Department of Health

The Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset (VEMD) comprises de-identified demographic, administrative and clinical data detailing presentations at Victorian public hospitals with designated emergency departments. The VEMD provides information for:

  • epidemiological purposes
  • health service planning and coordination
  • policy assessment and formulation
  • clinical research
  • quality improvement and patient management. 


For VEMD manuals prior to 2020-21, contact

VEMD editor

VEMD Editor Edition 25 v2.0.0 2020-21
VEMD Editor Process Notes 2020-21 

Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset (VEMD)

VEMD library file 2020-21 

Older VEMD manuals

For VEMD manuals prior to 2016-17, visit VEMD archive.

Reviewed 17 June 2021


Contact details

For information and advice about standards, specifications and data quality processes for the VAED, VEMD, ESIS, AIMS, VINAH, F1 and VCDC. 

HDSS Helpdesk Department of Health & Human Services

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