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Administrative health region—Primary Health Network identifier, code AAANNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPrimary Health Network identifier
METeOR identifier:Help on this term611088
Registration status:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
Definition:Help on this termA unique identifier for a Primary Health Network, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Administrative health region—Primary Health Network identifier

Value domain attributes

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAANNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term6
Permissible values:Help on this term
New South Wales
PHN101Central and Eastern Sydney
PHN102Northern Sydney
PHN103Western Sydney
PHN104Nepean Blue Mountains
PHN105South Western Sydney
PHN106South Eastern NSW
PHN107Western NSW
PHN108Hunter New England and Central Coast
PHN109North Coast
PHN201North Western Melbourne
PHN202Eastern Melbourne
PHN203South Eastern Melbourne
PHN206Western Victoria
PHN301Brisbane North
PHN302Brisbane South
PHN303Gold Coast
PHN304Darling Downs and West Moreton
PHN305Western Queensland
PHN306Central Queensland and Sunshine Coast
PHN307Northern Queensland
South Australia
PHN402Country SA
Western Australia
PHN501Perth North
PHN502Perth South
PHN503Country WA
Northern Territory
PHN701Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
PHN801Australian Capital Territory

Collection and usage attributes

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Maps of the geographical areas covered by the various Primary Health Networks can be obtained from the Primary Health Networks page on the Department of Health and Ageing website:

Primary Health Networks, Canberra. Viewed 17 June 2015,

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Health Performance Authority

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termPrimary Health Networks are primary health care organisations established to improve responsiveness, coordinate primary health care delivery and tackle local health care needs and service gaps. A Primary Health Network catchment refers to the geographical area of a Primary Health Network.
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