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Hospital and Health Service performance

Surgery Shorter waits for elective surgery   Infections Fewer hospital acquired infections
Hospital and Health Service Jul-Sep 2012#
%
Oct-Dec 2013
%
Cairns and Hinterland 71 41
Central Queensland 100 100
Children’s Health Queensland 100 99
Darling Downs 74 75
Gold Coast 98 98
Mackay 98 100
Mater Health Services 99 97
Metro North 86 83
Metro South 87 54
North West 100 100
Sunshine Coast 94 97
Townsville 60 80
West Moreton 68 63
Wide Bay 82 94
All HHSs 89 83

% of Category 3 elective surgery patients treated whose waiting time was within 12 months.

 
Hospital and Health Service Jul-Sep 2012# Jul-Sep 2013
SAB cases /
Patient days
SAB cases /
Patient days
Cairns and Hinterland 1 / 38,523 1 / 41,349
Central Queensland 4 / 24,865 1 / 24,410
Children’s Health Queensland 3 / 13,075 3 / 12,759
Darling Downs 0 / 25,300 3 / 25,927
Gold Coast 8 / 80,383 4 / 79,924
Mackay 1 / 16,592 0 / 17,400
Mater Health Services 2 / 24,215 0 / 36,388
Metro North 25 / 182,159 18 / 172,936
Metro South 15 / 135,938 14 / 133,291
North West 1 / 4,583 0 / 3,681
Sunshine Coast 2 / 39,597 7 / 39,560
Townsville 9 / 49,555 4 / 48,539
West Moreton 5 / 26,880 0 / 26,927
Wide Bay 2 / 39,345 5 / 38,364

Healthcare associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (including MRSA) incidence numbers.

Newborns Increased support for families under the new Mums and Bubs Policy   Value Better value for money
Hospital and Health Service April-June 2013 Oct-Dec 2013 difference %
Cairns and Hinterland 688 1,140 66
Cape York* 59 89 51
Central Queensland 1,178 1,401 19
Central West 22 26 18
Darling Downs 775 1,009 30
Gold Coast 1,292 1,747 35
Mackay 583 741 27
Metro North 1,846 2,087 13
Metro South 2,611 4,536 74
North West 164 184 12
South West 141 91 -35
Sunshine Coast 1,085 1,003 -8
Torres Strait and Northern Peninsular 55 69 25
Townsville 804 789 -2
West Moreton 1,034 959 -7
Wide Bay 582 518 -11
All HHSs 12,919 16,389 27
 
Number of in-home visits by an experienced maternal and child health professional. Excludes Children's Health Queensland as there are no babies born in the facility.
*Revised number for July was 32 now 132.
 
Hospital and Health Service $ cost difference % 
Cairns and Hinterland 4,294 -4.6
Central Queensland 4,480 -0.5
Children’s Health Queensland 4,978 10.6
Darling Downs 4,270 -5.2
Gold Coast 4,435 -1.5
Mackay 4,554 1.1
Metro North 4,665 3.6
Metro South 4,583 1.8
North West 5,863 30.2
Sunshine Coast 4,395 -2.4
Townsville 4,401 -2.3
West Moreton 4,168 -7.4
Wide Bay 4,644 3.1
State average 4,529 0.6
Benchmark cost target $4503
 
The updated 12 month result is based on nine months of 2012-13 and the first three months of 2013-14. The benchmark cost target of $4503 is based on nine months of the 2012-13 target of $4450 and three months of the Queensland Efficient Price for 2013-14 of $4660. The QEP is equivalent to the National Efficient Price (NEP), adjusted to reflect differences in the Phase 16 Queensland ABF model compared to the national ABF model.

Emergency Shorter stays in emergency departments   Surgery Shorter waits for urgent surgery
Hospital and Health Service Jul-Sep 2012#
%
Oct-Dec 2013
%
Cairns and Hinterland 58 71
Central Queensland 76 80
Children’s Health Queensland 85 89
Darling Downs 64 83
Gold Coast 58 71
Mackay 74 81
Mater Health Services 70 88
Metro North 54 74
Metro South 58 73
North West 86 92
Sunshine Coast 66 76
Townsville 64 79
West Moreton 61 83
Wide Bay 78 79
All HHSs 64 77

% of ED patients whose length of stay in ED was within four hours.

 
Hospital and Health Service Jul-Sep 2012#
%
Oct-Dec 2013
%
Cairns and Hinterland 88 97
Central Queensland 94 96
Children’s Health Queensland 92 99
Darling Downs 89 100
Gold Coast 93 92
Mackay 98 100
Metro North 91 95
Metro South 86 90
North West 100 100
Sunshine Coast 91 98
Townsville 94 98
West Moreton 91 100
Wide Bay 91 99
All HHSs 90 95

% of Category 1 elective surgery patients treated whose waiting time was within the clinically recommended 30 days.

Ambulance Queensland Ambulance Service
 Quicker ambulance response times

  Dental Fewer long wait dental patients
Local Ambulance Service Networks Jul-Sep 2012
time (minutes)
Oct-Dec 2013
time (minutes)
Cairns and Hinterland 16.4 16.2
Cape York & Torres Strait 21.4 28.2
Central Queensland 16.8 15.9
Central West 42.5 59.8
Darling Downs 20.3 20.7
Gold Coast 15.9 15.9
Mackay 21.1 20.3
Metro North 17.5 15.3
Metro South 16.2 15.2
North West 11.4 11.0
South West 41.0 46.4
Sunshine Coast 19.0 18.7
Townsville 14.0 13.7
West Moreton 18.0 17.6
Wide Bay 18.4 18.6
All LASNs 17.1 16.3

Time (in minutes) within which 90 per cent of emergency (code 1) incidents were responded to.

 
Hospital and Health Service Mar 2013* Dec 2013
Cairns and Hinterland 1,307 210
Cape York 2 0
Central Queensland 3,659 468
Central West 126 57
Darling Downs 7,222 2,953
Gold Coast 4,407 1
Mackay 272 0
Metro North 14,307 6
Metro South 10,859 0
North West 10 25
South West 73 52
Sunshine Coast 4,085 115
Torres Strait/NPA 0 0
Townsville 2,207 49
West Moreton 3,512 0
Wide Bay 9,357 4,558
All HHSs 61,405 8,494

Number of people waiting 2 years and over on the general care waiting list.

Outpatients Shorter waits for specialist outpatient clinics   Long wait patients Fewer long wait patients
Hospital and Health Service Jul-Sep 2012#
%
Oct-Dec 2013
%
Cairns and Hinterland 70 57
Central Queensland 61 72
Children’s Health Queensland 58 91
Darling Downs 45 40
Gold Coast 57 45
Mackay 54 57
Metro North 55 44
Metro South* 44 45
North West 58 55
Sunshine Coast 55 55
Townsville 50 46
West Moreton 62 74
Wide Bay 52 84
All HHSs* 53 50

% of Category 3 specialist outpatients waiting for their first appointment whose waiting time was within 12 months.
*excludes Princess Alexandra Hospital.

 
Hospital and Health Service Sep 2012# Dec 2013
Cairns and Hinterland 279 608
Central Queensland 101 31
Children's Health Queensland 40 0
Darling Downs 332 0
Gold Coast 82 25
Mackay 15 0
Mater Health Services 84 66
Metro North 1,941 820
Metro South 1,851 2,171
North West 0 0
Sunshine Coast 146 127
Townsville 451 51
West Moreton 636 33
Wide Bay 251 67
All HHSs 6,209 3,999

Total number of patients who have waited longer than clinically recommended for their surgery.

#Hospital and Health Services were established on 1 July 2012. *Data collection commenced to support National Partnership Agreement.

Open Data strategy

Department of Health Open Data Strategy 2013-2016 (PDF, 329KB)

Elective surgery, emergency department and paediatric emergency department summary data files previously available here are available from Queensland Government data.

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Last Updated: 17 April 2014
Last Reviewed: 17 April 2014