Admitted patients access

Access to admitted patient care services is affected by various factors, such as the demographics of the patient.  Included is information on the patient's:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness area of usual residence
  • socioeconomic status of area of usual residence
  • funding source
  • principal diagnosis

The accessibility of admitted patient care services are measured using:

  • waiting times for elective surgery
  • relative stay index (RSI)
  • average length of stay (ALOS)

Information about access to elective surgery is available in the Elective surgery section