Glossary of Terms

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

The Glossary lists commonly used terms in alphabetical order. These terms are not defined and therefore do not have an class or attribute. Each entry in the Glossary is shown with its related class and attribute where appropriate.

For example 'Booked Admission' is shown as relating to the class ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY. ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY has an attribute ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPES and reference to the attribute definition will identify that 'Booked Admission' is one of the national code classifications of ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPES.

Class Attribute
Admission
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL START DATE
Annual Census
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL START DATE
OPERATIVE PROCEDURE  
LEGAL STATUS MENTAL CATEGORY
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL DISCHARGE DATE
PATIENT DIAGNOSIS DIAGNOSIS
Bed
WARD OPERATIONAL PLAN  
Booked Admission
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE
Code of General Practitioner
PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
Consultant Code
PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
Consultant Name
PERSON NAME  
Day Case Admission
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL PATIENT CLASSIFICATION
Diagnostic Services
PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT  
RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT  
ISOTOPE PROCEDURE DEPARTMENT  
PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT DEPARTMENT  
Discharge
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL DISCHARGE DATE
Drop-In Clinic
REFERRAL REQUEST OUT-PATIENT CLINIC REFERRING INDICATOR
Emergency Admission
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL ADMISSION METHOD
Emergency Journey
EMERGENCY TRANSPORT REQUEST  
General Practitioner Name
PERSON NAME  
GMC or GDC Number
PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
Local Patient Identifier
PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
Maternity Admission
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL ADMISSION METHOD
Neonate
PATIENT  
Notional Half Day (NHD)
EMPLOYEE CONTRACT EMPLOYEE CONTRACTED NOTIONAL HALF DAYS
Nurse Identifier
PERSON IDENTIFIER PERSON IDENTIFIER TYPE
Nurse Name
PERSON NAME  
One Stop Clinic
REFERRAL REQUEST OUT-PATIENT CLINIC REFERRING INDICATOR
Ordinary Admission
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL PATIENT CLASSIFICATION
Organisation Postcode
ADDRESS POSTCODE
ADDRESS ASSOCIATION  
Organisation Address
ADDRESS ASSOCIATION ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE
Patient Name
PERSON NAME  
Patients Usual Address
ADDRESS ASSOCIATION ADDRESS ASSOCIATION TYPE
Planned Admission
ELECTIVE ADMISSION LIST ENTRY ELECTIVE ADMISSION TYPE
Postcode of Usual Address
ADDRESS POSTCODE
Regular Day Admission
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL PATIENT CLASSIFICATION
Sex
PERSON GENDER  
CLINIC ATTENDANCE FAMILY PLANNING FAMILY PLANNING SEX OF PATIENT
DRUG MISUSER DRUG MISUSER SEX
FAMILY PLANNING DOMICILIARY VISIT
Special/Planned Journey
SPECIAL TRANSPORT REQUEST  
PLANNED TRANSPORT REQUEST TRANSPORT NEED
Telephone Number
COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD
COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING
Two Man/One Man Crew
TRANSPORT REQUIREMENT TRANSPORT NEED
TCI (To Come In Date)
OFFER OF ADMISSION OFFERED FOR ADMISSION DATE
Unit of Medical Time (UMT)
EMPLOYEE CONTRACT CONTRACTED UNITS OF MEDICAL TIME BASIC
CONTRACTED UNITS OF MEDICAL TIME CLASS A
CONTRACTED UNITS OF MEDICAL TIME CLASS B
Urgent Journey
TRANSPORT REQUEST  
Waiting List Admission
HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL ADMISSION METHOD
Ward Transfer
WARD STAY END DATE
WARD STAY TERMINATION REASON
Whole Time Equivalent (WTE)
STAFFING LEVEL PLANNED