The standard event header information applicable to event messages

Event header information

Each event message will carry a standard set of event header information to help identify the patient, publisher, actual event, etc.

This event header information must consist of the following mandatory items and their corresponding FHIR profiles and elements:

DCH Event Header item requirement FHIR resource FHIR element Constraints
patient identification data: Event-MessageHeader-1 & CareConnect-Patient-1    
NHS Number Event-MessageHeader-1 & CareConnect-Patient-1 identifier using NHS Number slice  
Date of Birth Event-MessageHeader-1 & CareConnect-Patient-1 birthDate  
name Event-MessageHeader-1 & CareConnect-Patient-1 name  
event Event-MessageHeader-1 event  
event type Event-MessageHeader-1 extension(messageEventType)  
type of service originating the event CareConnect-HealthcareService-1 type This will contain a code from the ValueSet DCH-Specialty-1.
service provider originating the event CareConnect-Encounter-1 serviceProvider  
IT system holding the event data Event-MessageHeader-1 source  
location at which the event occurred CareConnect-Location-1 location  
event date time CareConnect-Encounter-1 period.start  
event publisher Event-MessageHeader-1 responsible  
event published date Event-MessageHeader-1 timestamp  
a publication reference number Event-MessageHeader-1 The resource identifier for the MessageHeader This will use a UUID format.

An optional event-sequence element may be sent which, if included, must contain at least one of:

DCH Event Header item requirement FHIR resource FHIR element
change timestamp Event-MessageHeader-1 The resource meta.lastUpdated for the MessageHeader
sequence number Event-MessageHeader-1 The resource meta.versionId for the MessageHeader

The remaining resources in the bundle depend on the Event listed under the Messages section.

Linkage Diagram

This Linkage diagram defines the required references that SHALL be made between resources within the Event Message bundle. It includes both Header and Payload resources (but omits the Bundle wrapper).

Example Message Header

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