Hospital transfer cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:624466
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

The Hospital transfer cluster defines the number of planned and unplanned transfers between prison and a community-based hospital during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The Hospital transfer cluster comprises two data elements: Prison—planned hospital transfer indicator, yes/no code N and Prison—number of hospital transfers, number N[NN] that in combination define the number and type (planned/unplanned) of transfers between prison and a community-based hospital during the National Prisoner Health Data Collection period.

 

 

Comments:

The Hospital transfer cluster was included in the Prisoner Health NBEDS as the National Prisoner Health Indicators includes the indicator: Number of hospital transfers for prisoners in custody during the data collection period.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Hospital transfer cluster Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison establishments NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Prison—number of hospital transfers, number N[NN]Mandatory1
-Prison—planned hospital transfer indicator, yes/no code NMandatory2