Organisation Mergers

This guidance explains the circumstances under which Hospital Provider Spells should close and reopen as a result of a merger or demerger, in terms of NHS Information Standards.

Description

This guidance explains the circumstances under which Hospital Provider Spells should close and reopen as a result of a merger or demerger, in terms of NHS Information Standards.

It specifies which ORGANISATION CODES  / ORGANISATION IDENTIFIERS should be used for  Hospital Provider Spells which must be closed and reopened for:

When Hospital Provider Spells Should be Closed and Reopened Mergers Demergers The National Codes Used when Hospital Provider Spells are Closed and Reopened

If Hospital Provider Spells are to be closed and reopened only as a result of Organisation Mergers or demergers, for most cases the codes below should be used.

DISCHARGE DESTINATION

This depends on the type of WARD the PATIENT is in, but will be either:

DISCHARGE METHOD

  • 1    PATIENT discharged on clinical advice or with clinical consent

ADMISSION METHOD

Note that this ADMISSION METHOD is classed under "Other Admission". It is not elective and the PATIENT does therefore not have an entry on an Elective Admission List.

SOURCE OF ADMISSION

Again, this depends on the type of WARD the PATIENT is in, but will be either:

REFERRER CODE

This will be the referrer to the Hospital Provider Spell within which the PATIENT was receiving care before the merger, i.e. the "original" Hospital Provider Spell.

Guidance for Merging Organisations to support Sending of Commissioning Data Sets to the  Secondary Uses Service

Also Known As

This Supporting information is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly NHS Trust Mergers

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set CDS V6-2 Type 170 - Admitted Patient Care - Detained and or Long Term Psychiatric Census CDS references in description Organisation Mergers
Supporting Information Organisation Mergers references in description Organisation Mergers
Supporting Information Supporting Information Introduction references in description Organisation Mergers
Supporting Information Supporting Information Menu references in description Organisation Mergers
Supporting Information Supporting Information Menu references in description Organisation Mergers