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Outpatient clinic service

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term684477
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
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An examination, consultation, treatment or other service provided in an outpatient setting in a specialty unit or under an organisational arrangement administered by a hospital.

Context:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient service activity, excluding emergency department. Does not include services provided through community health settings (such as community and child health centre).

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This glossary item relates to activity of a clinic.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient NMDS Development Working Party, 2006

Origin:Help on this term

NCCH consultants report to Outpatients NMDS Development Working Group, September 2004.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Outpatient clinic service Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Activity based funding: Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2018-19 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 17/07/2018

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018

Non-admitted patient NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standardisation pending 27/11/2018

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