FIRST ATTENDANCE

Format/length: n1
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

National Codes:

1 First attendance face to face
2 Follow-up attendance face to face
3 First telephone or telemedicine consultation
4 Follow-up telephone or telemedicine consultation

This indicates whether a patient is making a FIRST ATTENDANCE or follow-up attendance and whether the CONSULTATION MEDIA USED was a face to face contact or telephone/telemedicine consultation. 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural FIRST ATTENDANCES