The date on which a patient transfers from one ward or unit to another for a different level of care, within the same hospital.
Institutional health care
A ward/unit transfer is recorded every time the patient moves from one ward or unit to another, within the same hospital.
Queensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC):
Must not be null for admitted patient records with ward/unit transfer activity.
Must be a valid date.
Must not be in the future (ie. past the current date).
Must not be before the admission date.
Must not be within any leave periods.
Must not be after the separation date.
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Transfer; Unit; Ward