National collection of occasions of service provided in outpatient clinics of public hospitals that are classified as either principal referral and specialist women’s and children’s hospitals and large hospitals (Peer Group A or B) as reported in the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s Australian Hospital Statistics publication from the preceding financial year.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2013

Geographical coverage

National and state

Data availability

  • Publications
  • Summary tables published in electronic form
  • Client specified tables on request which may be subject to data provider approval (charges apply);

Restricted unit record access subject to Ethics Committee approval and/or the agreement of all relevant data custodians in all states and territories (charges may apply).

Data scope

The scope is services provided to non-admitted, non-emergency department, patients registered for care by specialist outpatient clinics of public hospitals.

The collection covers hospitals within the jurisdiction of the state and territory health authorities that are classified as either principal referral and specialist women’s and children’s hospitals and large hospitals (Peer Group A or B) as reported in the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s Australian Hospital Statistics publication from the preceding financial year.

Methodology

Official

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

National Outpatient Care NMDS 2007-2013

Contact

HospitalDataInternet@aihw.gov.au