This document sets out guidance for practices and primary care networks (PCNs) to support accurate categorisation of appointments. It also supports the relevant Investment and Impact Fund (IIF) indicator on appointment coding.
These categories have been developed by a Local User Group consisting of practice clinical and administrative staff and other front-line colleagues, working with NHS Digital subject matter experts. A linked National Data and Reporting group considered the reporting requirements from categories and other data quality improvements.
Read more – NHS Digital (31/3/21)