Non-admitted patient service request—service request issue date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Service request issue date
METeOR identifier:596448
Registration status:Health, Standard 07/10/2020

The date on which a request for a non-admitted patient service was issued, expressed as DDMMYYYY.

Data Element Concept:Non-admitted patient service request—service request issue date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Date
Data type:Date/Time
Maximum character length:8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The service request issue date refers to the date recorded on the service request.

At a non-admitted patient service, service requests include:

  • formal referral from a health-care provider, such as a general practitioner or specialist, or from a hospital, such as an emergency department, and
  • self-referral or attendance at a walk-in clinic.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Measurement of Access to Elective Surgery (MATES) Working Group

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2021–22 Health, Superseded 20/10/2021

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2022–23 Health, Standard 20/10/2021

DSS specific attributes +