Table of contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbol
  • Summary
  • 1 Introduction
    • 1.1 Dental care in Australia
    • 1.2 PDWT data collection
    • 1.3 Performance indicator calculation
    • 1.4 Ethics approval
  • 2 Characteristics of public dental programs that affect PDWT NMDS data
    • 2.1 Major factors known to affect PDWT NMDS comparability
    • 2.2 Other characteristics with a potential impact on public dental waiting times information
  • 3 Public dental services and waiting times data 2013–14 to 2016–2017
    • 3.1 Interpreting the data
    • 3.2 New South Wales
    • 3.3 Victoria
    • 3.4 Queensland
    • 3.5 Western Australia
    • 3.6 South Australia
    • 3.7 Tasmania
    • 3.8 Australian Capital Territory
    • 3.9 Northern Territory
  • Appendix A: Data quality summary
    • PDWT NMDS 2013–14 to 2016–17
  • Appendix B: Performance indicator specification
    • National Healthcare Agreement: PI 13–Waiting times for public dentistry, 2018
  • Appendix C: Supplementary information on waiting list management
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of boxes