In 2013-14: - about 700,000 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 262 days.
ISSN 1036-613X; ISBN 978-1-74249-644-3; Cat. no. HSE 151; 69pp.; $12
Publication table of contents
- Preliminary material
- Title and verso page
- Body section
- 1. Introduction
- Data sources
- What's in this report?
- Additional data online
- 2. Elective surgery activity | CH2 tables (259KB XLS)
- How have admissions changed over time?
- How much activity was there in 2013-14?
- What was the safety and quality of the care?
- 3. Waiting times for elective surgery | CH3 tables (629KB XLS)
- How did waiting times vary over time?
- How long did people wait for surgery in 2013-14?
- How did waiting times vary by surgical specialty?
- How did waiting times differ by clinical urgency category?
- Additional information
- End matter
- Appendix A: Data quality information | Appendix A (184KB XLS)
- Appendix B: Technical notes
- Appendix C: Public hospital peer groups | Appendix C (200KB XLS)
- List of tables
- List of boxes
- Related publications
AIHW 2014. Australian hospital statistics 2013–14: elective surgery waiting times. Health services series no. 56. Cat. no. HSE 151. Canberra: AIHW.