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Registered health professional—work setting, code ANN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termWork setting - registered health professional
METeOR identifier:Help on this term375402
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:Help on this termThe type of health service setting or other organisation arrangement in which health care was delivered by the registered health professional, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Registered health professional—work setting

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termANN
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
A00Private practice
B00Aboriginal health service
C00Community health care service
D00Hospital
E00Residential health care facility
F00Commercial/business services
G00Educational facility
H00Correctional services
I00Defence forces
J00Other government department or agency
Y00Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
Z99Unknown/inadequately described/not stated

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE A00   PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Private practice includes private practitioner rooms/ surgeries and 24-hour medical clinics.

CODE B00   ABORIGINAL HEALTH SERVICES 

Aboriginal health services include all non-residential health care services with a primary focus on the delivery of health care to Indigenous people.

CODE C00   COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE SERVICES 

Community health care services include ambulatory centres, day procedure centres and community health centres. This category excludes aboriginal health services and non-residential health care provided by private practices and the Australian Government Department of Defence.

CODE D00   HOSPITALS 

Hospitals include acute care, psychiatric and dental hospitals as well as emergency departments and outpatient clinics. This category excludes hospitals provided by Defence Department.

CODE E00   RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES 

Residential health care facilities include residential aged care, hospices, residential mental health care, residential drug rehabilitation and disability institutions.

CODE F00   COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS SERVICES 

Commercial/business services include insurance providers, pathology laboratories, banks and pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. This category excludes private practices.

CODE G00   EDUCATIONAL FACILITY 

Educational facilities include schools, universities, vocational education and training institutions.

CODE H00   CORRECTIONAL SERVICES 

Correctional services include jails and detention centres.

CODE I00   DEFENCE FORCES 

Defence forces include all facilities operated by the Australian Government Department of Defence.

CODE J00   OTHER GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY   

Other government department or agency includes all government facilities not specified above including laboratories and research organisations.

CODE Y00   OTHER 

Other includes all organisations not specified above.

Comments:Help on this termThis data element is used in conjunction with work sector and hours worked to collect data on the distribution of hour worked by registered health professionals.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termThis data element is used in conjunction with work sector and hours worked to collect data on the distribution of hours worked by registered health professionals.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Health professional—establishment type (employment), industry code NN Health, Superseded 10/12/2009

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Work setting hours cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

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