|National Codes:||See ADMISSION OFFER OUTCOME|
If treatment is then deferred because of lack of facilities, or for medical reasons, e.g. the PATIENT may have a cold or unacceptably high blood pressure, the PATIENT is discharged with the ADMISSION OFFER OUTCOME recorded as 'Patient admitted - treatment deferred'. A new DECISION TO ADMIT and a new ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY will then be made for the PATIENT.
Note that the ORIGINAL DECIDED TO ADMIT DATE will still be used for the PATIENT's waiting time calculation. However, if the PATIENT fails to arrive or if the Admission is cancelled by, or on behalf of, the PATIENT then the waiting time is re-set from the missed admission date.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||ADMISSION OFFER OUTCOMES|