Table of contents

  • Preliminary pages
    • Title and verso title pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • The National Emergency Access Target (NEAT)
      • The National Elective Surgery Target (NEST)
  • Body content
    • 1 Introduction
      • National Emergency Access Target Database
      • National Elective Surgery Target Database
      • Additional data on the Internet
      • Updates
    • 2 National emergency access target
    • 3 National elective surgery target
      • Proportions seen on time and average overdue waits
      • How many of the longest wait overdue patients were removed from waiting lists in 2012?
      • Admissions and other removals from waiting lists
      • Median waiting times
      • Adverse events
      • Unplanned readmissions
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: Data quality statements
      • Summary of key data quality issues
      • National Elective Surgery Target Database
    • Appendix 2: Technical appendix
      • National Emergency Access Target calculations
    • Appendix 3: Additional tables
      • Removals for other reasons by state and territory
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications