Gives information about the Patient Demographics section
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Patient Demographics Section Content
The Patient demographics section contains information about the patient. PRSB Elements should be formatted as subheadings in any HTML sent.
|Section||Description||Card.||MRO*||FHIR Target and Guidance|
|Patient demographics||Patient details and contact information.||1 only||M||Carried in the CodeableConcept of Composition.section.code FHIR element.|
|PRSB Element||Description||Card.||MRO*||FHIR Target and Guidance|
|Patient name||The full name of the patient.||1 only||M||The legal name of the patient from the Patient Demographics Service (PDS), or the name volunteered by the patient in text and carried in the FHIR element Patient.name with the Patient.name.use containing the value "official".|
|Patient preferred name||The name by which a patient wishes to be addressed.||0 to 1||R||Not required for Pharmacy to GP communication.|
|Patient address||Patient's usual place of residence.||1 only||M||Sent in accordance with the NHS Data Dictionary: patient usual address. May be auto generated from PDS, referral or pharmacy system. Text and also carried in the FHIR element Patient.address|
|Patient telephone number||Telephone contact details of the patient. To include, e.g., mobile, work and home number if available.||0 to many||O||Not required for Pharmacy to GP communication.|
|Date of birth||The date of birth of the patient.||1 only||M||The date of birth will be as precise as possible, but should at least contain a year. May be auto generated from PDS, referral or pharmacy system. This will be in text and carried in the FHIR element Patient.birthDate.|
|NHS number||The unique identifier for a patient within the NHS in England and Wales.||0 to 1||R||Sent as text as per the NHS Data Dictionary NHS number. Traced NHS Numbers only should, be used and the NHS number SHOULD be carried in the FHIR element Patient.identifier.|
|Other identifier||Country specific or local identifier, e.g. Community Health Index (CHI) in Scotland. Two data items: type of identifier and identifier.||0 to many||R||Recorded as per: NHS Data Dictionary - local identifier. The assigning authority should also be supplied along with the country or local identifier. This is carried as text and also carried in the FHIR element Patient.identifier.|
|Ethnicity||The ethnicity of a person as specified by the person.||0 to 1||O||Not required for Pharmacy to GP communication.|
|Religion||The religious affiliation as specified by the person.||0 to 1||O||Not required for Pharmacy to GP communication.|
|Patient email address||Email address of the patient.||0 to 1||O||Not required for Pharmacy to GP communication.|
|Communication preferences||Preferred contact method, e.g., sign language, letter, phone, etc. Also preferred written communication format, e.g., large print, braille.||0 to many||O||Not required for Pharmacy to GP communication.|
|Relevant contacts||Include the most important contacts including:
• Personal contacts e.g., next of kin, in case of emergency contact, lasting power of attorney, dependants, informal carers etc.
• Health/care professional contacts e.g., social worker, hospital clinician, care coordinator, key worker, Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) etc.
Name, relationship, role (if formal role), contact details and availability, e.g. out of hours.
|0 to many||O||Not required for Pharmacy to GP communication.|
|* M=Mandatory R=Required O=Optional|