Elective Surgery

Elective surgery is surgery that, in the opinion of the treating clinician, is necessary but for which admission can be delayed for at least 24 hours.

Median time to treatment

This website provides you with information about the time taken for other patients to have similar surgery. The median time to treatment is the time within which half the patients are treated.  It may also be referred to as the 50th percentile time to treatment.

Patients treated

The number of patients treated at major metropolitan, larger regional and rural hospitals. Reports may be viewed by urgency category and includes the relevant performance targets.

Patients treated by specialty

The number of patients removed from the waiting list for elective surgery because they have received treatment by selected specialty and by groups of specialties.

Patients waiting longer than 365 days by specialty