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GN080 - MAIN SPECIALTY AND TREATMENT FUNCTION

  1. This diagram shows the classes and relationships relevant to MAIN SPECIALTY and TREATMENT FUNCTION.

  2. Specialties are divisions of clinical work. Only specialty titles recognised by the Royal Colleges and Faculties should be used. Each CONSULTANT should be assigned a MAIN SPECIALTY by the ORGANISATION to which the CONSULTANT is contracted.

  3. TREATMENT FUNCTION is a division of clinical work based on MAIN SPECIALTY but incorporating approved sub-specialties and treatment interests used by lead CARE PROFESSIONALS including CONSULTANTS.

  4. The CONSULTANT SPECIALTY FUNCTION links the TREATMENT FUNCTIONS that apply to a particular CONSULTANT and provides information on the treatment interests of the CONSULTANT.

  5. The CONSULTANT EPISODE (HOSPITAL PROVIDER) is a type of CARE EPISODE.

  6. The MHCS SPECIALTY ASSOCIATION is an association between a MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL and a MAIN SPECIALTY which for the period of the association reflects the main psychiatric specialty activity for the PATIENT subject to the MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL..