The AIHW’s COVID-19 response is looking to identify the interconnected relationships played by the pandemic as well as to characterise the longer-term impacts of COVID-19 on the health and welfare of Australians.
COVID-19: the next normal—strengthening the system for 2021 and beyond
How the AIHW is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021.
Main impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian health system in 2020
Insights on services delivered by states and territories.
Average daily presentations to ED fell by 38% between 9th and 20th March 2020.
The average daily injury presentations fell from 5,800 on 23rd Feb to 3,400 on 30th March 2020.
Source: Emergency department care 2019‑20 >
36% of standard GP consultations were delivered by telephone or video-conference in April 2020.
Source: Impacts of COVID-19 on MBS and PBS service use >
75,000 tests were conducted in April 2018, reducing to 1,100 in April 2020.
Source: Cancer screening and COVID-19 in Australia >
Cancer screening and COVID-19 in Australia report
Mental health (COVID update)
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