Emergency medical services

Report

30 Jan 2019
15

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on ambulance service organisations, which are the primary agencies involved in providing emergency medical care, pre-hospital and out-of-hospital care, and transport services.

Report

6 Dec 2018
18

Emergency department care 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics presents information on care provided in public hospital emergency departments between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2018.

Report

Beyond Blue’s national mental health and wellbeing study of police and emergency services – final report
29 Nov 2018
54

This report into the mental health and wellbeing of police and emergency services reflects the voices and experiences of 21,014 serving and former employees and volunteers from police, fire, ambulance and state emergency services agencies. The response rate signals that mental health and wellbeing are...

Report

National survey of the mental health and wellbeing of police and emergency services: detailed report
29 Nov 2018
43

This 'Answering the call’ detailed report was developed as part of Beyond Blue’s national mental health and wellbeing study of police and emergency services.

Survey

26 Feb 2018
270

The peak body for emergency medicine in New Zealand and Australia has proposed solutions to improve models of care for patients with acute mental and behavioural conditions. The call for action comes as a snapshot survey found mental health presentations are disproportionately experiencing access block...

Report

30 Jan 2018
5

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on ambulance service organisations, which are the primary agencies involved in providing emergency medical care, pre-hospital and out-of-hospital care, and transport services.

Report

29 Nov 2017
444

This report provides information on people who present at emergency departments in Australia, including who used services, why they used them, and how long they had to wait for care.

Report

1 Aug 2017
378

This collaborative project with National Farmers' Federation and the Country Women's Association of Australia has been completed. A survey of over 450 country people drawn from every state and territory, saw one-third of responses (32.5%) name doctor and medical specialist access as their key priority.

Report

26 Oct 2016
110

Overview

Longer stays in an emergency department (ED) are associated with poorer patient outcomes. Long waits to see emergency staff can discourage people who need care from waiting and may lead to reduced morale among ED staff.

In 2015, the Department of...

Journal article

1 Sep 2016
29

Background

Limited studies have explored the actual usage of the ‘after hours GP helpline’ (AGPH).

Objective/s

The objectives of the article are to describe medication-related calls to the AGPH and compare callers’ original intentions versus the advice provided by the...

Report

17 May 2016
45

Currently there is no publicly available source of consolidated information on attacks on health care in emergencies. This report is a first attempt to consolidate and analyse the data that is available from open sources. While the data are not comprehensive, the findings shed light...

Briefing paper

26 Apr 2016
182

What is the problem?

Australia has seen increasing demand on hospital Emergency Departments (ED) with a 65% rise in presentations between 2001 and 2011 (McCarthy 2013) resulting in increased waiting times, prolonged stays, overcrowding and delayed admission (Geelhoed and de Klerk 2012). Prolonged...

Report

19 Nov 2015
144

Summary

How much emergency department activity was there?

In 2014-15, there were about 7.4 million presentations to the 290 Australian public hospital emergency departments that reported to the National Non-Admitted Patient Emergency Department Care Database; this corresponded to over 20,000 presentations...

Literature review

30 Aug 2015
100

This Evidence Check review examined adolescents and young adults’ (AYAs) presentations to Emergency Departments. AYAs present primarily for musculoskeletal disorders, mental and behavioural disorders, and genitourinary, respiratory and infectious diseases and these differ proportionally among males and females. A number of ED presentations are avoidable....

Evaluation

13 Mar 2015
39

Whether it’s the Ebola outbreak in West Africa or cholera in Haiti, health emergencies present particular challenges for United Nations peace operations. UN peacekeepers can contribute to a host population’s health by facilitating access for humanitarian aid agencies or delivering health assistance directly. But they...

Journal article

27 May 2014
11

This research was conducted to gain an understanding of rural and remote critical care families’ experiences during an inter-hospital transfer to a tertiary hospital's intensive care unit.

Thesis

23 Nov 2011
5

Intro: Fracture of the human facial skeleton is a common injury that places serious burden on society. Severe morbidity, mortality, facial disfigurement, loss of function and financial cost are all associated with facial fractures (Kieser et al., 2002). In New Zealand (NZ), only two previous...

Overview

 

Items: 17