Allied health clinical support activity—provider identifier, X[X(29)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Allied health clinical support activity provider identifier
METeOR identifier:705607
Registration status:Health, Standard 12/12/2018

A unique identifier for each allied health service provider performing the clinical support activity formed through the combination of a jurisdiction or establishment identifier and a professional identification number.

Data Element Concept:Allied health clinical support activity—provider identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Identifier
Data type:String
Maximum character length:30

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Where states or territories have unique professional staff identifiers this code, or a computed equivalent (to protect provider privacy) should be used.


This data element provides a means to a field for a unique identifier for each allied health provider. This will enable data quality checks to be performed on the data.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Allied Health Professions Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Allied health non-individual patient attributable and clinical support activity NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018