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Alice Springs Hospital

This is a public hospital

Address:
6 Gap Road
Alice Springs, NT 0870
Phone: 08 8951 7777
Go to this hospital's website (external link, opens in a new window) [http://www.health.nt.gov.au/Hospitals/Alice_Springs_Hospital/index.aspx]

Elective surgery waiting times

Elective surgery is non-emergency surgery that is planned in advance. It is surgery which, in the opinion of the treating doctor, can be delayed for at least 24 hours.

To learn more about elective surgery waiting times, read About the data.

"Other surgery" for July 2011–June 2012

This page shows waiting times for elective surgery in which the specialty was not classified as any of the following: cardio-thoracic surgery; ear, nose and throat surgery; general surgery; gynaecology; neurosurgery; ophthalmology; orthopaedic surgery; plastic surgery; urology; or vascular surgery.

Median waiting times

The median waiting time is the number of days within which half of all patients at this hospital received their surgery.

All "other surgery"

13 days compared to the national average of 25 days

gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are shorter than the national average
Median waiting times (days) for this hospital compared to the national average
Year This hospital National average
2011–12 13 days 25 days gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are shorter than the national average
2010–11 2 days 23 days gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are shorter than the national average
2009–10 36 days 22 days gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are longer than the national average

Percentage of patients who waited more than 365 days

All "other surgery"

0.0% waited more than 365 days compared to the national average of 0.7%

gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are shorter than the national average
Percentage of people waiting more than 365 days at this hospital compared to the national average
Year This hospital National average
2011–12 0.0% 0.7% gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are shorter than the national average
2010–11 0.0% 0.6% gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are shorter than the national average
2009–10 0.0% 1.1% gauge indicating that the waiting times for this hospital are shorter than the national average

Number of surgeries

The following graph shows the number of admissions for elective surgery for patients on a waiting list managed by the hospital. It does not include people on the waiting list who were admitted for surgery on an emergency basis, or people who received elective surgery without being placed on the hospital's waiting list.

Surgical specialty Number of surgeries
All "other surgery" 42
Number of elective surgeries for this hospital
Surgical specialty Year Number of surgeries
All "other surgery" 2011–12 42
All "other surgery" 2010–11 43
All "other surgery" 2009–10 16
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