MAIN SPECIALTY CODE (MENTAL HEALTH)

MAIN SPECIALTY CODE (MENTAL HEALTH) is the MAIN SPECIALTY CODE of the CARE PROFESSIONAL working in a Mental Health Service, who is responsible for the PATIENT within the REPORTING PERIOD.

Format / Length

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Description

MAIN SPECIALTY CODE (MENTAL HEALTH)  is the same as attribute MAIN SPECIALTY CODE.

MAIN SPECIALTY CODE (MENTAL HEALTH)  is the MAIN SPECIALTY CODE  of the CARE PROFESSIONAL  working in a  Mental Health Service, who is responsible for the PATIENT within the REPORTING PERIOD.

Note:

  • The National Codes descriptions of this Data Element have been updated as a result of the work undertaken for the update of DCB0028: Treatment Function and Main Specialty Standard. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

Permitted Codes

Code Description

600

General Medical Practice

700

Intellectual Disability

710

Adult Mental Illness

711

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

712

Forensic Psychiatry

713

Medical Psychotherapy

715

Old Age Psychiatry

950

Nursing

960

Allied Health Professional

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural MAIN SPECIALTY CODES (MENTAL HEALTH)