This is a CONSULTANT conducting an out-patient clinic jointly with another. If CONSULTANTS from two or more MAIN SPECIALTIES run a clinic jointly, the clinic is classified by an appropriate TREATMENT FUNCTION or LOCAL SUB-SPECIALTY. For central returns and HES the activity should be recorded under the TREATMENT FUNCTION CODE which best describes the activity. A PATIENT attending such a clinic would see two or more CONSULTANTS at the same time. This specifically excludes CONSULTANTS acting only in an advisory capacity.
This class is also known by these names:
|plural||SHARED CLINIC CONSULTANTS|