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Patient | Urgent & Emergency Care Appointments

Demographics and other administrative information about an individual receiving care or other health-related services.

0. References to FHIR Profiles

1. Key FHIR Elements

The following FHIR elements have been identified as key to the implementation:

Element Cardinality Description Example value(s)
Patient.identifier(nhsNumber)1..1The patient's NHS number1234567890
Patient.name1..1A name associated with the patientJohn Smith
Patient.gender0..1male | female | other | unknown
Patient.birthDate0..1The date of birth for the individual
Patient.address0..*Addresses for the individual123, Leeds Road, Leeds, LS1 1AA

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