Ear nose and throat services patient cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:521709
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

The ear, nose and throat services patient cluster contains data elements which collect information on where and when the consultation took place, name of the ENT specialist and demographic information on the person undergoing the consultation:

  • name and identifier of the community, town camp or homeland where the service was provided
  • ENT specialist's name
  • date of the consultation
  • patient's name 
  • date of birth
  • Medicare number
  • person identifier (Hospital Registration Number)
  • gender 
  • Carer's name.

Collection and usage attributes

Implementation start date:01/04/2012

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Stronger Futures Northern Territory: Ear, nose and throat (ENT) services DSS, 2012 Indigenous, Endorsed 05/09/2014

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
1Discrete Indigenous community—Indigenous community name, text AA[A(38)]Mandatory1
2Discrete Indigenous community—identifier, AANNAMandatory1
3Service event—date of service, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
4Person (name)—given name, text X[X(39)]Mandatory3
5Person (name)—family name, text X[X(39)]Mandatory3
6Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
7Person—gender, code NMandatory1
8Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]Mandatory1
9Person—government funding identifier, Medicare card number N(11)Mandatory1