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Hospital Performance: Costs of acute admitted patients in public hospitals in 2011–12

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Appendix 1

Cost per NWAU, Comparable Cost of Care in public hospitals, 2011–12

State Hospital Name Number of NWAUs Cost per NWAU Number of units of activity Comparable Cost of Care
Major metropolitan hospitals
NSW Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital 32,726 $3,900 35,434 $4,400
Campbelltown Hospital 30,709 $4,300 33,052 $4,900
Concord Hospital * * 45,979 $5,000
Gosford Hospital 40,842 $4,300 45,725 $4,800
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital 16,791 $4,200 19,208 $4,800
John Hunter Hospital 68,828 $4,100 77,584 $4,500
Liverpool Hospital 65,914 $4,100 70,583 $4,800
Nepean Hospital 50,214 $4,100 52,755 $4,900
Prince of Wales Hospital 43,439 $4,800 47,773 $5,400
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital 70,786 $4,200 84,091 $4,700
St George Hospital NSW 47,515 $4,400 54,978 $5,000
St Vincents Hospital 36,781 $4,400 41,863 $5,100
Sutherland Hospital 20,014 $4,200 24,085 $4,700
The Tweed Hospital 20,121 $4,400 20,884 $5,100
Westmead Hospital 74,330 $4,700 80,937 $5,400
Wollongong Hospital 42,922 $4,300 47,822 $4,900
Wyong Hospital 18,098 $4,400 20,384 $5,000
Vic Austin Hospital [Heidelberg] 62,178 $3,900 68,319 $4,500
Box Hill Hospital 44,447 $3,900 47,847 $4,400
Casey Hospital * * 16,593 $4,000
Dandenong Campus 46,327 $3,400 48,524 $3,800
Geelong Hospital 55,746 $3,700 60,045 $4,200
Maroondah Hospital [East Ringwood] 26,952 $3,100 29,362 $3,700
Monash Medical Centre [Clayton] 68,487 $3,900 70,790 $4,400
Royal Melbourne Hospital [Parkville] 75,030 $3,400 84,347 $3,900
St Vincent’s Hospital [Fitzroy] 52,183 $4,000 52,940 $4,500
Sunshine Hospital 30,140 $3,400 31,786 $3,900
The Alfred 80,243 $3,900 90,956 $4,500
The Northern Hospital [Epping] 42,477 $3,400 44,823 $3,900
Western Hospital [Footscray] 43,039 $3,600 44,979 $3,900
Qld Caboolture Hospital 17,970 $4,700 19,405 $4,700
Gold Coast University Hospital 73,844 $4,800 76,858 $5,200
Ipswich Hospital 29,077 $4,300 30,234 $4,800
Logan Hospital 33,407 $5,300 33,421 $5,700
Mater Adult Hospital 20,106 $4,900 * *
Princess Alexandra Hospital 86,478 $4,500 90,089 $5,100
Redcliffe Hospital 23,316 $4,200 25,020 $4,600
Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital 94,625 $5,000 98,662 $5,500
The Prince Charles Hospital 49,902 $5,200 52,871 $5,700
WA Fremantle Hospital 47,496 $5,100 52,034 $5,400
Royal Perth Hospital Wellington Street Campus 77,407 $5,100 87,772 $5,400
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital 72,754 $5,500 79,976 $5,900
SA Flinders Medical Centre 73,264 $4,700 75,470 $5,100
Lyell McEwin Hospital 40,752 $4,100 41,669 $4,700
Royal Adelaide Hospital 88,196 $4,600 95,173 $5,000
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital 36,532 $5,100 38,720 $5,600
ACT Calvary Public Hospital 19,540 $5,300 20,087 $6,300
The Canberra Hospital 61,439 $5,800 65,824 $6,500
Large metropolitan hospitals
NSW Canterbury Hospital 13,842 $4,200 14,889 $4,800
Fairfield Hospital 15,881 $3,800 16,427 $4,300
Manly Hospital 10,954 $4,400 13,285 $5,100
Mona Vale Hospital 8,213 $4,000 11,067 $4,900
Ryde Hospital 7,769 $5,100 9,584 $5,900
Shellharbour Hospital 9,903 $4,300 10,506 $4,700
Vic Angliss Hospital 12,768 $4,000 13,425 $4,700
Sandringham Hospital 8,906 $3,200 9,625 $4,000
Werribee Mercy Hospital 13,198 $3,500 * *
Qld Redland Hospital 14,438 $4,100 14,972 $4,500
WA Armadale-Kelmscott Memorial Hospital 17,250 $4,500 18,192 $5,000
Rockingham General Hospital 13,351 $6,400 13,863 $6,800
Swan District Hospital 15,154 $4,500 16,263 $5,000
Major regional hospitals
NSW Coffs Harbour Hospital 22,208 $4,100 24,232 $4,700
Dubbo Hospital 15,541 $4,000 16,705 $4,700
Lismore Hospital 22,113 $4,400 23,504 $5,100
Manning Hospital 11,960 $4,400 13,174 $4,800
Orange Health Service 18,999 $4,600 20,449 $5,300
Port Macquarie Hospital 17,595 $4,300 19,233 $5,000
Shoalhaven Hospital 12,330 $4,700 13,848 $5,300
Tamworth Hospital 19,496 $3,700 21,344 $4,200
Wagga Wagga Hospital 21,638 $4,600 23,194 $5,200
Vic Ballarat Health Services [Base Campus] 25,747 $3,800 27,418 $4,400
Goulburn Valley Health [Shepparton] 16,889 $4,100 18,437 $4,600
Latrobe Regional Hospital [Traralgon] 18,654 $3,600 * *
South West Healthcare [Warrnambool] 12,562 $3,900 * *
Qld Bundaberg Hospital 17,980 $4,600 19,498 $4,900
Cairns Hospital 41,460 $3,900 43,216 $4,500
Hervey Bay Hospital 12,624 $5,300 13,924 $5,800
Mackay Base Hospital 18,514 $4,800 20,290 $5,200
Nambour Hospital 41,318 $4,600 44,294 $5,000
Rockhampton Hospital 19,837 $4,700 21,316 $5,200
The Townsville Hospital 56,642 $4,300 58,400 $4,900
Toowoomba Hospital 26,696 $4,400 27,272 $4,800
Tas Launceston General Hospital 27,823 $3,900 30,150 $4,600
Royal Hobart Hospital 44,532 $4,700 47,788 $5,200
NT Alice Springs Hospital 24,859 $4,300 25,099 $4,900
Royal Darwin Hospital 45,986 $4,900 45,994 $5,500

Sources: Health Performance Authority analysis of results calculated using the National Hospital Cost Data Collection 2011–12 and Admitted PatientCare National Minimum Dataset 2011–12.

* In 2011–12, data for this hospital did not meet the minimum criteria to provide a result for Cost per NWAU or Comparable Cost of Care. Please refer to the Technical Supplement for more information on the minimum data requirements and inclusion criteria.