COMMISSIONING DATA SET (CDS)
ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY ATTENDANCE CDS TYPE
The Accident and Emergency Commissioning Data Set Type carries the data for an Accident and Emergency Attendance Episode.

The column headed Opt (Optionality) shows whether the Data Element is Mandatory M, Optional O or Must Not Be Used *.

Opt CDS Data Element U/A
Person Group (Patient):
To carry the personal details of the Patient. One occurrence of this Group is permitted.
M LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER  
M ORGANISATION CODE (LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER)  
M ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
O NHS NUMBER  
M BIRTH DATE  
O CARER SUPPORT INDICATOR  
* ETHNIC CATEGORY  
* MARITAL STATUS
(psychiatric patients only)
 
M NHS NUMBER STATUS INDICATOR  
M SEX  
O NAME FORMAT CODE  
O PATIENT NAME  
O ADDRESS FORMAT CODE  
O PATIENT USUAL ADDRESS  
M POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS  
M ORGANISATION CODE (PCT OF RESIDENCE)  
M ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
  Note:
For reasons of confidentiality, the patient's preferred name and address (not including POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS) must not be carried where a valid NHS Number is present.
 
(HCA) GP Registration:
To carry the details of the Patient's Registered GMP. One occurrence of this Group is permitted.
M GMP (CODE OF REGISTERED OR REFERRING GMP)  
O CODE OF GP PRACTICE (REGISTERED GMP)  
O ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
(HCA) Attendance Occurrence Activity Characteristics:
To carry the details of the Accident and Emergency attendance.
M A+E ATTENDANCE NUMBER  
M A+E ARRIVAL MODE  
M A+E ATTENDANCE CATEGORY  
M A+E ATTENDANCE DISPOSAL  
M A+E INCIDENT LOCATION TYPE  
M A+E PATIENT GROUP  
M SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR A+E  
M ARRIVAL DATE  
M A+E ATTENDANCE CONCLUSION TIME  
M A+E DEPARTURE TIME  
M A+E INITIAL ASSESSMENT TIME
(first and unplanned follow-up attendances only)
 
M A+E TIME SEEN FOR TREATMENT  
M ARRIVAL TIME  
(HCA) Attendance Occurrence - Service Agreement Details:
To carry the details of the Service Agreement for the Accident and Emergency Attendance.
M COMMISSIONING SERIAL NUMBER  
O NHS SERVICE AGREEMENT LINE NUMBER  
O PROVIDER REFERENCE NUMBER  
O COMMISSIONER REFERENCE NUMBER  
M ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF PROVIDER)  
M ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
M ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF COMMISSIONER)  
M ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
(HCA) Attendance Occurrence Person Group (Consultant):
To carry the details of the responsible Clinician. One occurrence of this Group is permitted.
M A+E STAFF MEMBER CODE  
(HCA) Attendance Occurrence - Clinical Information Group (Diagnosis Occurrence):
To carry the details of the coded Diagnosis Scheme and the Diagnoses. Up to 2 occurrences of this Group are permitted.
M DIAGNOSIS SCHEME IN USE  
M ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - FIRST  
M ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY DIAGNOSIS - SECOND  
(HCA) Attendance Occurrence - Clinical Information Group (Investigation Occurrence):
To carry the details of the coded Investigation Activities undertaken. Up to 2 occurrences of this Group are permitted.
M INVESTIGATION SCHEME IN USE  
M ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY INVESTIGATION - FIRST  
M ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY INVESTIGATION - SECOND  
(HCA) Attendance Occurrence - Clinical Information Group (Treatment Occurrence):
To carry the details of the coded Treatment Activities undertaken. Up to 2 occurrences of this Group are permitted.
M PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE  
M ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - FIRST  
M ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY TREATMENT - SECOND  
(HCA) Healthcare Resource Group Activity - Activity Characteristics:
To carry the details of the Healthcare Resource Group and will be mandatory from 01/10/2001. Each CDS may contain only a single occurrence of this Group.
M HEALTHCARE RESOURCE GROUP CODE  
M HEALTHCARE RESOURCE GROUP CODE-VERSION NUMBER  
  Note:
In addition, Accident and Emergency reference costs are mandated and collected via a direct, non-NWCS data flow between Providers and the Department of Health.
 
(HCA) Healthcare Resource Group Activity - Clinical Activity Group:
To carry the details of the HRG Dominant Grouping Variable - Procedure. Note that this will not apply when no operation was carried out. In this case, the segment referring to HRG Dominant Grouping Variable - Procedure should be omitted. Only one Procedure either OPCS or READ may be specified
O PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE  
O HRG DOMINANT GROUPING VARIABLE-PROCEDURE