Australian hospital statistics 2008-09 presents a detailed overview of Australia's 1,317 public and private hospitals. In 2008-09, there were 8.1 million separations from Australia's hospitals including: 4.5 million same-day acute separations; 3.3 million overnight acute separations; almost 300,000 non-acute separations. There were 7.2 million presentations to public hospital emergency departments, with 70% of patients seen within the recommended times for their triage categories.
ISSN 1036-613X; ISBN 978-1-74249-041-0; Cat. no. HSE 84; 380pp.; Internet only
AIHW 2010. Australian hospital statistics 2008-09. Health services series no. 34. Cat. no. HSE 84. Canberra: AIHW.