Elective care waiting list episode—category reassignment date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Category reassignment date|
The date on which a patient awaiting elective hospital care is assigned to a different urgency category as a result of clinical review for the awaited procedure, or is assigned to a different patient listing status category.
|Data Element Concept:||Elective care waiting list episode—category reassignment date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:||The date needs to be recorded each time a patient's urgency classification or listing status changes.|
This date is necessary for the calculation of the waiting time at admission and the waiting time at a census date.
Source and reference attributes
National Health Data Committee
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Category reassignment date, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.2 KB) No registration status
Has been superseded by Elective care waiting list episode—category reassignment date, DDMMYYYY
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