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Re: [OM] It never rains but it pours ( sometimes)

Subject: Re: [OM] It never rains but it pours ( sometimes)
From: Jez Cunningham <jez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2014 10:02:04 +0100
Don't get me started on intelligent (or not) numbering systems.  I spent
many years of my working life managing such things for a big telcom
manufacturing company and I'm so happy to be retired.

Yes, the birth cert register number is the same as the 3 digits of my old
NHS number, but I'm not sure how they derived the 4 letters?


On 6 September 2014 09:39, Piers Hemy <piers@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Did you know that your old NHS number is taken from your birth certificate?
> A bit of a contrast with USA where the SS# seemes to be ultra secret!
>
> 4 letters and 3 digits is memorable (ask me) but whoever thought that 10
> digits would be better has no grasp of human factors.
>
> Piers
> On 5 Sep 2014 15:57, "Jez Cunningham" <jez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > The NI Number is still 9 (digits and letters) but the NHS Number (which
> is
> > something different) is now 10 digits (mine was 4 letters and 3 digits).
> >  And then each hospital has their own Hospital Number :-)
> > cheers
> > Jez
> >
> >
> > On 5 September 2014 14:21, SwissPace <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > Thanks, its nice to know these things before getting caught out, my
> > > national insurance number is only 9 digits so they must have changed
> that
> > > in the last 15 years. Maybe I should chase up a new number and register
> > > with a UK practice. I have to pay full UK council tax anyway as a
> > deduction
> > > is not allowed for the first property unless it was emptied.
> > >
> > > I see there is hope and they are recommending that if you have paid for
> > at
> > > least 7 years then you should keep the entitlement
> > > <https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/
> > > uploads/attachment_data/file/210438/Sustaining_services__
> > > ensuring_fairness_consultation_document.pdf>
> > >
> > > I guess I have to get a Romanian passport - no offence intended to
> > genuine
> > > Romanian people who have come to benefit the UK but I did see a program
> > > about a group who have just come for the benefits and had no problem
> > > getting NHS treatment - even my wife who is not British was angry with
> > them
> > > and the system.
> > >
> > >
> > > On 05/09/2014 14:40, Jez Cunningham wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> They first asked me at the Emergency Department check-in / triage desk
> > for
> > >> my home address and the name of the doctor I was registered with. When
> > >> they
> > >>
> > >>
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