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Registered health professional—work setting, medical practitioner code ANN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termWork setting - medical practitioner
METeOR identifier:Help on this term377814
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:Help on this termThe type of service setting or other organisation arrangement in which health care was delivered by the medical practitioner, 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 termString
Format:Help on this termANN
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
A01Solo private practice
A02Group private practice
A03Locum private practice
B00Aboriginal health service
C02Community mental health service
C03Community drug and alcohol service
C07Other community health care services
D01Outpatient services
D02Other hospital services
E02Residential mental health care services
E05Other residential health care facility
F00Commercial/business services
G01Tertiary educational facility
G02School
G03Other educational 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 A01   SOLO PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Solo private practice includes all private practices owned and operated by a single health practitioner, excluding locum practices.

CODE A02   GROUP PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Group private practice includes all private practices owned and operated by a partnership of more than one health practitioner excluding locum practices.

CODE A03   LOCUM PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Locum private practice includes all private practices where the primary business of the practice is the provision of locum or relief services.

CODE B00   ABORIGINAL HEALTH SERVICE 

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

CODE C02   COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE 

Community mental health service includes all non-residential health care services that engage primarily in mental health care.

CODE C03   COMMUNITY DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICE 

Community drug and alcohol service includes all non-residential health care services that engage primarily in drug and alcohol treatment.

CODE C07   OTHER COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE SERVICES 

Other community health care service includes all non-residential health care services not mentioned above.

CODE D01   OUTPATIENT SERVICES 

Outpatient services include all hospital-based clinics that provide specialist outpatient services to non-admitted, non-emergency department patients.

CODE D02   OTHER HOSPITAL SERVICE 

This category includes all other hospital services including acute care, psychiatric and dental hospitals, as well as emergency departments. It excludes hospitals provided by Defence Department

CODE E02   RESIDENTIAL MENTAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES 

Residential mental health care services include all residential health care services that primarily engage in the delivery of specialist mental health care.

CODE E05   OTHER RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY 

This category includes all other residential health care facilities not specified above.

CODE F00   COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS SERVICES 

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

CODE G01   TERTIARY EDUCATIONAL FACILITY

Tertiary educational facility includes all educational institutions mainly engaged in providing undergraduate or postgraduate teaching, or vocational education and training. 

CODE G02   SCHOOL 

Schools include all pre-primary, primary and secondary schools.

CODE G03   OTHER EDUCATIONAL FACILITY 

Other educational facility includes all organisations primarily involved in the delivery of education and training but not mentioned above.

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.

Source and reference attributes

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

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

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Main job of registered medical professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered medical professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

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