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released: 29 Jul 2016 author: AIHW media release

In 2014–15, about 34.9 million non-admitted patient service events were provided by Australia’s public hospitals. About 46% of non-admitted patient service events occurred in Allied health and/or clinical nurse specialist clinics, 30% were in Medical consultation clinics, 13% in Procedural clinics and 10% in Stand-alone diagnostic clinics.

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • How much non-admitted patient activity was reported?
      • What services were provided?
      • Who used these services?
      • How were the services funded?
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 What's in this report?
      • 1.2 What data are reported?
      • 1.3 Where to go for more information
    • 2 Overview-non-admitted care service events
      • Key findings
      • 2.1 How many non-admitted patient service events were provided in 2014–15?
      • 2.2 What types of clinics provided services?
      • 2.3 Who used these services?
      • 2.4 How were the services provided?
    • 3 Procedural clinics
      • Key findings
      • How many hospitals had non-admitted patient procedural clinics in 2014–15?
      • How many non-admitted patient service events occurred in procedural clinics in 2014–15?
      • What types of procedural clinics provided services?
      • How were service events in procedural clinics funded?
    • 4 Medical consultation clinics
      • Key findings
      • How many hospitals provided medical consultation clinics for non-admitted patients?
      • How many non-admitted patient service events occurred in a medical consultation clinic in 2014–15?
      • What types of medical consultation clinics provided services?
      • How were service events in medical consultation clinics funded?
    • 5 Stand-alone diagnostic clinics
      • Key findings
      • How many hospitals provided stand-alone diagnostic clinics for non-admitted patients?
      • How many non-admitted patient service events occurred in stand-alone diagnostic clinics in 2014–15?
      • What type of stand-alone diagnostic clinics provided services?
      • How were service events in stand-alone diagnostic clinics funded?
    • 6 Allied health and/or clinical nurse specialist clinics
      • Key findings
      • How many hospitals provided allied health and/or clinical nurse specialist clinics for non-admitted patients?
      • How many non-admitted patient service events occurred in allied health and/or clinical nurse specialist clinics in 2014–15?
      • What types of allied health and/or clinical nurse specialist clinics provided services?
      • How were service events in allied health and/or clinical nurse specialist clinics funded?
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Data Quality Statement summaries
      • National Non-admitted Patient Care (aggregate) Database
      • National Non-admitted Patient (episode-level) Database
    • Appendix B: Technical information
      • Definitions and classifications
      • Presentation of data
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW 2016. Non-admitted patient care 2014–15: Australian hospital statistics. Health services series no. 69. Cat. no. HSE 174. Canberra: AIHW.

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