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Health labour force NMDS

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term273041
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 10/12/2009
DSS type:Help on this termNational Minimum Data Set (NMDS)
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The scope of this set of data elements is all health occupations. National collections using this data set have been undertaken for the professions of medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, physiotherapy and podiatry, using labour force questionnaires in the annual renewal of registration to practice.

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Help on this termA health professional's labour force data
Collection methods:Help on this term

National reporting arrangements

State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation, on an annual basis.

Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated

Financial years ending 30 June each year.

Implementation start date:Help on this term01/07/2005

Source and reference attributes

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National Health Information Group

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Health labour force, NMDS, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (113.4 KB)

Has been superseded by Registered health labour force NBEDS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

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-Health professional—area of clinical practice (principal), code ANNMandatory1
-Health professional—establishment type (employment), industry code NNMandatory1
-Health professional—hours worked (in all jobs), total NNNMandatory1
-Health professional—labour force status, code N{.N}Mandatory1
-Health professional—occupation, code ANNMandatory1
-Health professional—principal role, code NMandatory1
-Medical practitioner—hours on-call, total NNNMandatory1
-Medical practitioner—hours worked (in direct patient care), total NNNMandatory1
-Medical practitioner—hours worked, total NNNMandatory1
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
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