An indication of whether the face to face contact is the first occasion on which a PATIENT is seen by the particular PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP SERVICE, staff group (community) or family planning service between 1st April and the following 31st March. This contact may also be the INITIAL CONTACT.
An INITIAL CONTACT is not necessarily the FIRST CONTACT IN FINANCIAL YEAR as the PATIENT may have had another episode which ended earlier in the financial year.
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||FIRST CONTACTS IN FINANCIAL YEAR|