Discharge After Patient Did Not Attend

A PATIENT who does not attend for an APPOINTMENT or Elective Admission and does not cancel the APPOINTMENT before the scheduled APPOINTMENT DATE and APPOINTMENT TIME may be subsequently discharged back to their GENERAL PRACTITIONER provided that the Health Care Provider ensures:

A Discharge After Patient Did Not Attend will end an open REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD. Where the APPOINTMENT is the first APPOINTMENT in a REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD the REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD will not be included in the Referral To Treatment Period Included In Referral To Treatment Consultant-Led Waiting Times Measurement or the count of Allied Health Professional Referral To Treatment Measurement REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIODS.