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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
QH 040359 v2
Data Element
Data Element
The date on which a hospital or a community health service accepts notification that a patient requires admission for elective hospital care and is placed on the elective surgery waiting list.
Elective admission/Waiting list
Listing date on waiting list
Representational Attributes
Numeric Character
Permissible Values


Supplementary Values


Collection and Usage Attributes
For elective surgery, the listing date is the date on which the patient is added to an elective surgery waiting list.
The acceptance of the notification by the hospital or community health service is conditional upon the provision of adequate information about the patient and the appropriateness of the patient referral.
Must be a valid date.
Some Queensland Health information systems restrict date storage to CCYYMMDD format e.g. Oracle systems.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References

Related Metadata References_IR

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ViewRelationshipMetadata Item TypeMetadata Item SubtypeNameIdentifier & VersionApproval Status
SupersedesData ElementData ElementListing date on waiting listQH 040359 Version 1Superseded
Has been superseded byData ElementData ElementElective care waiting list episode-listing date for careQH 040359 Version 3Current
Is used in conjunction withData ElementData ElementNon-admitted patient care-clinical urgency categoryQH 040936 Version 1Superseded
Is used in conjunction withData ElementDerived Data ElementIndicator procedure-nationalQH 040089 Version 2Superseded
Is used in the calculation ofData ElementDerived Data ElementElective surgery waiting time (at census date)QH 040962 Version 1Superseded
Is used in the calculation ofData ElementDerived Data ElementElective surgery waiting time (at removal date)QH 040963 Version 1Superseded
Implementation in Metadata Sets


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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Item SubtypeNameIdentifer & VersionObligationApproval StatusEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 1ConditionalSuperseded01-Jul-200630-Jun-2014
Source and Reference Attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
METeOR date element: Elective care waiting list episode-listing date for care, DDMMYYYY, identifier 269957, Health standard 01/03/2005 https://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/269957/meteorItemView/long