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Outpatient clinic service

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term336980
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 25/01/2018
Definition:Help on this termAn examination, consultation, treatment or other service provided in an outpatient setting in a specialty unit or under an organisational arrangement administered by a hospital.
Context:Help on this termNon-admitted patient service activity, excluding emergency department. Does not include services provided through community health settings (such as community and child health centre).

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis glossary item relates to activity of a clinic. See the Outpatient care National Minimum Data Set Scope statement for observations about use of the term ‘clinic’ in hospitals.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNon-admitted patient NMDS Development Working Party, 2006
Origin:Help on this termNCCH consultants report to Outpatients NMDS Development Working Group, September 2004.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Outpatient clinic service Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Supersedes Outpatient clinic service Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Ambulatory care Health, Superseded 16/01/2020
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Government health expenditure NMDS 2014- Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Health or health related function code NNN Health, Superseded 04/12/2013

Health or health related-function code NNN Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Non-admitted patient DSS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

Non-admitted patient DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Non-admitted patient DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Outpatient care NMDS 2007-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Outpatient clinic type Health, Standard 04/05/2005
WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012

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