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Prison dischargee—type of health professional or service referred to on release, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of health professional or service referred to on release
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624926
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The type of health professional or service a prison dischargee is referred to, or an appointment is made for, on release from prison, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison dischargee—type of health professional or service referred to on release

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Medical practitioner (Doctor/GP)
2Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS)
3Community mental health service
4Alcohol and drug treatment or counselling service
5Pharmacist/Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) Provider
6Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Multiple options may be selected.

For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.

 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Referral or appointment relates to a follow up appointment where the prisoner’s health needs/issues are addressed, that is arranged while the prisoner is still in custody.

CODE 9   Unknown

To be used when the prison dischargee is unsure of the type of health professional or service they are referred to.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Prison dischargee—type of health service referred to on release, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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