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4390.0 - Private Hospitals, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/09/2012   
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EXPENDITURE

Recurrent expenditure for Free-standing day hospital facilities during 2010-11 was $661 million, up 11.6% from 2009-10.

Wages and salaries (including on-costs such as employer contributions to superannuation and payroll tax) represented 38.6% of recurrent expenditure in 2010-11, down from 41.1% in 2009-10.
Average expenditure per Free-standing day hospital in 2010-11 was $2.105 million. This varied from $1.294 million per Plastic and cosmetic surgery establishment to $2.616 million per Ophthalmic surgery hospital.

The proportion of total expenditure arising from wages and salaries (including on-costs) varied from 33.5% for Ophthalmic surgery hospitals to 51.5% for Gynaecology, Fertility treatment and Family Planning establishments.

The average expenditure per patient separation increased from $688 in 2009-10 to $747 in 2009-10. This varied from $491 for Specialist endoscopy units (up from $443 in 2009-10) to $1,122 for Ophthalmic hospitals (up from $1,083 in 2009-10).

Gross capital expenditure for Free-standing day hospital facilities during 2010-11 was $50.3 million, an increase of 16.5% from 2009-10.

Free-standing Day Hospitals, Expenditure per patient(a): 2006-07 to 2010-11(b)
Free-standing Day Hospitals, Expenditure per patient(a): 2006-07 to 2010-11(b)


(a) Laspeyres input cost index was used to provide real expenditure. See Explanatory Note 25 for further information.
(b) Data for the 2007–08 reference year are not available. See Explanatory Note 4.

Table 3.8 PRIVATE FREE-STANDING DAY HOSPITALS, Expenditure —Type of Centre (a) - 2010-11
Specialist EndoscopyOphthalmic surgeryPlastic and cosmetic surgeryGynaecology, Fertility treatment and Family Planning
Other(b)
Total(c)

Expenditure ($'000)(d)
Labour costs
Wages and salaries, including on-costs
52 134
49 079
17 938
32 650
103 565
255 365
Contract/consultancy payments for medical/health services
6 033
2 433
480
2 870
6 208
18 024
Drug, medical, pharmaceuticals and surgical supplies(e)
20 183
52 509
10 622
8 243
78 493
170 050
Food supplies
785
295
90
122
618
1 910
Repair and maintenance
1 236
2 018
351
224
2 230
6 059
Fuel and power
1 236
1 334
423
616
3 149
6 758
Patient transport
18
75
np
np
291
Depreciation and amortisation
6 871
6 357
1 719
2 695
8 302
25 944
Interest
1 322
1 294
np
np
np
10 197
Non-labour contract expenses
9 075
10 065
2 762
4 088
43 832
69 822
Other (f)
20 321
21 046
10 233
7 508
37 562
96 670
Total (c)
119 214
146 505
45 304
63 369
286 699
661 090
Wages and salaries, including on-costs as a proportion of total expenditure (%)
43.7
33.5
39.6
51.5
36.1
38.6
Average expenditure ($)(g)
Per patient separation
491
1 122
840
778
762
747
Gross Capital expenditure ($'000)(h)
Land and buildings
np
3 715
np
210
9 769
14 194
Major medical equipment
np
6 464
np
1 315
13 799
23 897
Information technology
526
802
115
169
863
2 475
Other capital expenditure
1 466
1 216
649
3 657
2 700
9 688
Total (c)
4 318
12 197
1 257
5 351
27 131
50 254
Net Capital expenditure ($'000)(h)
Land and buildings
np
3 715
np
210
9 769
14 174
Major medical equipment
np
6 076
np
1 315
13 795
23 260
Information technology
514
802
115
169
863
2 463
Other capital expenditure
1 433
1 199
629
3 657
2 604
9 522
Total (c)
4 028
11 792
1 217
5 351
27 031
49 419

— nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

(a) See Explanatory Note 24 for further information of categories.
(b) Including Dental Oral Maxillofacial surgery, Dialysis, Oncology, General surgery, sleep disorders clinic and other types of centre.
(c) Figures have been rounded and discrepancies may occur between totals and the sums of the component items.
(d) Expenditure refers to expenditure on goods and services, which does not result in the creation or acquisition of fixed assets (new or second-hand). See Glossary for further information.
(e) Including surgically implanted prostheses and homograft items.
(f) Including contract services.
(g) Average expenditure figures can vary considerably between hospitals depending on the type of services they provide.
(h) Capital expenditure refers to expenditure in a period on the acquisition or enhancement of an asset (excluding financial assets). See Glossary for further information. Note that 2010-11 is the first year the ABS has had gross and net capital expenditure available for publication.


The largest increases in total expenditure in 2010-11 occurred in the three smallest states and territories (23.3%) and Victoria (23.2%), while total expenditure in South Australia fell by 13.2%. Expenditure per hospital ranged from $1.766 million in Victoria to $2.604 million in Queensland, while wages and salaries as a proportion of total expenditure ranged from 34.7% in Victoria to 45.7% in South Australia. Average expenditure per patient separation ranged from $597 in Western Australia (up from $585) to $957 in New South Wales (up from $852).

Table 3.9 PRIVATE FREE-STANDING DAY HOSPITALS, Expenditure —State and territories - 2010-11
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas., NT & ACT(a)
Aus.(b)

Expenditure ($'000)(c)
Labour costs
Wages and salaries, including on-costs
77 071
53 858
60 163
22 961
28 821
12 492
255 365
Contract/consultancy payments for medical/health services
8 079
2 212
2 582
963
2 682
1 506
18 024
Drug, medical, pharmaceuticals and surgical supplies(e)
72 875
25 314
34 044
8 604
19 271
9 942
170 050
Food supplies
913
381
346
np
166
np
1 910
Repair and maintenance
2 360
1 069
1 525
np
np
382
6 059
Fuel and power
2 158
1 244
1 645
498
904
309
6 758
Patient transport
82
np
72
np
np
291
Depreciation and amortisation
6 390
6 994
6 646
1 955
2 790
1 169
25 944
Interest
1 588
1 882
860
np
790
np
10 197
Non-labour contract expenses
13 600
np
8 609
2 315
4 731
np
69 822
Other (f)
30 430
23 401
21 540
8 104
9 695
3 500
96 670
Total (c)
215 546
155 402
138 032
50 216
70 319
31 576
661 090
Labour costs, including on-costs as a proportion of total expenditure (%)
35.8
34.7
43.6
45.7
41.0
39.6
38.6
Average expenditure ($)(f)
Per patient separation
957
696
650
695
597
912
747
Gross Capital expenditure ($'000)(g)
Land and buildings
4 047
2 440
420
np
np
2 348
14 194
Major medical equipment
10 748
2 891
2 495
672
2 084
5 007
23 897
Information technology
1 079
465
405
np
np
237
2 475
Other capital expenditure
2 723
4 729
631
np
np
365
9 688
Total (e)
18 597
10 525
3 951
np
np
7 957
50 254
Net Capital expenditure ($'000)(g)
Land and buildings
4 047
2 430
420
np
np
2 348
14 174
Major medical equipment
10 544
2 848
2 161
671
2 083
4 953
23 260
Information technology
1 067
465
405
np
np
237
2 463
Other capital expenditure
2 645
4 693
589
np
np
365
9 522
Total (e)
18 303
10 436
3 575
np
np
7 903
49 419

— nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated

(a) Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory have been aggregated to protect the confidentiality of the small number of hospitals in these states/territories.
(b) Figures have been rounded and discrepancies may occur between totals and the sums of the component items.
(c) Expenditure refers to expenditure on goods and services, which does not result in the creation or acquisition of fixed assets (new or second-hand). See Glossary for further information.
(d) Including surgically implanted prostheses and homograft items.
(e) Including contract services.
(f) Average expenditure figures can vary considerably between hospitals depending on the type of services they provide.
(g) Capital expenditure refers to expenditure in a period on the acquisition or enhancement of an asset (excluding financial assets). See Glossary for further information. Note that 2010-11 is the first year the ABS has had gross and net capital expenditure available for publication.


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