Statewide - Total number of patients admitted to hospital - Quarterly Data

01 January 2016 - 31 March 2017
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This report shows the total number of hospital separations at Victorian public hospitals. 

Notes:

  • Statewide total includes all Victorian Hospitals reporting activity to the Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset (VAED).
  • The Anne Caudle campus of Bendigo Healthcare has been incorporated into Bendigo Hospital from January 2017.
  • Understanding admission & separation

    An admission is a process whereby the hospital accepts responsibility for the patient's care or treatment.  Admission follows a clinical decision based upon specified criteria that a patient requires same-day or overnight (multi-day) care or treatment.  A separation is defined as 'the process by which an episode of care for an admitted patient ceases'.  Separations include instances whereby a patient's episode is closed and a new episode opened for a change in the type of care provided; for example, from acute to sub-acute care.

    Statewide - Total number of patients admitted to hospital - Quarterly Data

    Jul - Sep 2016Oct - Dec 2016Jan - Mar 2017Apr- Jun 2017Jul - Sep 2017
    Total number of patients admitted to hospital451,548452,519449,556467,977473,101
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    Jul - Sep 2016Oct - Dec 2016Jan - Mar 2017Apr- Jun 2017Jul - Sep 2017
    Total number of patients admitted to hospital451,548452,519449,556467,977473,101