DISCHARGE DESTINATION

The destination of a PATIENT on completion of a HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL, or a note that the PATIENT died or was a still birth.

National Codes:

19 Usual place of residence unless listed below, for example, a private dwelling whether owner occupied or owned by local authority, housing association or other landlord. This includes wardened accommodation but not residential accommodation where health care is provided. It also includes patients with no fixed abode.
29 Temporary place of residence when usually resident elsewhere (includes hotel, residential educational establishment)
30 Repatriation from high security psychiatric accommodation in an NHS hospital provider (NHS trust)
37 Court
38 Penal establishment or police station
48 High Security Psychiatric Hospital, Scotland
49 NHS other hospital provider - high security psychiatric accommodation
50 NHS other hospital provider - medium secure unit
51 NHS other hospital provider - ward for general patients or the younger physically disabled
52 NHS other hospital provider - ward for maternity patients or neonates
53 NHS other hospital provider - ward for patients who are mentally ill or have learning disabilities
54 NHS run care home
65 Local Authority residential accommodation ie where care is provided
66 Local Authority foster care
79 Not applicable - patient died or still birth
84 Non-NHS run hospital - medium secure unit
85 Non-NHS (other than Local Authority) run care home
87 Non-NHS run hospital
88 Non-NHS (other than Local Authority) run Hospice
 

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural DISCHARGE DESTINATIONS