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The Canberra Hospital

This is a public hospital

Address:
Yamba Drive
Garran, ACT 2605
Phone: 02 6244 2222
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Elective (planned) 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. The treating doctor determines how urgently surgery is needed, then assigns the patient to one of three elective surgery urgency categories – urgent, semi-urgent or non-urgent.

Gynaecological surgery for July 2010–June 2013

Gynaecological surgery focuses on the female reproductive organs.

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 gynaecological surgery

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for gynaecological surgery was 33 days at this hospital compared to its national peer group performance of 33 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time (days) Peer group median waiting time (days) Performance in peer group for median waiting time
2012–13 672 33 33 A chart showing this hospital's median waiting time for gynaecological surgery compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 697 42 32 A chart showing this hospital's median waiting time for gynaecological surgery compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2010–11 615 65 30 A chart showing this hospital's median waiting time for gynaecological surgery compared to similar hospitals across Australia
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Hysterectomy

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for hysterectomy was 36 days at this hospital compared to its national peer group performance of 61 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time (days) Peer group median waiting time (days) Performance in peer group for median waiting time
2012–13 77 36 61 A chart showing this hospital's median waiting time for hysterectomy compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 81 63 54 A chart showing this hospital's median waiting time for hysterectomy compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2010–11 79 76 48 A chart showing this hospital's median waiting time for hysterectomy compared to similar hospitals across Australia
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Percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

All gynaecological surgery

In 2012–13, 0.7% of patients waited longer than 365 days for gynaecological surgery at this hospital compared to its national peer group performance of 1.6%

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited longer than 365 days Peer group patients who waited longer than 365 days Performance in peer group for patients who waited longer than 365 days
2012–13 672 0.7% 1.6% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for gynaecological surgery compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 697 1.6% 1.2% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for gynaecological surgery compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2010–11 615 4.2% 1.2% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for gynaecological surgery compared to similar hospitals across Australia
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Hysterectomy

In 2012–13, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy at this hospital compared to its national peer group performance of 3.2%

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited longer than 365 days Peer group patients who waited longer than 365 days Performance in peer group for patients who waited longer than 365 days
2012–13 77 0.0% 3.2% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2011–12 81 2.5% 2.5% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy compared to similar hospitals across Australia
2010–11 79 3.8% 2.5% A chart showing this hospital's percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy compared to similar hospitals across Australia
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