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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Note:

Data for FY 2018-19 are preliminary and will be finalised in November 2019.

About this report

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.

Note:

Data for FY 2018-19 are preliminary and will be finalised in November 2019.

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

Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018Oct - Dec 2018Jan - Mar 2019Apr- Jun 2019
Total emergency department Category 1 patients treated 2,4312,5442,6812,6252,723
Total emergency department Category 2 patients treated52,42056,16458,60058,25360,208
Total emergency department Category 3 patients treated163,719169,312174,077172,429179,014
Total emergency department Category 4 patients treated172,418170,535175,646173,683175,742
Total emergency department Category 5 patients treated33,49330,65432,73033,42231,465
Total424,481429,209443,734440,412449,152
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Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018Oct - Dec 2018Jan - Mar 2019Apr- Jun 2019
Total emergency department Category 1 patients treated 2,4312,5442,6812,6252,723
Total emergency department Category 2 patients treated52,42056,16458,60058,25360,208
Total emergency department Category 3 patients treated163,719169,312174,077172,429179,014
Total emergency department Category 4 patients treated172,418170,535175,646173,683175,742
Total emergency department Category 5 patients treated33,49330,65432,73033,42231,465
Total424,481429,209443,734440,412449,152