Each year approximately 200,000 patients have elective procedures/surgery in NSW public hospitals. Patients are placed on a waiting list and given a clinical priority depending on the seriousness of their condition. Managing elective surgery patients and waiting lists is a key priority for the NSW Government and NSW Health.

NSW Health publishes a range of data, interactive statistics and reports about elective surgeries performed in the NSW public health system. 
 
More information can be found at Surgery.
 

Open data

Healthcare Observer - Bureau of Health Information

Key reports

Healthcare Quarterly - Bureau of Health Information​
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Page Updated: Friday 20 March 2020