SELF-DEFERRED ADMISSION

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Admissions cancelled by, or on behalf of, PATIENTS are known as SELF-DEFERRED ADMISSIONS. These include PATIENTS who fail to attend for admission. PATIENTS should only be classed as SELF-DEFERRED ADMISSIONS once the intended admission date has passed. The cancellations may be made by a relative, friend or executor, if the PATIENT is unable to notify the hospital for themselves, e.g. because of handicap or extreme youth.

See DEFERRED ADMISSION and also ADMISSION OFFER OUTCOME

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plural SELF-DEFERRED ADMISSIONS