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Referral—referral received date, DDMMYYYY

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termReferral received date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term663262
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
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The date when a health care provider formally accepts a referral for a patient, represented as DDMMYYYY.

Data Element Concept:Referral—referral received date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

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Collection and usage attributes

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This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting against the data element:

Non-admitted patient service request-service request received date, DDMMYYYY

The locally reported referral received date has the synonymous name REF_RECEIVED_DATE.

The nationally reported version has the synonymous name SERVICE_REQUEST_RECEIVED.

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In the case of a self-referral the referral received date would be the date of the first contact with the service.

The referral received date can be the same as the date of the appointment; for example, at a drop-in clinic.

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See also Non-admitted patient service request—service request received date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 06/10/2010, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Supersedes Referral—referral received date, DDMMYYYY WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

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