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Canterbury Hospital

This is a public hospital

Address:
575 Canterbury Road
Campsie, NSW 2194
Phone: 02 9787 0000
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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"

Fewer than 10 surgeries

Median waiting times (days) for this hospital compared to the national average
Year This hospital National average
2011–12 Fewer than 10 surgeries 25 days
2010–11 Fewer than 10 surgeries 23 days
2009–10 Fewer than 10 surgeries 22 days

If there were fewer than 10 surgeries performed in a year, then the median waiting time is not shown.

Percentage of patients who waited more than 365 days

All "other surgery"

Fewer than 10 surgeries

Percentage of people waiting more than 365 days at this hospital compared to the national average
Year This hospital National average
2011–12 Fewer than 10 surgeries 0.7%
2010–11 Fewer than 10 surgeries 0.6%
2009–10 Fewer than 10 surgeries 1.1%

If there were fewer than 10 surgeries performed in a year, then the percentage is not shown.

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" <5

For categories with fewer than 5 (2011-12 and earlier) or 10 (2010-11 and earlier) surgeries, the number of surgeries are not shown.

Number of elective surgeries for this hospital
Surgical specialty Year Number of surgeries
All "other surgery" 2011–12 <5
All "other surgery" 2010–11 <10
All "other surgery" 2009–10 <10
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