Health labour force NMDS
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 10/12/2009|
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
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:||A health professional's labour force data|
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:||01/07/2005|
Source and reference attributes
National Health Information Group
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Health labour force, NMDS, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (113.4 KB)
Has been superseded by Registered health labour force NBEDS Health, Standard 10/12/2009