Public dental waiting times NMDS 2013-2018
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 25/01/2018|
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
The purpose of the Public dental waiting times national minimum data set (PDWT NMDS) is to describe the information that must be collected to calculate the waiting times for two time periods in the treatment pathway for public dental services in Australia:
In this data collection, person includes all persons eligible for their state or territory public dental scheme, who were aged 18 years or over when they were placed on a general or prosthetic public dentistry waiting list for the purpose of receiving treatment.
The data collection includes:
The data collection excludes:
In this data collection, treatment means any event consisting of the provision of dental care resulting from a person being placed on a public dental waiting list and funded under a public dental scheme of their state or territory. Only treatments received after a person is placed on a public dental waiting list should be recorded.
Excluded treatments are:
A public dental waiting list episode ends:
All dental services funded by the state or territory government should be included unless otherwise noted.
Collection and usage attributes
This is an administrative collection and information is derived from client records.
The collection period is the twelve month financial year, i.e. the twelve months ending 30 June.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2013|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2018|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
National Oral Health Plan Monitoring Group
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
National Advisory Committee on Oral Health 2004. Healthy mouths healthy lives: Australia's national oral health plan 2004-2013. Viewed 31 January 2012, http://www.adelaide.edu.au/oral-health-promotion/resources/public/pdf_files/oralhealthplan.pdf
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See also Public Dental Waiting Times Database, 2013-14 to 2016-17; Quality Statement AIHW Data Quality Statements, Endorsed 30/01/2018
Supersedes Public dental waiting times DSS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 09/11/2012
Has been superseded by Public dental waiting times NMDS 2018- Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
See also Statistical Area Level 1 of usual residence National Best Endeavours Data Set 2016-17 Health, Superseded 28/02/2017
See also Statistical Area Level 1 of usual residence National Best Endeavours Data Set 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018