In New South Wales (NSW), on time elective surgery performance remains strong and is one of the best in the country. The surgery team in the NSW Ministry of Health works in partnership with Local Health Districts and Specialty Health Networks to maintain and improve access to elective surgery.
We aim to:
If you or someone you care for needs or is considering elective surgery in a NSW public hospital, you might have some questions.
The following resources answer many of the frequently asked questions received by NSW Health.
NSW Health policy documents guide the management of elective surgery in the NSW public health system.
Resources are available for NSW Health staff to support policy implementation.
Resources to access information about Net Zero surgery
Resources and links for NSW Health staff regarding COVID-19 and elective surgery in NSW.
Visit the NSW Health website for the latest information on COVID-19.