Registered health labour force NBEDS
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 10/12/2009|
|DSS type:||Data Set Specification (DSS)|
All health professionals listed with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) during the reference period. This encompasses health professions that require registration under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme and includes, but is not limited to:
This National Best Endeavours Data Set (NBEDS) includes health professionals who are currently registered with AHPRA and health professionals who are no longer registered but remain listed with AHPRA.
Collection and usage attributes
The statistical unit for this data set is the Registered health professional.
A Registered health professional refers to a person who is currently registered, or who has been registered, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency at any time during the reference period.
|Guide for use:|
This NBEDS comprises a set of NBEDS for health professions covered by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. It includes:
Note that a health professional may be qualified and registered in more than one profession.
The Registered health labour force NBEDS provides comprehensive data on Australia's registered health labour force. It assists governments, educators, health care providers and the community to understand the current health labour force and with workforce planning.
National reporting arrangements
Registered health professionals provide data to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as part of their initial registration and registration renewal processes. The data includes information required for registration purposes and additional workforce data.
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency provides an extract of these data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) for the purposes of national collation and reporting. The data in this NBEDS primarily comprises workforce data.
Periods for which data are collected and collated
Data are collated annually for each profession. The period is determined by the national registration renewal period for health professionals and may differ between health professions.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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Supersedes Health labour force NMDS Health, Superseded 10/12/2009