Glossary

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Rate

A way of expressing a number in relation to another number. For example, 50 out of 100 people. This is usually then multiplied by 1,000, 10,000 to 100,000 to give a rate per 1,000, 10,000 or 100,000.

READ Codes

A coded classification of clinical terms designed to enable clinicians to make effective use of computer systems.

Reading Borough Council
RBC
Referrals, Assessments & Packages return
RAP

Annual Department of Health statutory return for referrals, assessments and packages of care.

Registered population

The registered population is the population that the Clinical Commissioning Groups are responsible for to provide health care. Everyone registered with a GP practice are included in the registered population count.

Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations
RIDDOR

Puts duties on employers, the self-employed and people in control of work premises (the Responsible Person) to report certain serious workplace accidents, occupational diseases and specified dangerous occurrences (near misses).

Resident population

The resident population is the population physically living within a given area.

Royal Berkshire Hospital
RBH
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