The Department of Health and Strategic Health Authorities requires information to help monitor national WAITING LIST trends. These are used to develop policies and indicate changes which can enable WAITING LISTS to be managed more effectively.
The Bookings Admitted Patient and Out-Patient Provider Data Set is provider based. Providers are care ORGANISATIONS providing out-patient care and treatment for NHS PATIENTS.
The Bookings Admitted Patient and Out-Patient Provider Data Set contains the out-patient ACTIVITY for the specified REPORTING PERIOD.
|Data Set Data Elements|
|Organisation and Reporting Period|
|ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF PROVIDER)|
|REPORTING PERIOD START DATE|
|REPORTING PERIOD END DATE|
|DATA SET PREPARATION DATE|
|DATA SET PREPARATION TIME|
|Admitted Patient Booking|
|DECISIONS TO ADMIT (DAY CASE)|
|DECISIONS TO ADMIT (ORDINARY)|
|DECISIONS TO ADMIT (BOOKED DAY CASE)|
|DECISIONS TO ADMIT (BOOKED ORDINARY)|
|GP WRITTEN REFERRALS BOOKED|
|GP WRITTEN REFERRALS MADE|