Government eases elective surgery restrictions
21 April 2020 - The Australian Government will gradually ease restrictions on elective surgery from Tuesday 28 April 2020.
Chapter 3 Key Findings
24 May 2020 - 5. Derived from AHS reported elective surgery separations by treatment choice, excluding Other category. ... Figure 10: Trends in waiting times and rates of admission to elective surgery waiting lists.
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC)
25 May 2020 - The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee is the key decision making committee for health emergencies. It is comprised of all state and territory Chief Health Officers and is chaired by the Australian Chief Medical Officer.
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) statement on restoration of elective surgery
23 April 2020 - A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about the restoration of elective surgery.
Emergency health management news
17 January 2020 - Read the latest news on emergency health management.
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) statement on restoration of elective surgery and hospital activity
22 May 2020 - A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about the restoration of elective surgery and hospital activity
Hospital Data Collections
16 May 2017 - Elective surgery waiting list episode—patient listing status, readiness for surgery code N data element. ... Description: De-identified information for patients on elective surgery and patients removed from the waiting list.
Chapter 2 Methodology for the review
24 May 2020 - reduced rate of private hospital utilisation relative to public hospitals. increases in waiting time for elective surgery. ... Australian Hospital Statistics (AHS) reporting of hospital episode data. AHS-ESWL data reporting of elective surgery activity.
Accessing health services during coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions
22 May 2020 - Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, there are different options for accessing health services. This includes telehealth, to help protect patients and health workers and stop the spread of the virus. Some elective surgeries are also available. Find out how to get the health care you need.
Appendix 3: Patient Prioritisation Schema if there is a Shortage of Heparin Base…
24 May 2020 - Urgent or semi-elective general surgery patients with a high risk of bleeding. ... Procedures and elective surgery which can be deferred safely. Vascular. Elective procedures for non-life threatening but life limiting conditions requiring intra-arterial