Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Clinic NMDS Tier 1 code|
|Synonymous names:||CLI_NMDS_TYPE_CODE; OUTPATIENT_CLINIC_TYPE|
The organisational unit or organisational arrangement through which a hospital provides a service to a non-admitted patient, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Clinic—outpatient clinic tier 1 type|
Value domain attributes
|Classification scheme:||Clinic NMDS Tier 1 code|
|Maximum character length:||7|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting in the following:
This data item is reported nationally using the data element:
The first three digits of the locally reported Clinic NMDS Tier 1 code are used to map to the code set used for national reporting, as per the table below.
The locally reported Clinic NMDS Tier 1 code has the synonymous name CLI_NMDS_TYPE_CODE.
The nationally reported Outpatient Clinic Type code has the synonymous name OUTPATIENT_CLINIC_TYPE.
Non-clinical care, ancillary services and services provided in community health settings (e.g. community and child health centres) are out-of-scope for the nationally reported OUTPATIENT_CLINIC_TYPE code.
For this reason, the following local NAPAAWL codes are excluded from national reporting:
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Clinic—outpatient clinic tier 1 type, code NNN.NNN
See also Non-admitted patient service event—outpatient clinic type, code N[N]
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|