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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 041537
Version
2
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Current
01-Jul-2009  
Superseded
31-Oct-2010  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-2009
Effective To
31-Oct-2010
Definition
An area of the state, a public sector hospital or other public sector health service facility as constituted in the Health Services Act 1991 for the purpose of increasing the effectiveness and responsiveness of the governance arrangements for the delivery of public health services, as represented by an acronym.
Context
Queensland Health
Short Name
Health service district abbreviation
Name in Other Contexts
-
Representational Attributes
Datatype
Alphabetic
Representation Class
Text
Format
A(3)
Minimum Character Length
3
Maximum Character Length
3
Permissible Values
CodeDescription
CAHCairns and Hinterland
CHSChildren's Health Services
CTQCentral Queensland
CTWCentral West
CYKCape York
DWMDarling Downs-West Moreton
GOLGold Coast
MACMackay
MNTMetro North
MSTMetro South
MTIMt Isa
STWSouth West
SWBSunshine Coast-Wide Bay
TNPTorres Strait-Northern Peninsula
TVLTownsville
Supplementary Values
-
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
-
Verification Rules
-
Collection Methods
-
Comment
As a result of the introduction of the Mater Public Health Services Act 2008, which came into effect on 25th November 2008, health service district for the three Mater public hospitals (Mater Adult Hospital, Mater Children's Hospital and Mater Mothers' Hospital) changed from "MTR Mater Public Hospitals" to the physical location of the hospitals, "MST Metro South" on 1st July 2009.
Relational Attributes
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Data Quality Declaration
-
Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
-
Source Document
Health Services Act 1991