The Programme for the Integration of Mental Health Data (PRIMHD) national collection is a reporting platform that enables operational performance reporting, benchmarking, service improvement and policy development for mental health and addiction services.
Used as a tool for analytics and insights, PRIMHD helps to improve experience and outcomes for all mental health and addiction tangata whaiora/consumers. The PRIMHD standard supports this purpose by ensuring that the data collected from mental health and addiction services from around the country is consistent and high quality.
The PRIMHD standard is comprised of three documents, found in the publications section below.
HISO 10023.1:2023 PRIMHD Data Process Standard
Overview of the PRIMHD data process standard
This standard provides direction to mental health and addiction service providers and stakeholders to ensure that appropriate and timely information on service provision is collected at a national level, to enable relevant analysis and reporting.
The PRIMHD Standard documents have been developed with significant input from a range of service providers.
HISO 10023.2:2023 PRIMHD Data Set Standard
Overview of the PRIMHD data set standard
This document defines the PRIMHD data set that will be collected from mental health and addiction services and stored in the PRIMHD national collection for analysis and reporting.
HISO 10023.3:2023 PRIMHD Code Set Standard
Overview of the code set standard for PRIMHD
This document defines the codes sets used to collect the PRIMHD data set from mental health and addiction services and report on this data set in the PRIMHD national collection.