Palliative care services in Australia 2013 is the second in a planned series of annual reports providing a detailed picture of the national response to the palliative care needs of Australians. Information from a range of data sources from 2011-12 and where indicated, 2010-11 are presented, as are changes over time. There were almost 54,500 palliative care-related separations reported in public and private hospitals in 2010-11. Almost $3.5 million in Medicare Benefits Schedule payments was paid for palliative medicine specialist services in 2011-12.
ISBN 978-1-74249-513-2; Cat. no. HWI 123; 144pp.; $25
Publication table of contents
- Preliminary material
- Title and verso pages
- Body section
- Admitted patient palliative care
- Palliative care in general practice
- Services provided by palliative medicine specialists
- Palliative care in residential aged care
- Palliative care-related medications
- Palliative care outcomes
- Palliative care facilities and services
- End matter
- Supplementary tables
- Appendix A: Identifying palliative care separations
- Appendix B: Data sources
- Appendix C: Technical notes
- Appendix D: Classifications
- Appendix E: PCOC benchmark revisions
- List of tables
- List of figures
- List of boxes
- Related publications
Notes and corrections
The current version of the publication is presented above. Previous versions of files that have been updated or corrected are presented below.
- (4 Dec 2013) Link in the Data Quality Statement was updated.
Previous version: Palliative care services in Australia 2013 (1.7MB PDF)
AIHW 2013. Palliative care services in Australia 2013. Cat. no. HWI 123. Canberra: AIHW.