ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPE

The type of Accident and Emergency Department according to the ACTIVITY performed.

National Codes:

01Emergency departments are a CONSULTANT led 24 hour service with full resuscitation facilities and designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS 
02Consultant led mono specialty accident and emergency service (e.g. ophthalmology, dental) with designated accommodation for the reception of PATIENTS 
03Other type of A&E/minor injury ACTIVITY with designated accommodation for the reception of accident and emergency PATIENTS. The department may be doctor 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. Excludes NHS walk-in centres
04NHS walk in centres
 

This attribute is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TYPES