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HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Regulatory body reference number

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HESA Student Record 2013/14

Fields required from institutions in Scotland

Regulatory body reference number

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Short nameDHREGREF

This field holds the regulatory body reference number allocated to a student.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All instances where Course.COURSEAIM = M16, M26, M76, M86, H16, H62, H76, I16, I76, J26, J76 and (Course.REGBODY = 06, 07 or 40-53 or 55) and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 01


If the student already has a registration number awarded by a regulatory body, then the number should be recorded.

This field should record the regulatory body registration numbers issued to new students entering courses leading to eligibility to register for the first time where available. All other new students will require the default code '99999999'.

This field will be used to collect any registration number awarded by a regulatory body.

The default code of 99999999 should be used where Course.COURSEAIM is coded M16, M86, H16, I16, or J26 and a number does not already exist for the student.

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Reason required

To identify members of professional regulatory bodies on medical, dental, health and social care, and veterinary courses.

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Field length8
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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OwnerThe regulatory bodies for medical/dental, health and social care, and veterinary sciences
Date modified2014-08-14
Change management notesCoverage amended to remove requirement for Course.REGBODY valid entry 54, as the body covered by the valid entry ('HCPC: Social workers in England') would not allocate reference numbers. Business Rule 1 updated to exclude Instance.REGBODY code 54 in line with the change to the coverage of the field.

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