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released: 28 May 2010 author: AIHW

The guidelines have been prepared as a reference for those involved in collecting and supplying the data for the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS-NMDS). Updated guidelines are released each year of the collection. This edition is relevant to the 2010-11 collection period. These guidelines should be particularly useful to staff in the Australian Government, state and territory health departments, and alcohol and other drug treatment agency staff directly involved in the collection and reporting of the data set.

ISSN 1442 7230; ISBN 978 1 74249 036 6; Cat. no. PHE 125; 190pp.; INTERNET ONLY

Summary

This document is a guide for drug treatment agencies, state and territory health departments and other people involved in collecting and transmitting data for the 2010–11 Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set (AODTS–NMDS). It contains definitions of the data elements in the collection, and guidelines about collecting and transmitting the data in 2010–11. This document is one of a series of similar documents that provide information to assist participants in each year of the collection.

Recommended citation

AIHW 2010. Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Services National Minimum Data Set 2010-11: specifications and collection manual. Cat. no. PHE 125. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 31 July 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468368>.