Admitted patient palliative care NMDS
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
Health, Superseded 07/12/2005
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
The scope of this data set is admitted patients receiving palliative care in all public and private acute hospitals, and free standing day hospital facilities. Hospitals operated by the Australian Defence Force, correctional authorities and Australia's external territories are not currently included.
Palliative care patients are identified by the data element Hospital service—care type, code N[N].N.
Collection and usage attributes
Episodes of care for admitted patients.
National reporting arrangements
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 collected and collated nationally
Financial years ending 30 June each year.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2005|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2006|
Number of days of hospital in the home care data will be collected from all states and territories except Western Australia from 1 July 2001. Western Australia will begin to collect data from a later date.
Scope links with other NMDSs
Episodes of care for admitted patients which occur partly or fully in designated psychiatric units of public acute hospitals or in public psychiatric hospitals:
Source and reference attributes
National Health Information Group
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Is re-engineered from Admitted patient palliative care, NMDS, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (118.3 KB)
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