Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator Set|
|Indicator set type:||COAG NPs|
The objective of the National Partnership Agreement on Improving Public Hospital Services (NPA IPHS) is to drive major improvements in public hospital service delivery and better health outcomes for Australians.
The Agreement will facilitate improved access to public hospital services, including elective surgery and emergency department (ED) services, and subacute care.
The objectives and outcomes of the Agreement will be achieved by:
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Collection and usage attributes
|National reporting arrangement:|
States and Territories agree to provide data for performance indicators contained within this indicator set as agreed in the relevant Schedules to the National Health Reform Agreement - National Partnership Agreement on Improving Public Hospital Services (NPA IPHS), and consistent with the provisions in Schedule C to the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations.
States and Territories agree that the information at the level of individual hospitals reported to the Commonwealth will be made available on each jurisdiction's website and on a Commonwealth website, except where specific Schedules to the NPA IPHS note exclusions.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
Standing Council on Federal Financial Relations. National Partnership Agreement on Improving Public Hospital Services. Standing Council on Federal Financial Relations, Canberra. Viewed 15 February 2013,