Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services data set specification (DSS) describes information from primary health-care services that received funding from the Australian Government through the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH).
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care centres are those that provide comprehensive health-care services that include (but are not limited to) medical, dental, nursing, psychiatric and psychological services.
Funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services includes the following:
The aggregate level collection supports information to be collected at the service provider organisation level.
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The OATSIH Services Reporting (OSR) is a single questionnaire that incorporates 5 sections:
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services DSS corresponds to Part B: Primary Health Care component of the questionnaire. The OSR DSS is used to collect service level information from primary health care, standalone substance use and Bringing Them Home and Link Up counselling service providers that received funding from OATSIH for the reference period.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2011|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2012|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2013. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services report, 2011–12: OATSIH Services Reporting—key results. Cat. no. IHW 104. Canberra: AIHW.
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Supersedes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services DSS
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