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
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.
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Elective surgery; Listing date; Waiting list