COMMISSIONING DATA SET (CDS)
WARD ATTENDANCE CDS TYPE
The Ward Attender Commissioning Data Set Type carries the data for a Ward Attender.

The Ward Attender CDS Type should not be used on or after 1 April 2005. Attendances by patients for nursing care on a ward should be transmitted using the Out-Patient Attendance CDS Type.

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  
M NHS NUMBER  
M BIRTH DATE  
O CARER SUPPORT INDICATOR  
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) Ward Attendance Occurrence Activity Characteristics:
To carry the details of the Ward Attender.
M ATTENDANCE IDENTIFIER  
M ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY  
* MEDICAL STAFF TYPE SEEING PATIENT  
M OPERATION STATUS
(per attendance)
 
M ATTENDANCE DATE  
(HCA) Ward Attendance Occurrence - Service Agreement Details:
To carry the details of the Service Agreement for the Ward Attender.
M COMMISSIONING SERIAL NUMBER  
O NHS SERVICE AGREEMENT LINE NUMBER  
O PROVIDER REFERENCE NUMBER  
* COMMISSIONER REFERENCE NUMBER  
M ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF PROVIDER)  
M ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
M ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF COMMISSIONER)  
M ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
(HCA) Ward Attendance Occurrence - Clinical Information Group (ICD):
To carry the details of the ICD Diagnosis Scheme and the Diagnoses. Up to 2 occurrences of this Group are permitted.
O DIAGNOSIS SCHEME IN USE  
O PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)  
O SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)
(1st Secondary)
 
(HCA) Ward Attendance Occurrence - Clinical Information Group (READ):
To carry the details of the READ Diagnosis Scheme and the Diagnoses. Up to 2 occurrences of this Group are permitted.
O DIAGNOSIS SCHEME IN USE  
O PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (READ)  
O SECONDARY DIAGNOSIS (READ)
(1st Secondary)
 
(HCA) Ward Attendance Occurrence - Clinical Activity Group (OPCS):
To carry the details of the OPCS coded Clinical Activities undertaken. Up to 12 occurrences of this Group are permitted.
O PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE  
O PRIMARY PROCEDURE (OPCS)  
O PROCEDURE (OPCS)
(2nd to 12th, there may be up to 11 repetitions)
 
(HCA) Ward Attendance Occurrence - Clinical Activity Group (READ):
To carry the details of the READ coded Clinical Activities undertaken. Up to 12 occurrences of this Group are permitted.
O PROCEDURE SCHEME IN USE  
O PRIMARY PROCEDURE (READ)  
O PROCEDURE (READ)
(2nd to 12th, there may be up to 11 repetitions)
 
(HCA) Attendance Occurrence - Location Group - Ward Attendance:
To carry the details of the location for the Out-Patient Attendance - Site Code of Treatment. One occurrence of this Group is permitted. One occurrence of this Group is permitted.
M LOCATION CLASS  
M SITE CODE (OF TREATMENT)  
M ORGANISATION CODE TYPE  
M INTENDED CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY  
M AGE GROUP INTENDED  
M SEX OF PATIENTS  
(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