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Establishment—number of separations (financial year), total N[NNNNN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSeparations
Synonymous names:Help on this termDischarge
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270407
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe total number of separations occurring during the reference period. This includes both formal and statistical separations.
Data Element Concept:Establishment—number of separations

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNNNN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term6
Unit of measure:Help on this termSeparation

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May be calculated at:

  • individual establishment level; or
  • system (i.e. state/territory) level i.e. the sum of the number of establishments.

The sum of the number of separations where the separation date has a value:

  • >= the beginning of the reference period (typically a financial year); and
  • <= the end of the reference period.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Is formed using Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Supersedes Separations, version 2, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.3 KB)

See also Specialised mental health service—number of episodes of admitted care, total episodes N[NNNN] Health, Standard 13/11/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Community mental health establishments NMDS 2004-05 Health, Superseded 08/12/2004

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 21/03/2006

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2006-07 Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2008-09 Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 02/12/2009

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 01/12/2010

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 17/08/2017

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as denominator
Average length of acute mental health inpatient stay, 2018 Health, Candidate 09/08/2018
KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 04J – Average length of acute inpatient stay, 2015 Health, Standard 19/11/2015
KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 04J – Average length of acute inpatient stay, 2016 Health, Superseded 14/06/2017
KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 04J – Average length of acute inpatient stay, 2017 Health, Standard 14/06/2017
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