A AND E ATTENDANCE CATEGORY

An indication of whether a PATIENT is making first or follow-up attendance at a particular Accident and Emergency Department.

Note:
An attendance at a Consultant Clinic following an Accident and Emergency Attendance is an Out-Patient Attendance Consultant and not an Accident and Emergency Attendance even if the clinic may be held in or near the Accident and Emergency Department, e.g. a Fracture Clinic.

National Codes:

1First Accident and Emergency Attendance - the first in a series, or the only attendance, in a particular Accident and Emergency Episode
2Follow-up Accident and Emergency Attendance - planned: a subsequent planned attendance at the same department, and for the same incident as the first attendance
3Follow-up Accident and Emergency Attendance - unplanned: a subsequent unplanned attendance at the same department, and for the same incident as the first attendance
 

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pluralA AND E ATTENDANCE CATEGORIES