Appointment—date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment date
Synonymous names:APP_DATE; SERVICE_DATE
METeOR identifier:606308
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:

The date that is reserved for an appointment, expressed as DDMMYYYY.

Data Element Concept:Appointment—date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

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

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The date reserved for a self-administered treatment is also classed as an appointment date.

 

This data item is a mandatory item for national reporting against the data element:

Non-admitted patient service event-service date, DDMMYYYY

 

The local version of this data element has the synonymous name APP_DATE.

The nationally reported version has the synonymous name SERVICE_DATE.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Appointment—date, DDMMYYYY WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Is used in the formation of Appointment—reference period, calendar month N{N} WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Is used in the formation of Appointment—reference period, calendar year YYYY WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Is used in the formation of Appointment—reference period, financial month N{N} WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Is used in the formation of Appointment—reference period, financial year YYYY-YYYY WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

See also Non-admitted patient service event—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/11/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017

DSS specific attributes +