The attached table describes errors that can be reported from file loading.
The following information is given for each code:
This number consists of three parts – the application_code, the error_ID and the error_type.
A three-letter code assigned by the Ministry to identify each software application (eg, MHS = mental health, NMS = NMDS). For the standard error message that applies to more than one software application, the application code is NHS.
This is a unique number (eg, 1003).
Severity of message (E = error, W = warning).
Error type description
A detailed description of the error and suggestions for why it may have arisen.
This is the message that is sent back to providers. It may contain substitution parameters (prefixed with ‘%’) which the program fills in with the particular value (eg, the value ‘%2’ is not a valid value for the field ‘%1’). Where the error message is listed as ‘to be assigned’, this error number is not currently used.