Table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary and recommendations
      • General recommendations
      • Recommendations relating to existing and proposed new data elements and concepts
  • Sections
    1. Introduction 
      • This report
      • Purpose of this evaluation
      • The NHDD and METeOR.
    2. Methodology
      • Evaluation of utility
      • Compliance evaluation
      • Recommendations for data development
    3. Evaluation of utility
      • Respondents
      • Uses of the NMDS specifications and NMDS-based data
      • Utility of the NMDS
      • Future data development
      • Other issues raised by respondents
      • Persons who should be consulted for future data development
    4. Compliance evaluation 
      • National summary
      • State and territory summary
      • Assessment of individual data elements
    5. Comments on data elements 
      • Existing data elements and data element concepts
      • Proposed new data elements
  • End matter 
    • Appendix 1: Data elements that constitute the NMDS for Admitted Patient Mental Health Care and the NMDS for Admitted Patient Care
    • Appendix 2: Survey of users and data collectors for the evaluation of the National Minimum Data Set for Admitted Patient Mental Health Care
    • Appendix 3: Survey respondents