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A unique Local Hospital Network (LHN) identifier for a public hospital within a jurisdiction, as represented by a code.


Data Element (this item)


Guide for use:

A concatenation of:

Australian state/territory identifier (character position 1);

State/Territory-specific hospital network identifier (character positions 2-3).

The Local Hospital Network identifier should be able to distinguish between all public hospital administrative areas or units nationally.


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