|ODS Default Codes:||V81997 - No Registered GP Practice|
|V81998 - GP Practice Code not applicable|
|V81999 - GP Practice Code not known|
GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE CODE (PATIENT REGISTRATION) is the same as attribute ORGANISATION CODE.
GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE CODE (PATIENT REGISTRATION) is the ORGANISATION CODE of the GP Practice that the PATIENT is registered with.
- V81997 should be used when a PATIENT presents, who is not currently registered at a GP Practice, but is eligible to be registered should they wish to.
- V81999 should be used where it is not possible to determine a PATIENT's registered GP Practice code, but it is known that they should have one, or where it is impossible to determine whether they should or shouldn't have a registered practice (for instance the PATIENT cannot communicate and is unidentified).
CODE OF GP PRACTICE (REGISTERED GMP) DESCRIPTION REPLACED 1 JUNE 2008.
The code of the practice is an ORGANISATION CODE.
This is the code of the practice of the PATIENT's registered GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER which lets him or her be notified about treatment received by the PATIENT. The registered GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER may or may not be the same as the referring GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER.
This data element is also known by these names:
|formerly||CODE OF GP PRACTICE (REGISTERED GMP)|
|plural||GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTICE CODES (PATIENT REGISTRATION)|