Health Specialty code table

For the national collections.

Health Specialty Code Description Health Specialty Start Date Health Specialty End Date
Health speciality code table
A01 Allied Health and other 1/07/2008  
A02 Ambulance Officer or Paramedic (this code is not available for national collections reporting)    
D00 Age-related disability geriatric A, T & R sub-series    
D01 Geriatric A, T & R (active rehabilitation)    
D02 Geriatric A, T & R (continuing care)    
D03 Geriatric A, T & R (intermittent planned programme)    
D04 Geriatric A, T & R (respite / unplanned)    
D10 Age-related disability geriatric residential care sub-series    
D11 Geriatric residential care (hospital - long term)    
D12 Geriatric residential care (hospital - short term / respite)    
D13 Geriatric residential care (rest home - long term)    
D14 Geriatric residential care (rest home - short term / respite)    
D20 Age-related disability psychogeriatric A, T & R sub-series    
D21 Psychogeriatric A, T & R (active rehabilitation)    
D22 Psychogeriatric A, T & R (continuing care)    
D23 Psychogeriatric A, T & R (intermittent planned programme)    
D24 Psychogeriatric A, T & R (respite / unplanned)    
D30 Age-related disability psychogeriatric residential care sub-series    
D31 Psychogeriatric residential care (hospital - long term)    
D32 Psychogeriatric residential care (hospital / respite)    
D33 Psychogeriatric residential care (rest home - long term)    
D34 Psychogeriatric residential care (rest home / respite)    
D40 Physical disability A,T & R sub-series    
D41 Physical disability A, T & R (active rehabilitation)    
D42 Physical disability A, T & R (continuing care)    
D43 Physical disability A, T & R (intermittent programme)    
D44 Physical disability A, T & R (respite)    
D50 Physical disability residential care sub-series    
D51 Physical disability residential care (hospital - long term)    
D52 Physical disability residential care (hospital / respite)    
D53 Physical disability residential care (non-hospital - long term)    
D54 Physical disability residential care (non-hospital-short term/respite)    
D55 Non-weight Bearing and other related Convalescence 1/07/2008  
D60 Intellectual disability A, T & R sub-series    
D61 Intellectual disability A, T & R (active rehabilitation)    
D62 Intellectual disability A, T & R (continuing care)    
D63 Intellectual disability A, T & R (intermittent programme)    
D64 Intellectual disability A, T & R (respite)    
D70 Intellectual disability residential care sub-series    
D71 Intellectual disability residential care (hospital - long term)    
D72 Intellectual disability residential care(hospital-short term/respite)    
D73 Intellectual disability residential care (non-hospital - long term)    
D74 Intellectual disability residential care(non-hospital-short term/resp)    
D80 Sensory disability A, T & R sub-series    
D81 Sensory disability A, T & R (active rehabilitation)    
D82 Sensory disability A, T & R (continuing care)    
D83 Sensory disability A, T & R (intermittent programme)    
D84 Sensory disability A, T & R (respite)    
G01 General Practice 1-Jul-12  
H01 Hyperbaric Services 1-Jul-18  
M00 General Medicine    
M01 Allied health / community internal medicine   30/06/2005
M02 Generalist internal medicine (G.P, MOSS)   30/06/2005
M03 Specialist internal medicine   30/06/2005
M05 Emergency Medicine    
M06 Allied health / community emergency medicine   30/06/2005
M07 Generalist emergency medicine (GP, MOSS)   30/06/2005
M08 Specialist Intensive Care    
M10 Cardiology    
M11 Allied health / community cardiology   30/06/2005
M12 Generalist cardiology   30/06/2005
M13 Specialist cardiology   30/06/2005
M14 Specialist Paediatric Cardiology    
M15 Dermatology    
M16 Allied health / community dermatology   30/06/2005
M17 Generalist dermatology   30/06/2005
M18 Specialist dermatology   30/06/2005
M19 Specialist paediatric dermatology   30/06/2005
M20 Endocrinology and Diabetology   30/06/2007
M21 Allied health/community endocrinology diabetology   30/06/2005
M22 Generalist endocrinology / diabetology   30/06/2005
M23 Specialist endocrinology / Diabetology   30/06/2005
M24 Specialist Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology    
M25 Gastroenterology    
M26 Allied health / community gastroenterology   30/06/2005
M27 Generalist gastroenterology   30/06/2005
M28 Specialist gastroenterology   30/06/2005
M29 Specialist Paediatric Gastroenterology    
M30 Haematology    
M31 Allied health / community haematology   30/06/2005
M32 Generalist haematology   30/06/2005
M33 Specialist haematology   30/06/2005
M34 Specialist Paediatric Haematology    
M35 Immunology    
M36 Allied health / community immunology   30/06/2005
M37 Generalist immunology   30/06/2005
M38 Specialist immunology   30/06/2005
M39 Specialist Paediatric Immunology   30/06/2005
M40 Infectious Diseases    
M41 Allied health / community services   30/06/2005
M42 Generalist services   30/06/2005
M43 Specialist services   30/06/2005
M44 Specialist Paediatric Infectious Diseases    
M45 Neurology    
M46 Allied health / community neurology   30/06/2005
M47 Generalist neurology   30/06/2005
M48 Specialist neurology   30/06/2005
M49 Specialist Paediatric Neurology    
M50 Oncology    
M51 Allied health / community oncology   30/06/2005
M52 Generalist oncology   30/06/2005
M53 Specialist oncology   30/06/2005
M54 Specialist Paediatric Oncology    
M55 Paediatric Medicine    
M56 Allied health / community paediatric medicine   30/06/2005
M57 Generalist paediatric medicine   30/06/2005
M58 Specialist paediatric medicine   30/06/2005
M59 Specialist Paediatric Intensive Care    
M60 Renal Medicine    
M61 Allied health / community renal medicine   30/06/2005
M62 Generalist renal medicine   30/06/2005
M63 Specialist renal medicine   30/06/2005
M64 Specialist Paediatric Renal Medicine    
M65 Respiratory Medicine    
M66 Allied health / community respiratory medicine   30/06/2005
M67 Generalist respiratory medicine   30/06/2005
M68 Specialist respiratory medicine   30/06/2005
M69 Specialist Paediatric Respiratory Medicine    
M70 Rheumatology    
M71 Allied health / community rheumatology   30/06/2005
M72 Generalist rheumatology   30/06/2005
M73 Specialist rheumatology   30/06/2005
M74 Specialist Paediatric Rheumatology    
M75 Venereology    
M76 Allied health / community venereology   30/06/2005
M77 Generalist venereology   30/06/2005
M78 Specialist venereology   30/06/2005
M79 Specialist Paediatric Venereology    
M80 Palliative and Terminal Care Medical Services    
M81 Allied health / community palliative care   30/06/2005
M82 Generalist palliative care   30/06/2005
M83 Specialist palliative care   30/06/2005
M84 Specialist Paediatric Palliative Care    
M85 Other Medical Services    
M86 Specialist Nuclear Medicine    
M87 Specialist medical genetics    
M88 Specialist genito-urinary medicine   30/06/2005
M89 Specialist Interventionist Radiology    
M90 Radiotherapy    
M91 Allied health/community radiotherapy   30/06/2005
M92 Generalist radiotherapy   30/06/2005
M93 Specialist radiotherapy   30/06/2005
M94 Specialist Paediatric Radiotherapy    
M95 Endocrinology 1/07/2007  
M96 Diabetology 1/07/2007  
M97 Specialist Paediatric Endocrinology 1/07/2007  
M98 Specialist Paediatric Diabetology 1/07/2007  
N01 Nursing 1/07/2007  
P00 Antenatal services   30/06/2008
P01 Primary antenatal services [midwife] [not used]   30/06/2005
P02 Primary antenatal services [shared care - midwife LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P03 Primary antenatal services [general practitioner] [not used]   30/06/2005
P04 Primary antenatal services [shared care - GP LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P05 Primary antenatal services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P06 Primary antenatal services [shared care - specialist LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P07 Secondary antenatal services [speciclist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P08 Tertiary antenatal services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P10 Delivery services [mother]   30/06/2008
P11 Primary delivery services [midwife]   30/06/2008
P12 Primary delivery services [shared care - midwife LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P13 Primary delivery services [general practitioner] [not used]   30/06/2005
P14 Primary delivery services [shared care - GP LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P15 Primary delivery services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P16 Primary delivery services [shared care - specialist LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P17 Secondary delivery services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P18 Tertiary delivery services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P20 Postnatal services [mother]   30/06/2008
P21 Primary postnatal services [midwife] [not used]   30/06/2005
P22 Primary postnatal services [shared care - midwife LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P23 Primary postnatal services [general practitioner] [not used]   30/06/2005
P24 Primary postnatal services [shared care - GP LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P25 Primary postnatal services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P26 Primary postnatal services [shared care - specialist LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P27 Secondary postnatal services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P28 Tertiary postnatal services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P30 Postnatal services [well newborn]   30/06/2008
P31 Primary postnatal services [midwife] [not used]   30/06/2005
P32 Primary postnatal services [shared care - midwife LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P33 Primary postnatal services [general practitioner] [not used]   30/06/2005
P34 Primary postnatal services [shared care - GP LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P35 Primary postnatal services [specialist]   30/06/2008
P36 Primary postnatal services [shared care - specialist LMC] [not used]   30/06/2005
P37 Secondary postnatal services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P38 Tertiary postnatal services [specialist] [not used]   30/06/2005
P39 Maternal Fetal Medicine Services [NNPAC use only] 1/07/18  
P40 Paediatric neonatal specialist / intensive care [not used]   30/06/2005
P41 Paediatric neonatal special care [Level I]    
P42 Paediatric neonatal special / intensive care [Level II]    
P43 Paediatric neonatal special / intensive care [Level III]    
P50 Postnatal early intervention    
P60 Maternity services - mother [no community LMC] 1/07/2008  
P61 Maternity services - well newborn [no community LMC] 1/07/2008  
P70 Maternity services - mother [with community LMC] 1/07/2008  
P71 Maternity services - well newborn [with community LMC] 1/07/2008  
R01 Radiology [NPF & NNPAC use only] 1/07/2016  
S00 General Surgery    
S01 Allied health / community general surgery   30/06/2005
S02 Generalist general surgery   30/06/2005
S03 Specialist general surgery   30/06/2005
S05 Anaesthesa Services(s) and Pain Management    
S06 Allied health / community services   30/06/2005
S07 Generalist anaesthesia   30/06/2005
S08 Specialist anaesthesia   30/06/2005
S10 Gastroenterological Surgery    
S11 Allied health/community gastroenterological surg    
S12 Generalist gastroenterological surgery   30/06/2005
S13 Specialist gastroenterological surgery   30/06/2005
S15 Cardiothoracic Surgery    
S16 Allied health / community cardiothoracic surgery   30/06/2005
S17 Generalist cardiothoracic surgery   30/06/2005
S18 Specialist cardiothoracic surgery   30/06/2005
S19 Thoracic Surgery    
S20 Dental Surgery    
S21 Allied health / community dental surgery   30/06/2005
S22 Generalist dental surgery   30/06/2005
S23 Specialist Dental surgery   30/06/2005
S24 Maxillo-Facial Surgery    
S25 Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)    
S26 Allied health / community ENT surgery   30/06/2005
S27 Generalist ear, nose and throat surgery   30/06/2005
S28 Specialist otorhinolaryngology   30/06/2005
S30 Gynaecology    
S31 Allied health / community gynaecology   30/06/2005
S32 Generalist gynaecology   30/06/2005
S33 Specialist gynaecology   30/06/2005
S35 Neurosurgery    
S36 Allied health / community neurosurgery   30/06/2005
S37 Generalist neurosurgery   30/06/2005
S38 Specialist neurosurgery   30/06/2005
S40 Ophthalmology    
S41 Allied health / community ophthalmology   30/06/2005
S42 Generalist ophthalmology   30/06/2005
S43 Specialist ophthalmology   30/06/2005
S45 Orthopaedic Surgery    
S46 Allied health / community orthopaedic surgery   30/06/2005
S47 Generalist orthopaedic surgery   30/06/2005
S48 Specialist orthopaedic surgery   30/06/2005
S50 Spinal Surgery    
S51 Allied health / community spinal surgery   30/06/2005
S52 Generalist spinal surgery   30/06/2005
S53 Specialist spinal surgery   30/06/2005
S55 Paediatric surgical services   30/06/2005
S56 Allied health / community paediatric surgery   30/06/2005
S57 Generalist paediatric surgery   30/06/2005
S58 Specialist Paediatric Surgery [Neonates]    
S59 Specialist Paediatric Surgery [Others]    
S60 Plastic Surgery [excluding burns]    
S61 Allied health / community plastic surgery   30/06/2005
S62 Generalist plastic surgery   30/06/2005
S63 Specialist plastic surgery   30/06/2005
S65 Burns Surgery    
S66 Allied health / community burns surgery   30/06/2005
S67 Generalist Burns surgery   30/06/2005
S68 Specialist burns surgery   30/06/2005
S70 Urology    
S71 Allied health / community urology   30/06/2005
S72 Generalist urology   30/06/2005
S73 Specialist urology   30/06/2005
S75 Vascular Surgery    
S76 Allied health / community vascular surgery   30/06/2005
S77 Generalist vascular surgery   30/06/2005
S78 Specialist vascular surgery   30/06/2005
Y00 Adult mental health services   30/06/2005
Y01 Adult mental health individual treatment services    
Y02 Adult mental health group programmes    
Y03 Adult acute / crisis mental health services    
Y04 Intensive care mental health services    
Y05 Adult mental health care co-ordination    
Y06 Adult mental health early psychosis intervention    
Y07 Adult mental health consultation / liaison    
Y08 Adult mental health intensive care services    
Y09 Adult acute / crisis respite mental health services    
Y10 Psychiatric disability support services   30/06/2005
Y11 Psychiatric disability rehabilitation (inpatient - long term)    
Y12 Psychiatric disability rehabilitation (inpatient-short term/respite)    
Y13 Psychiatric disability rehabilitation (non-hospital - long term)   30/06/2005
Y14 Psychiatric disability rehabilitation (non-hospital-short term/resp)   30/06/2005
Y15 Clozapine treatment    
Y16 Risperidone treatment    
Y18 Adult mental health acute inpatient services    
Y20 Specialist forensic mental health services   30/06/2005
Y21 Forensic individual tratment services   30/06/2005
Y22 Forensic mental health medium secure    
Y23 Forensic mental health maximum secure    
Y24 Forensic court liaison    
Y25 Forensic prison liaison    
Y27 Forensic group programmes   30/06/2005
Y28 Forensic care co-ordination   30/06/2005
Y29 Forensic consultation / liaison    
Y30 Specialist maori mental health services   30/06/2005
Y31 Maori mental health individual treatment services   30/06/2005
Y32 Maori mental health group programmes   30/06/2005
Y33 Maori mental health acute / crisis services    
Y34 Specialist treatment programmes   30/06/2005
Y35 Maori mental health care co-ordination   30/06/2005
Y36 Maori mental health early psychosis intervention   30/06/2005
Y37 Maori mental health consultation / liaison   30/06/2005
Y38 Maori mental health acute inpatient services    
Y39 Maori mental health child and adolescent services   30/06/2005
Y40 Specialist substance abuse services   30/06/2005
Y41 Substance abuse individual treatment services    
Y42 Substance abuse group programmes    
Y43 Substance abuse detoxification services (medical)    
Y44 Methadone treatment    
Y45 Substance abuse detoxification services (social)    
Y46 Substance abuse care co-ordination    
Y47 Substance abuse consultation / liaison    
Y48 Substance abuse residential service   30/06/2005
Y50 Specialist child, adolescent and family mental health services   30/06/2005
Y51 Child and adolescent mental health individual family/treatment service   30/06/2005
Y52 Child and adolescent mental health group programmes   30/06/2005
Y53 Child and adolescent acute / crisis services    
Y54 Specialist treatment programmes, eg child abuse   30/06/2005
Y55 Child and adolescent mental health care co-ordination   30/06/2005
Y56 Child and adolescent early psychosis intervention   30/06/2005
Y57 Child and adolescent mental health consultation/liaison   30/06/2005
Y58 Child and adolescent mental health acute inpatient services    
Y60 Mental health skills enhancement    
Y61 Social and recreational    
Y62 Activity and skill development    
Y63 Work opportunities    
Y71 Community mental health residential level 1    
Y72 Community mental health residential level 2   30/06/2005
Y73 Community mental health residential level 3   30/06/2005
Y74 Community mental health residential level 4   30/06/2005
Y75 Community mental health residential level 5+   30/06/2005
Y76 Community respite care   30/06/2005
Y77 Home-based care   30/06/2005
Y99 Discharged from the Mental Health Service   30/06/2005
Z99 Migrated data only (NZHIS use only)    
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