Glossary of Terms

The Glossary lists commonly used terms in alphabetical order. These terms are not defined and therefore do not have a class or attribute. Each entry in the Glossary is shown with its related class and attribute where appropriate.

For example 'Booked Admission' is shown as relating to the class ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY. ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY has an attribute ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE and reference to the attribute definition will identify that 'Booked Admission' is one of the national code classifications of ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPES.

ClassAttribute
Admission 
Hospital Provider Spell ACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Start Date
Annual Census 
Hospital Provider Spell ACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Start Date
OPERATIVE PROCEDURE  
Mental Health Act Legal Status MENTAL CATEGORY 
Hospital Provider Spell ACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Discharge Date
PATIENT DIAGNOSIS  
Booked Admission 
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE 
Code of General Practitioner 
GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER PPD CODE 
GENERAL DENTAL PRACTITIONER GENERAL DENTAL PRACTITIONER CODE 
Consultant Code 
CONSULTANT CONSULTANT CODE 
Consultant Name 
PERSON NAME  
Day Case Admission 
Hospital Provider Spell PATIENT CLASSIFICATION 
Diagnostic Services 
Pathology Department  
Radiology Department  
Isotope Procedure Department  
Physiological Measurement Department  
Discharge 
Hospital Provider Spell ACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Discharge Date
Drop-In Clinic 
REFERRAL REQUEST OUT-PATIENT CLINIC REFERRING INDICATOR 
Emergency Admission 
Hospital Provider Spell ADMISSION METHOD 
Emergency Journey 
Emergency Transport Request  
General Practitioner Name 
PERSON NAME  
GMC or GDC Reference Number 
CARE PROFESSIONAL CARE PROFESSIONAL IDENTIFIER 
Local Patient Identifier 
PATIENT ORGANISATION LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER 
Maternity Admission 
Hospital Provider Spell ADMISSION METHOD 
Neonate 
PATIENT  
Nurse Identifier 
CARE PROFESSIONAL CARE PROFESSIONAL IDENTIFIER 
Nurse Name 
PERSON NAME  
Ordinary Admission 
Hospital Provider Spell PATIENT CLASSIFICATION 
Organisation Postcode 
ADDRESS POSTCODE 
ADDRESS ASSOCIATION  
Organisation Address 
ADDRESS ASSOCIATION ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE 
Patient Name 
PERSON NAME  
Patients Usual Address 
ADDRESS ASSOCIATION ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE 
Planned Admission 
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE 
Postcode of Usual Address 
ADDRESS POSTCODE 
Regular Day Admission 
Hospital Provider Spell PATIENT CLASSIFICATION
Sex 
PERSON GENDER PERSON GENDER CODE 
PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT 
PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION 
Special/Planned Journey 
Special Transport Request  
Planned Transport Request  
Telephone Number 
COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD 
COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING 
TCI (To Come In Date) 
OFFER OF ADMISSION OFFERED FOR ADMISSION DATE 
Waiting List Admission 
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE 
Ward Transfer 
Ward Stay ACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE End Date