For Commissioning Data Set version 6-2, CLINIC CODE identifies the CLINIC OR FACILITY where an Out-Patient Appointment took place.

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CLINIC CODE  is the same as attribute  CLINIC OR FACILITY CODE.

For Commissioning Data Set version 6-2, CLINIC CODE  identifies the  CLINIC OR FACILITY  where an Out-Patient Appointment  took place.

CLINIC CODE  is an optional item in the Commissioning Data Set version 6-2, and is for local use only.  However it must NOT contain any text which may identify the PATIENT DIAGNOSIS  of the PATIENTS  using the  CLINIC OR FACILITY  (for example, it must not include the acronym 'HIV') or the Patient Procedure  being undertaken (for example using the acronym 'TOP' for terminations of pregnancy). Use of such identifiers contravenes the legal requirements for withholding identifiable information about PATIENTS  with identified conditions.  See Security Issues and Patient Confidentiality  for further details. 

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