To assist in interpreting hospitals data, more detailed information about the data sources, data quality, analysis methods, and the definitions and classifications used are available below.
Information about data years not shown on this page may be found in previous AIHW hospitals reports, data downloads, or in the links to superseded content in the METEOR metadata below. You can also Contact us via the AIHW website.
1. NMDS: National minimum data set. NBEDS: National best endeavours data set.
2. Some Admitted patient care data also uses the NPHED.
3. Some Hospital resources data and Elective surgery waiting times data also uses the NHMD.
Patient experience data on MyHospitals comes from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Patient experience survey.