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NON-ADMITTED PATIENT CARE AND OCCASION OF SERVICE

In 2004-05, there were total of 487,400 individual occasions of service for non-admitted patients in ACT public hospitals, an increase of 11% from 2003-04 (437,600). The highest serviced areas were Other medical/surgical/obstetric (215,000 occasions), Accident & emergency (93,700), and Radiology and organ imaging (65,900).

7.3 Non-admitted patients, ACT - 2004-05

Non-admitted patient care
no.

Accident and emergency
93 716
Dialysis
-
Pathology
35 737
Radiology and organ imaging
65 914
Endoscopy and related procedures
-
Other medical/surgical/obstetric
215 066
Mental health
4 555
Alcohol and drug
-
Dental
-
Pharmacy
717
Allied health
43 416
Community health
10 070
District nursing
-
Other outreach
18 234
Total individual occasions of service
487 425

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australian Hospital Statistics, 2004-05 (AIHW cat. no. HSE41).


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