START DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)

Format/Length:See DATE 
HES Item:ADMIDATE
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 

Notes:
START DATE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL) is the same as attribute ACTIVITY DATE where the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE is National Code 'Start Date' of the Hospital Provider Spell.

The Start Date of the Hospital Provider Spell is the date of admission: the CONSULTANT or MIDWIFE has assumed responsibility for care following the DECISION TO ADMIT the PATIENT.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralSTART DATES (HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL)