Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2013-15
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 13/11/2014|
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
The Alcohol and other drug treatment services national minimum data set (NMDS) is nationally mandated for collection and reporting.
Publicly funded government and non-government agencies providing alcohol and/or drug treatment services. Including community-based ambulatory services and outpatient services.
The following services are currently not included in the coverage:
Collection and usage attributes
|Statistical unit:||Completed treatment episodes for clients who participate in a treatment type as specified in the data element Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—treatment type (main), code N.|
Data to be reported in each agency on completed treatment episode and then forwarded to state/territory authorities for collation.
National reporting requirements
State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation, on an annual basis.
Periods for which data are collected and nationally collatedFinancial years ending 30 June each year.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2013|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2015|
Glossary terms that are relevant to this national minimum data set are included here.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Health Information Group|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013
Has been superseded by Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2015-17 Health, Standard 13/11/2014