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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Type of health professional or service referred to on release
METeOR identifier:624926
Registration status:Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:

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:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
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:
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Prison dischargee—type of health service referred to on release, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Prison dischargee NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

DSS specific attributes +