The telephone or telemedicine consultation should directly support diagnosis and care planning and must replace a face to face Out-Patient Attendance Consultant, Clinic Attendance Nurse or Clinic Attendance Midwife, types of CARE ACTIVITY. A record of the telephone or telemedicine consultation must be retained in the PATIENT's records.
Telephone contacts solely for informing PATIENTS of results are excluded.
|01||Face to face communication|
|03||Telemedicine web camera|
|04||Talk type for a PERSON unable to speak|
|06||Short Message Service (SMS) - Text Messaging **|
* Note - National Code 98 'Other' is only used for the Community Information Data Set. It is NOT valid in any other data set including Commissioning Data Set version 6-2.
** Note National Codes 05 'Email' and 06 'Short Message Service (SMS) - Text Messaging' are not valid for Commissioning Data Set version 6-2.
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||CONSULTATION MEDIA USED|