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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2010-11

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term386794
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 18/01/2011
DSS type:Help on this termNational Minimum Data Set (NMDS)
Scope:Help on this term

The scope of this dataset is establishment-level data for public acute and psychiatric hospitals, including hospitals operated for or by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, and alcohol and drug treatment centres.

Similar data for private hospitals and free standing day hospital facilities is collected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in the Private Health Establishments Collection.

Hospitals operated by the Australian Defence Force, corrections authorities and Australia's external territories are not currently included. Hospitals specialising in dental, ophthalmic aids and other specialised acute medical or surgical care are included.

Collection and usage attributes

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Public hospital establishments.

Collection methods:Help on this term

Data are collected at each hospital from patient administrative and clinical record systems. Hospitals forward data to the relevant state or territory health authority on a regular basis (for example, monthly).

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:Help on this term01/07/2010
Implementation end date:Help on this term30/06/2011
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Scope links with other NMDSs

Episodes of care for admitted patients which occur partly or fully in designated psychiatric units of public acute hospitals or in public psychiatric hospitals:

  • Admitted patient care NMDS
  • Admitted patient mental health care NMDS
  • Admitted patient palliative care NMDS

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Public hospital establishments NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 05/01/2010

Has been superseded by Public hospital establishments NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Metadata items in this Data Set SpecificationHelp on this term

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-Available bed—overnight-stay admitted care, average number of beds N[NNN.N]Conditional1
-Available bed—same-day admitted care, average number of beds N[NNN.N]Conditional1
-Establishment (public psychiatric or alcohol and drug hospital)—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (emergency and outpatient), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment (public psychiatric or alcohol and drug hospital)—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (outreach and community), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment (public psychiatric or alcohol and drug hospital)—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (emergency and outpatient), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment (public psychiatric or alcohol and drug hospital)—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (outreach and community), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—establishment type, sector and services provided code AN.N{.N}Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (administrative and clerical staff), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (diagnostic and health professionals), average N[NNN{.N}]Conditional1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (domestic and other staff), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (enrolled nurses), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (other personal care staff), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (registered nurses), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (salaried medical officers), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (student nurses), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid) (trainee/pupil nurses), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—geographical location, code (ASGC 2009) NNNNNMandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (buildings and building services) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (constructions) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Conditional1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (information technology) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Conditional1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (intangible assets) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Conditional1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (land) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (major medical equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (other equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (transport) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (computer equipment/installations) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (intangible assets) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (land and buildings) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (major medical equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (other capital expenditure) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—gross capital expenditure (plant and other equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (buildings and building services) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (constructions) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (information technology) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (intangible assets) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (land) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (major medical equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (other equipment) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—net capital expenditure (accrual accounting) (transport) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (alcohol and drug), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (allied health services), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (community health services), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (dental), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (dialysis), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (district nursing services), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (emergency services), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (endoscopy and related procedures), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (mental health), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (other medical/surgical/diagnostic), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (other outreach services), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (pathology), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (pharmacy), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of group session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (radiology and organ imaging), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (alcohol and drug), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (allied health services), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (community health services), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (dental), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (dialysis), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (district nursing services), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (emergency services), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (endoscopy and related procedures), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (mental health), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (other medical/surgical/diagnostic), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (other outreach services), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (pathology), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (pharmacy), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of individual session occasions of service for non-admitted patients (radiology and organ imaging), total N[NNNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNNMandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (administrative expenses) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (depreciation) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (domestic services) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (drug supplies) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (food supplies) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (indirect health care) (central administrations) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (indirect health care) (central and statewide support services) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (indirect health care) (other) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (indirect health care) (patient transport services) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (indirect health care) (public health and monitoring services) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (interest payments) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (medical and surgical supplies) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (other recurrent expenditure) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (patient transport cost) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (repairs and maintenance) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (administrative and clerical staff) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (diagnostic and health professionals) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (domestic and other staff) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (enrolled nurses) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (other personal care staff) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (registered nurses) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (salaried medical officers) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (student nurses) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (trainee/pupil nurses) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (superannuation employer contributions) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (visiting medical officer payments) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—revenue (other revenue) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—revenue (patient) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—revenue (recoveries) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (acquired immune deficiency syndrome unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (acute renal dialysis unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (acute spinal cord injury unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (alcohol and drug unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (bone marrow transplantation unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (burns unit (level III)), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (cardiac surgery unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (clinical genetics unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (comprehensive epilepsy centre), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (coronary care unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (diabetes unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (domiciliary care service), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (geriatric assessment unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (heart, lung transplantation unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (hospice care unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (in-vitro fertilisation unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (infectious diseases unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (intensive care unit (level III)), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (liver transplantation unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (maintenance renal dialysis centre), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (major plastic/reconstructive surgery unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (neonatal intensive care unit (level III)), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (neurosurgical unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (nursing home care unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (obstetric/maternity), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (oncology unit) (cancer treatment), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (pancreas transplantation unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (psychiatric unit/ward), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (rehabilitation unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (renal transplantation unit), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (sleep centre), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—specialised service indicator (specialist paediatric), yes/no code NMandatory1
-Establishment—teaching status (university affiliation), code NMandatory1
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