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Parliamentary Questions


Question On Notice No. 1619 asked in the Legislative Council on 14 September 2023 by Hon Donna Faragher

Question Directed to the: Leader of the House representing the Minister for Health
Parliament: 41 Session: 1


Question

(1) I refer to universal health checks undertaken upon school entry by school health nurses, and I ask: Please provide a breakdown of the number of child health checks undertaken in Kindergarten in the following years:
(a) 2021;
(b) 2022; and
(c) 2023 (to date)?
(2) Please provide a breakdown of the number of child health checks undertaken in Pre-Primary in the following years:
(a) 2021;
(b) 2022; and
(c) 2023 (to date)?

Answered on 17 October 2023

(1)(a)-(c) and (2) (a)-(c)

CAHS

Year Group

2021 school year

2022 school year

2023 school year to date

Kindergarten

24,154

23,748

21,506

Pre-Primary

2,155

2,310

2,446

 WACHS

Year Group

2021 school year

2022 school year

2023 school year to date

Kindergarten

5633

4703

3427

Pre-Primary

624

191

438