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 SpellACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Start Date
Annual Census
Hospital Provider SpellACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Start Date
Mental Health Act Legal StatusMENTAL CATEGORY
Hospital Provider SpellACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Discharge Date
PATIENT DIAGNOSIS 
Booked Admission
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRYELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE
Code of General Practitioner
GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONERGENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER PPD CODE
GENERAL DENTAL PRACTITIONERGENERAL DENTAL PRACTITIONER CODE
Consultant Code
CONSULTANTCONSULTANT CODE
Consultant Name
PERSON NAME 
Day Case Admission
Hospital Provider SpellPATIENT CLASSIFICATION
Diagnostic Services
Pathology Department 
Radiology Department 
Isotope Procedure Department 
Physiological Measurement Department 
Discharge
Hospital Provider SpellACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE Discharge Date
Emergency Admission
Hospital Provider SpellADMISSION METHOD
Emergency Journey
Emergency Transport Request 
General Practitioner Name
PERSON NAME 
GMC or GDC Reference Number
CARE PROFESSIONALCARE PROFESSIONAL IDENTIFIER
Local Patient Identifier
PATIENT ORGANISATIONLOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER
Maternity Admission
Hospital Provider SpellADMISSION METHOD
Neonate
PATIENT 
Nurse Identifier
CARE PROFESSIONALCARE PROFESSIONAL IDENTIFIER
Nurse Name
PERSON NAME 
Ordinary Admission
Hospital Provider SpellPATIENT CLASSIFICATION
Organisation Postcode
ADDRESSPOSTCODE
ADDRESS ASSOCIATION 
Organisation Address
ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE
Patient Name
PERSON NAME 
Patients Usual Address
ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE
Planned Admission
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRYELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE
Postcode of Usual Address
ADDRESSPOSTCODE
Regular Day Admission
Hospital Provider SpellPATIENT CLASSIFICATION
Sex
PERSON GENDERPERSON GENDER CODE
PERSON GENDER CODE CURRENT 
PERSON GENDER CODE AT REGISTRATION 
Special/Planned Journey
Special Transport Request 
Planned Transport Request 
Telephone Number
COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATIONCOMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD
COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
TCI (To Come In Date)
OFFER OF ADMISSIONOFFERED FOR ADMISSION DATE
Waiting List Admission
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRYELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE
Ward Transfer
Ward StayACTIVITY DATE of the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE End Date