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Hospital—Local Hospital Network identifier

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term490919
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/02/2013
Definition:Help on this termA unique Local Hospital Network (LHN) identifier for a public hospital within a jurisdiction.

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Object class:Hospital
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A health care facility established under Commonwealth, state or territory legislation as a hospital or a free-standing day procedure unit, and authorised to provide treatment and/or care to patients.

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Admitted patient care, admitted patient palliative care, admitted patient mental health care and public hospital establishments.

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A hospital thus defined may be located at one physical site or may be a multicampus hospital. A multicampus hospital treats movements of patients between sites as ward transfers.

For the purposes of these definitions, the term hospital includes satellite units managed and staffed by the hospital.

This definition includes, but is not limited to, hospitals as recognised under Australian Health Care Agreements.

Residential aged care services as approved under the National Health Act 1953 (Cwlth) or equivalent state legislation are excluded from this definition.

This definition includes entities with multipurpose facilities (e.g. those which contain both recognised and non-recognised components).

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National Health Data Committee

Property attributes

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Property:Local Hospital Network identifier
Definition:Help on this termA unique identifier for a Local Hospital Network (LHN) within a jurisdiction.
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Hospital—Local Hospital Network identifier, code NNN Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

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