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released: 30 Apr 2012 author: AIHW media release

Australia's hospitals 2010-11 at a glance provides information on Australia's 1,340 public and private hospitals. In 2010-11, there were 8.9 million hospitalisations, including 2.2 million admissions involving surgery. Public hospitals provided 7.7 million non-admitted patient emergency services, with 70% of patients seen within recommended times for their triage category. This publication is a companion to Australian hospital statistics 2010-11.

ISSN 1036-613X; ISBN 978-1-74249-293-3; Cat. no. HSE 118; 40pp.; Internet only


Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
  • Body section
    • Introduction
    • How many hospitals are there?
    • How many beds are there?
    • How diverse are public hospitals?
    • How many people are employed in Australia’s hospitals?
    • How much do hospitals spend?
    • How are our hospital services funded?
    • What services do Australia’s hospitals provide?
      • Emergency department services
      • Outpatient care
      • Admitted patient care: overview
        • Admitted patient care: same-day acute care
        • Admitted patient care: overnight acute care
        • Admitted patient care: surgery
        • Admitted patient care: sub-acute and non-acute care
  • End matter
    • Related information
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2012. Australia's hospitals 2010-11 at a glance. Health services series no. 44. Cat. no. HSE 118. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 24 August 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737421715>.

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