|Default Codes:||X99998 - Referring Organisation Code not applicable|
|X99999 - Referring Organisation Code not known|
This is the ORGANISATION CODE of the ORGANISATION from which the referral is made, such as GP Practice or NHS Trust. This information is essential for managing service agreements which are based on patterns of referral.
The National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Dataset (22/2002) does not require GP Practices and stipulates a maximum length of an5 to record the appropriate NHS Trust.
See NHS Administrative Codes for a description of ORGANISATION CODES.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||REFERRING ORGANISATION CODES|