ADMISSION SOURCE

The source of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell or a Nursing Episode when the PATIENT is in a Hospital Site or a Care Home.

Description

The source of admission to a Hospital Provider Spell or a Nursing Episode when the PATIENT is in a Hospital Site or a Care Home.

National Code 51 'NHS other hospital provider - WARD for general PATIENTS or the younger physically disabled or Emergency Care Department ' should not be used if the PATIENT arrives at an Emergency Care Department and is admitted to the same Hospital Provider.

SOURCE OF ADMISSION  will be replaced with ADMISSION SOURCE, which is the most recent approved national information standard to describe the required definition.

National Codes

Code Description
19

Usual place of residence unless listed below, for example, a private dwelling whether owner occupied or owned by Local Authority, housing association or other landlord. This includes wardened accommodation but not residential accommodation where health care is provided. It also includes PATIENTS with no fixed abode.

29

Temporary place of residence when usually resident elsewhere (e.g. hotels, residential Educational Establishments)

37
40 Penal establishment
42

Police Station / Police Custody Suite

49

NHS other Hospital Provider - high security psychiatric accommodation in an NHS Hospital Provider  (NHS Trust  or NHS Foundation Trust)

51

NHS other Hospital Provider - WARD for general PATIENTS or the younger physically disabled or Emergency Care Department

52

NHS other Hospital Provider - WARD for maternity PATIENTS or Neonates

53

NHS other Hospital Provider - WARD for PATIENTS who are mentally ill or have Learning Disabilities

55 Care Home With Nursing
56 Care Home Without Nursing
66 Local Authority

foster care

79 Babies born in or on the way to hospital
87 Independent Sector Healthcare Provider

 run hospital

88 Hospice

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural ADMISSION SOURCES