care (Acute).