Model View Diagram - Overview

AD030 - Core Administrative Data - Address & Geographic Area Details

  1. This diagram shows the classes concerned with the administrative data recorded for ADDRESSES, COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION, and GEOGRAPHIC AREAS.

  2. A ORGANISATION or PERSON may be contacted using many TELE- COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRINGS. A COMMUNICATION CONTACT INFORMATION may be the contact string for an ADDRESS.

  3. A ORGANISATION or PERSON may have many ADDRESS ASSOCIATIONS. Each ADDRESS ASSOCIATION is linked to a known ADDRESS. An ADDRESS is stored only once and may be associated with many PERSONS or ORGANISATIONS.

  4. Each ADDRESS may be defined as being in many GEOGRAPHIC AREAS and may have a corresponding ADDRESS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREA entry.

  5. As an alternative to, or in addition to describing a GEOGRAPHIC AREA by a set of ADDRESS IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS an area may be defined as a set of POSTCODES IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS.

  6. A GEOGRAPHIC AREA range from PRIMARY CARE TRUST and STRATEGIC HEALTH AUTHORITY, to Local Authority, GP Practice and Metropolitan areas.

  7. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS may be built up into hierarchical and other structures using GEOGRAPHIC AREA RELATIONSHIPS. These structures make setting up complex area definitions easier and more manageable.