The PDWT NMDS enables reporting on the length of time that patients wait for public dental care in Australia, and the characteristics of patients who receive care, or who were listed for care in a reference period. 

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2016

Geographical coverage

Vic  |  Qld  |  WA  |  SA  |  Tas  |  ACT  |  NT

Data availability

Publications

Data scope

Describes information that must be collected to calculate waiting times for adults placed on public dental waiting lists. The periods calculated are: the time between the date a person is placed on a waiting list and the date they are offered dental care; and the time between the date a person is placed on a waiting list and the date they receive dental care. 

Methodology

Admin data

Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Public dental waiting times NMDS 2013-

National Healthcare Agreement: PI 13–Waiting times for public dentistry, 2017

Public Dental Waiting Times METeOR data source entry

External links and information 

Contact

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