Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 6 Hansard (6 May) . . Page.. 2005..
Health-dental waiting lists
(Question No 319)
Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 16 March 2005:
(1) What is the current waiting list and waiting times for adult dental health services in all categories of patients;
(2) What was the waiting (a) list and (b) times for adult dental health services in all categories of patients at the end of financial years (i) 2003-04, (ii) 2002-03 and (iii) 2001-02.
Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
1.1 Adult Restorative Waiting list at 11 March 2005
1475 clients waiting and the waiting time is 7 months
1.2 Adult Denture Waiting list at 11 March 2005
152 clients waiting and the waiting time is 4 months
1.3 Adult Waiting list for General Anaesthetic (GA)
At 28 February 2005
Calvary Hospital - Adults and children and young people over 10
106 clients waiting with the average waiting time 12 months
The Canberra Hospital - Children and young people under 10
57 clients waiting with the average waiting time 13 months.