Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released two new reports: Emergency department care 2017–18 and Elective surgery waiting times 2017–18.
The Emergency department care 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics web report presents information on care provided in public hospital emergency departments (EDs) between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018. It includes information on overall activity, nationally agreed performance indicators on waiting times for care, time spent in the ED, and other waiting times statistics. It also includes comparative information for the previous 4 reporting periods.
Elective surgery waiting times 2017–18 focuses on information about public hospital elective surgery waiting lists. It presents information on overall activity, what elective surgery was provided and how long people waited for elective surgery.