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Nambour Hospital
Overview
Nambour Hospital - the largest hospital in the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service - is a 441-bed hospital that offers services in all the major health specialties. Its elective surgery includes: ear nose and throat, general, gynaecological, orthopaedic and urological surgeries.
Information for end of January 2014
Staffing
Indicators Doctors Nurses Health practitioners /
professional / technical
Staff 482 1,302 270
Change from June 2005 +137% +75% +178%
Note: This data extract is from the Queensland Health Payroll System. The number of doctors, nurses and health professionals reflects the positions attached to the facility reported. It does not include staff who work at this facility but are attached to positions of other facilities.
Performance Highlights
Attendances Mar '14 4310
Median wait (mins)Mar '1424
Operations Mar '14 510
Median wait (days)Dec '13 quarter21
Admissions Dec '13 quarter 12916
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  • Headline Legend Green Colour This hospital’s performance was better than or within range of the latest national performance.
  • Headline Legend Yellow Colour This hospital’s performance was out of range of the latest national performance, but not in the poorest performing group of hospitals.
  • Headline Legend Red Colour This hospital’s performance was in the poorest performing group of hospitals.
  • Headline Legend White Colour The median value was not calculated for this hospital.
Infrastructure

Projects include:

  • Click here for information about the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital.
  • $191M investment to increase bed capacity across Nambour and Caloundra Hospitals including a new 96 bed ward block at Nambour General Hospital.

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Queensland's emergency department attendances are the fastest growing in the country - growing 31% in 5 years.
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