Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title & verso title pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Body content
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 What’s in this report?
      • 1.2 What data are reported?
      • 1.3 What are the limitations of the data?
      • 1.4 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 hospital beds were there?
      • 2.3 How many Local hospital networks were there in 2015–16?
    • 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 2015–16?
    • 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?
      • 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?
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Database quality statement summary
      • National Public Hospital Establishments Database
      • Public and private hospitals
    • Appendix B: Technical notes
      • Definitions
      • Presentation of data
      • Analysis methods
    • Appendix C: Public hospital peer groups
    • Appendix D: Service Related Groups
    • Appendix E: Public hospital accreditation information
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications