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released: 19 Apr 2013 author: AIHW media release

'Australia's hospitals 2011-12: at a glance' provides information on Australia's 1,345 public and private hospitals. In 2011-12, there were 9.3 million hospitalisations, including 2.4 million admissions involving surgery. Public hospitals provided 7.8 million non-admitted patient emergency services, with 72% of patients seen within recommended times for their triage category. This publication is a companion to 'Australian hospital statistics 2011-12'.

ISSN 1036-613X; ISBN 978-1-74249-419-7; Cat. no. HSE 133; 38pp.; $20

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Publication table of contents

  • Title and verso pages
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • How many hospitals 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
  • Related information
  • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2013. Australia's hospitals 2011-12: at a glance. Health services series 49. Cat. no. HSE 133. Canberra: AIHW.

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