Public hospital establishments NMDS 2008-09
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
Health, Superseded 03/12/2008
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
The scope of this dataset is establishment-level data for public acute and psychiatric hospitals, including hospitals operated for or by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, and alcohol and drug treatment centres.
Similar data for private hospitals and free standing day hospital facilities is collected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in the Private Health Establishments Collection.
Hospitals operated by the Australian Defence Force, corrections authorities and Australia's external territories are not currently included. Hospitals specialising in dental, ophthalmic aids and other specialised acute medical or surgical care are included.