Statewide - Number of routine first specialist clinic appointments - Infectious Diseases - Quarterly Data

Category: Specialist Clinics » Activity » Routine First Appointments, by Specialty
Measure:
01 January 2016 - 31 March 2018
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About this report

This report shows the number of routine 'First' appointments for patients attending a Specialist Clinic during the reporting period. 

Referrals are triaged upon receipt at the health service and are assigned a priority according to the clinical needs of the patient. It is recommended that routine patients receive an appointment within 365 days.

Understanding first appointments

A 'first' appointment is defined as the first time a patient sees a specialist or clinician within a health service. A patient may see more than one specialist or clinician but the appointment only counts towards a 'first' appointment if the patient was referred for that specialty by their GP or a specialist from outside the health service.        
 

If a patient fails to attend a booked appointment without notice, the booked appointment will count as the 'first' appointment.

Statewide - Number of routine first specialist clinic appointments - Infectious Diseases - Quarterly Data

Apr- Jun 2017Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018
Number of routine first specialist clinic appointments - Infectious Diseases9851,0651,0311,1101,069
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Apr- Jun 2017Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018
Number of routine first specialist clinic appointments - Infectious Diseases9851,0651,0311,1101,069