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Question Without Notice No. 218 asked in the Legislative Council on 17 March 2020 by Hon Simon O’Brien

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 17 March 2020

PAEDIATRIC EAR, NOSE AND THROAT SURGERY

218. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the parliamentary secretary representing the Minister for Health:

As at 31 December 2019, what were the waiting times for a child to access ear, nose and throat surgery at each of the following hospitals —

(a) Perth Children's Hospital;

(b) Fiona Stanley Hospital;

(c) Joondalup Health Campus;

(d) Rockingham General Hospital; and

(e) St John of God Midland Public Hospital?

Hon ALANNA CLOHESY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(a)–(e) The information on median wait time in days as at 31 December 2019 for paediatric ear, nose and throat elective surgery at specified sites is provided in tabular form by hospital and in three categories. I seek leave to have that table incorporated into Hansard.

Leave granted.

The following material was incorporated —

Hospital

Category 1 (30 Days)

Category 2 (90 Days)

Category 3 (365 Days)

(a)

Perth Children's Hospital

14

40

215

(b)

Fiona Stanley Hospital

0

66

201

(c)

Joondalup Health Campus

0

32

130

(d)

Rockingham General Hospital

0

39

189

(e)

St John Of God Midland Hospital

0

25

123

Data inclusive of patients age from 0–16.

Data includes only Reportable Procedures consistent with National definitions.