Where a PATIENT has a history of admissions to several Hospital Provider, then priority between National Codes 1 and 2 should be given to the current Hospital Provider, and National Code 1 selected, irrespective of whether or not the last admission was to the same Hospital Provider.
This data item applies only to PATIENTS admitted or transferred to a CONSULTANT in one of the psychiatric specialties within a Hospital Provider Spell. Record this against the first consultant episode under a CONSULTANT in one of the psychiatric specialties but not for subsequent psychiatric consultant episodes or for any non-psychiatric episodes. This information is used to indicate the turnover period within the service and identify, where possible, all first time psychiatric admissions and re-admissions.
Permitted National Codes:
|0||No known previous Hospital Provider Spells with a Consultant Episode (Hospital Provider) within a psychiatric speciality within any Health Care Provider.|
|1||One or more previous Hospital Provider Spells involving a Consultant Episode (Hospital Provider) within a psychiatric specialty with this Health Care Provider.|
|2||One or more previous Hospital Provider Spells involving a Consultant Episode (Hospital Provider) within a psychiatric specialty with another Health Care Provider, but none with this Health Care Provider.|
|8||Not applicable: the PATIENT is not receiving admitted patient care under a CONSULTANT in a psychiatric specialty.|
|9||Not known: the PATIENT is receiving admitted patient care under a CONSULTANT in a psychiatric specialty, but the information is not available. This constitutes a validation error|
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT STATUS|