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released: 4 Oct 2013 author: AIHW media release

In 2012-13:- about 673,000 patients were admitted to Australian public hospitals from elective surgery waiting lists- 50% of patients were admitted for their surgery within 36 days of being placed on the waiting list and 90% were admitted within 265 days.

ISSN 1036-613X; ISBN 978-1-74249-503-3; Cat. no. HSE 140; 63pp.; $12

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • How much elective surgery was there in 2012-13?
      • How long did people wait for surgery?
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Data source
      • What's in this report?
    • 2 Elective surgery activity | CH2 tables (153KB XLS)
      • How have admissions changed over time?
      • How much activity was there in 2012-13?
    • 3 Waiting times for elective surgery | CH3 tables (364KB XLS)
      • How did waiting times vary over time?
      • How long did people wait for surgery in 2012-13?
  • End matter

Recommended citation

AIHW 2013. Australian hospital statistics 2012-13: elective surgery waiting times. Health services series 51. Cat. no. HSE 140. Canberra: AIHW.