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Gladstone Hospital

This is a public hospital

Address:
Park Street
Gladstone, QLD 4680
Phone: 07 4976 3200
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Emergency department services

Time in the emergency department from arrival to departure for July 2011–December 2013

Time in the emergency department from arrival to departure provides an indication of how accessible particular hospital services are.

This section shows the percentage of all patients, admitted patients and discharged patients who depart the emergency department within four hours of arrival.

This section also shows the length of time until most admitted patients (90%) departed the emergency department for admission to a ward in the same hospital.

Percentage of all patients departing the emergency department within four hours of arrival

All patients

In 2012–13, 89% of all patients departed this hospital's emergency department within four hours of arrival, compared to its national peer group performance of 78%.

Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 28,534 89% 78% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 29,016 87% 77% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia

The national target is for 90% of all patients to depart the emergency department within four hours of arrival in 2015. This target varies for each state and territory for each year between 2012 and 2015.

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Percentage of all patients who departed the emergency department within four hours of arrival, by quarter
Chart of the percentage of all patients departing the emergency department within four hours of arrival, by quarter. Chart data is also displayed in the following table

National target is 90% by 2015

Year Quarter Percentage of patients departed ED within 4 hours
2011–12 July to September 88%
2011–12 October to December 88%
2011–12 January to March 85%
2011–12 April to June 88%
2012–13 July to September 85%
2012–13 October to December 90%
2012–13 January to March 90%
2012–13 April to June 89%
2013–14 July to September 86%
2013–14 October to December 88%
See triage category data
Resuscitation (immediately)
Resuscitation patients departing ED within four hours of arrival
Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 148 80% 61% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 109 73% 58% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
Emergency (within 10 minutes)
Emergency patients departing ED within four hours of arrival
Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 3,559 80% 56% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 2,137 75% 52% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
Urgent (within 30 minutes)
Urgent patients departing ED within four hours of arrival
Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 8,967 85% 64% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 7,256 81% 62% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
Semi-urgent (within 60 minutes)
Semi-urgent patients departing ED within four hours of arrival
Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 13,167 92% 85% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 15,582 90% 82% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
Non-urgent (within 120 minutes)
Non-urgent patients departing ED within four hours of arrival
Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 2,693 96% 92% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 3,932 94% 91% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia

To learn more about time patients spent in emergency departments read About the data.

Admitted patients

In 2012–13, 63% of admitted patients departed this hospital's emergency department within four hours of arrival, compared to its national peer group performance of 41%.

Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 4,026 63% 41% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 3,666 58% 37% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
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Percentage of admitted patients who departed the emergency department within four hours of arrival, by quarter
Chart of the percentage of admitted patients departing the emergency department within four hours of arrival, by quarter. Chart data is also displayed in the following table
Year Quarter Percentage of patients departed ED within 4 hours
2011–12 July to September 57%
2011–12 October to December 60%
2011–12 January to March 55%
2011–12 April to June 59%
2012–13 July to September 54%
2012–13 October to December 64%
2012–13 January to March 66%
2012–13 April to June 68%
2013–14 July to September 56%
2013–14 October to December 60%

To learn more about time patients spent in emergency departments read About the data.

Discharged patients

In 2012–13, 93% of discharged patients departed this hospital's emergency department within four hours of arrival, compared to its national peer group performance of 84%.

Year Number of patients Patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Peer group patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival Performance in peer group for patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival
2012–13 24,508 93% 84% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 25,350 91% 83% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who departed ED within four hours of arrival compared to similar hospitals across Australia
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Percentage of discharged patients who departed the emergency department within four hours of arrival, by quarter
Chart of the percentage of discharged patients departing the emergency department within four hours of arrival, by quarter. Chart data is also displayed in the following table
Year Quarter Percentage of patients departed ED within 4 hours
2011–12 July to September 92%
2011–12 October to December 92%
2011–12 January to March 89%
2011–12 April to June 93%
2012–13 July to September 90%
2012–13 October to December 94%
2012–13 January to March 94%
2012–13 April to June 93%
2013–14 July to September 92%
2013–14 October to December 93%

To learn more about time patients spent in emergency departments read About the data.

Time until most admitted patients (90%) departed the emergency department

Admitted patients

In 2012–13, the length of time until most admitted patients (90%) departed this hospital's emergency department was 6 hours and 19 minutes, compared to its national peer group performance of 11 hours and 52 minutes.

Year Number of patients who are admitted Time until most patients (90%) departed ED Peer group time until most patients (90%) departed ED Performance in peer group for time until most patients (90%) departed ED
2012–13 4,026 6 hours 19 mins 11 hours 52 mins A chart showing this hospital's time until most patients (90%) departed ED compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 3,666 7 hours 10 mins 12 hours 23 mins A chart showing this hospital's time until most patients (90%) departed ED compared to similar hospitals across Australia
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To learn more about time until most patients (90%) departed the emergency department read About the data.

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