Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2014-15
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 04/02/2015|
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
The scope of the Admitted patient palliative care national minimum data set (NMDS) is admitted patients receiving palliative care in all public and private acute hospitals, and free standing day hospital facilities. Hospitals operated by the Australian Defence Force, correctional authorities and Australia's external territories are not currently included.Palliative care patients are identified by the data element Hospital service—care type, code N[N].
Collection and usage attributes
Episodes of care for admitted patients.
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 collected and collated nationally
Financial years ending 30 June each year.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2014|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2015|
Scope links with other NMDSs
Episodes of care for admitted patients receiving palliative care in all public and private acute hospitals and free standing day hospital facilities:
Glossary terms that are relevant to this National minimum data set are included here.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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Supersedes Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 15/10/2014
Has been superseded by Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015