HOSPITALS — ELECTIVE SURGERY —
930. Hon MARTIN ALDRIDGE to the minister representing the
Minister for Health:
I refer to all public hospitals,
including public hospitals with private operators.
(1) How many elective surgeries
were cancelled in —
(a) September 2021; and
(b) October 2021?
(2) For each month in (1), what was
the total number of cancelled elective surgeries by area health service?
(3) Are there currently any
restrictions on elective surgeries?
(4) If yes to (3), which surgery
categories are under restriction, and in what locations?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
is not possible to provide the requested information in the time required and I
therefore ask the honourable member to place this question on notice.