Statewide - Emergency department patients treated by urgency category - Quarterly Data

Category: Emergency Care » Activity » Emergency department by urgency category
01 January 2016 - 31 March 2018
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This report shows the total numbers of patients treated at emergency departments by urgency category. The report excludes those who left at their own risk without treatment, those who left after clinical advice, or those who were deceased on arrival.

Understanding emergency department

A dedicated area in a hospital that is organised and administered to provide emergency care.  All patients attending emergency departments are 'triaged' or assessed for urgency.  The first priority is to treat the most urgent patients.

Statewide - Emergency department patients treated by urgency category - Quarterly Data

Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018
Total emergency department Category 1 patients treated 2,4932,4582,3092,4312,543
Total emergency department Category 2 patients treated53,90752,77850,84852,42056,161
Total emergency department Category 3 patients treated167,297165,237160,273163,719169,268
Total emergency department Category 4 patients treated172,365174,864173,346172,418170,474
Total emergency department Category 5 patients treated29,31832,66535,16233,49330,643
Total425,380428,002421,938424,481429,089
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Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018
Total emergency department Category 1 patients treated 2,4932,4582,3092,4312,543
Total emergency department Category 2 patients treated53,90752,77850,84852,42056,161
Total emergency department Category 3 patients treated167,297165,237160,273163,719169,268
Total emergency department Category 4 patients treated172,365174,864173,346172,418170,474
Total emergency department Category 5 patients treated29,31832,66535,16233,49330,643
Total425,380428,002421,938424,481429,089