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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 7 Hansard (1 July) . . Page.. 3297..


Ms Gallagher: I am advised that the answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) There are approximately 800 active general computer terminals throughout use in the Canberra Hospital for doctors and nurses to utilise whilst on duty.

(2) Data is not available in the form and at the level of disaggregation requested by the Member without diversion of significant resources from ACT Health's ongoing businesses that I am not prepared to authorise.

Hospitals—waiting lists

(Question No 903)

Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 25 March 2010:

(1) How many people are currently on the elective surgery waiting list by category.

(2) What is the median waiting time for each category.

(3) What are the current longest waiting times for elective surgery in each category.

(4) How many patients are currently waiting longer than a year for elective surgery.

(5) What proportion of patients, for the financial year to date, waited longer than the recommended waiting time for each category.

(6) How many people were on the elective surgery waiting list at the end of July 2009.

(7) How many people joined the elective surgery waiting list in (a) August 2009, (b) September 2009, (c) October 2009, (d) November 2009, (e) December 2009, (f) January 2010, (g) February 2010 and (h) March 2010.

(8) How many people were removed from the elective surgery waiting list in those months referred to in part (7).

Ms Gallagher: I am advised that the answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1)

As at May the ACT public elective surgery waiting list was:

Category one

148 patients

Category two

3,068 patients

Category three

2,268 patients

(2)

Category one

13 days

Category two

105 days

Category three

200 days

(3)

The longest waiting times by category:

Category one

80 days (Two patients - One patient admitted in June and one is scheduled for surgery in late June).

Category two

1,797 days (Medically indicated Non urgent cosmetic surgery)

Category three

2,307 days (Medically indicated Non urgent cosmetic surgery)


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