Monitoring the performance of our health system helps to ensure that services delivered in Australia are effective, efficient, appropriate and are achieving good outcomes for patients and the wider community. Reporting of safety and quality aspects also ensure that health care is being delivered in line with current professional knowledge and standards. Together, this kind of information can help policy makers and consumers make informed choices about available services.
More reports and statistics on health care quality & performance can be found under AHPF Health indicators, MyHospitals and International comparisons.
Explore the findings of the 2016 Survey of Health Care, which focused on Australians aged 45 and over who had seen a general practitioner (GP) between November 2014 and November 2015.
24 Sep 2021
01 Apr 2021
The pandemic had a small impact on PBS script volume, with a 3% drop in the year ending March 2021 compared to 2020
March 2021 quarter saw a decrease in PBS scripts dispensed with the script volume 6% lower than in March 2020 quarter
Over one tenth (12%) of MBS COVID-19 related items were phone and videoconference consults in the year ending March 2021
The latest on Australia's health and health system performance
We'd love to know any feedback that you have about the AIHW website, its contents or reports.
The browser you are using to browse this website is outdated and some features may not display properly or be accessible to you. Please use a more recent browser for the best user experience.