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Type of establishment (defined in terms of legislative approval, service provided and patients treated) for each separately administered establishment, as represented by a code.


Data Element (this item)


National Health Data Committee


In the current data element, the term establishment is used in a very broad sense to mean bases, whether institutions, organisations or the community from which health services are provided. Thus, the term covers conventional health establishments and also organisations which may provide services in the community.

This metadata item is currently under review by the Establishments Framework Working Group of the Health Data Standards Committee. Recommendations will provide a comprehensive coverage of the health service delivery sector.


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Relation Count
Inclusion in Data Set Specifications 10
Inclusion in Data Distributions 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 6
As a denominator in an Indicator 3
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 3