A combination of numeric and/or alphabetic characters that identify an entity.
Maximum character length:
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
Guide for use:
The complete identifier string, including State/Territory identifier, Region identifier and Organisation identifier, should be a unique code for the specialised mental health service organisation in that state/territory. Service unit reporting structures should be identical between all mental health collections (e.g. Mental Health National Minimum Data Sets and the Mental Health National Outcomes and Casemix Collection (NOCC)).
Implementation in Data Set Specifications: All attributes +