Organisation name type code N
Value Domain Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Definition:||A codeset representing the differentiation between names.|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Organisation unit/section/division
This code is used where a business unit, section or division within an organisation may have its own separate identity.
CODE 2 Service location name
This code is used where the service location name is an important part of the organisation name and is used for identification purposes, e.g. Mobile Immunisation Unit at Bankstown.
CODE 3 Business name
Business name used only for trading purposes.
CODE 4 Locally used name
This code is used where a local name is used, e.g. where a medical practice is known by a name that is different to the company registration name or business name.
CODE 5 Abbreviated name
A short name or an abbreviated name by which the organisation is known, e.g. HIC.
CODE 6 Enterprise name
Generally, the complete organisation name should be used to avoid any ambiguity in identification. This should usually be the same as company registration name.
CODE 8 Other
This code is used when the organisation name does not fit into any one of the categories listed above.
CODE 9 Unknown
This code is used when the organisation name type is unknown.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Organisation name type code AA[A]
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Organisation—name type, code N
Service provider organisation (name)—name type, code N