National Healthcare Agreement: PI 14-Waiting times for GPs, 2011
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Progress measure|
|Short name:||PI 14—Waiting times for GPs, 2011|
|Description:||Length of time a person needs to wait to see a GP for an urgent appointment|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2011)|
Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
|Outcome area:||Primary and Community Health|
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 14-Waiting times for GPs, 2011 QS Health, Superseded 04/12/2012|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||15 years|
The interpretation of ‘urgent medical care’ was left to the respondent
Numerator refers to waiting time for most recent appointment with a GP in the last 12 months.
Population is limited to persons aged 15 years and over.
Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Indicator of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented as a percentage.
|Computation:||100 x (numerator ÷ denominator) calculated separately for each waiting time category (within 4 hours; more than 4 hours but within 24 hours; and more than 24 hours).|
Number of persons who reported seeing a GP (for their own health) for urgent medical care within specified waiting time categories.
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total number of persons aged 15 years and over who reported seeing a GP for urgent medical care (for their own health) in the last 12 months.|
|Denominator data elements:|
2009—State and territory, by waiting time category
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for the 2011 CRC report: 2009
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Long-term|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: P14-Waiting times for GP's, 2010
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 14-Waiting times for GPs, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PB 05-By 2012–13, 80 per cent of emergency department presentations are seen within clinically recommended triage times as recommended by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 23-Selected potentially avoidable GP-type presentations to emergency departments, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 24-GP-type services, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 35-Waiting times for emergency department care, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 58-Patient satisfaction/experience, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 60-Access to services by type of service compared to need, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 65-Net growth in health workforce, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 70-Accredited and filled clinical training positions, 2011
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