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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003   
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At 30 June 2002, there were 985 private hospital beds in Tasmania, 214 less than the number of public hospital beds. The majority of these beds, 62.3%, were located in hospitals in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, while 26.9% were in Northern Region hospitals, and 10.8% were in hospitals in the Mersey-Lyell Region.


PRIVATE HOSPITAL BEDS, Tasmanian regions - 30 June 2002

Beds available

Overnight acute
Day acute
Other
Total

Hospital
Hospital type
no.
no.
no.
no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Calvary
General
269
48
-
317
St Helens
General
100
15
-
115
Hobart Private
General
142
10
-
152
Hobart Clinic
Acute psychiatric
-
-
30
30
Total
. .
511
73
30
614

Northern
St Lukes
General
120
11
-
131
St Vincents
General
108
20
-
128
Oakden House
Palliative care
-
-
6
6
Total
. .
228
31
6
265

Mersey-Lyell
North West Private(a)
General
56
4
-
60
Rosebery Community
District
6
-
-
6
Mersey Community(b)
General
20
20
-
40
Total
. .
82
24
-
106

Tasmania
. .
821
128
36
985

- nil or rounded to zero
. . not applicable
(a) The North West Private Hospital has 70 licensed overnight beds of which 14 are contracted for the provision of public patient services.
(b) The Mersey Community Hospital has 110 licensed overnight beds of which 90 are contracted for the provision of public patient services.

Source: Department of Health and Human Services web site, http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au


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