Elective surgery activity

After a specialist clinical assessment, the treating doctor places the patient on an elective surgery waiting list. Elective surgery activity is measured by the number of additions to and removals from public hospital elective surgery waiting lists, and the number of patients admitted for their awaited procedure.

This section presents information on additions, removals and admissions in 2018–19 and changes between 2014–15 and 2018–19.

Information is also presented by:

  • Indigenous status
  • type of hospital (peer group)

This section presents information on waiting list activity, including:

  • Number of additions to waiting lists
  • Number of removals from waiting lists
  • Number of admissions from waiting lists