Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • How diverse were public hospitals?
      • What specialised service units were provided by public hospitals?
      • How much did hospitals spend?
      • How were hospitals funded?
      • How many people were employed in public and private hospitals?
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • What's in this report?
      • What data are reported?
      • What are the limitations of the data?
      • What methods are used?
    • 2 How many hospitals are there in Australia?
      • Key findings
      • 2.1 How many hospitals were there?
      • 2.2 How many accredited hospitals were there?
      • 2.3 How many hospital beds were there?
      • 2.4 How many Local hospital networks were there in 2014–15?
    • 3 How diverse were public hospitals?
      • Key findings
      • 3.1 How did public hospitals differ?
      • 3.2 How did public hospitals differ in size?
      • 3.3 What specialised service units did public hospitals provide?
      • 3.4 How many specialised admitted patient clinical units were there in 2014–15?
    • 4 Who funded hospitals and how much did hospitals spend?
      • Key findings
      • 4.1 How were hospitals funded?
      • 4.2 Commonwealth funding arrangements
      • 4.3 How much recurrent expenditure was reported?
      • 4.4 How much was spent on different types of care in public hospitals?
    • 5 How many people were employed in providing hospital services?
      • Key findings
      • 5.1 How many staff provided public hospital services?
      • 5.2 What was the average salary for staff providing public hospital services?
      • 5.3 How many staff worked in private hospitals in 2014–15?
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Database quality statement summary
        • National Public Hospital Establishments Database
        • Public and private hospitals
      • Appendix B: Technical Appendix
        • Definitions
        • Presentation of data
        • Analysis methods
      • Appendix C: Public hospital peer groups
      • Appendix D: Service Related Groups
        • How much activity was there in 2014–15?
      • Appendix E: Additional public hospital accreditation information
        • Hospitals accredited elsewhere
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications