Measuring Progress in North & North-West Tasmania (2014–20)

2014 Latest data
Health
Departing Emergency Department (ED) within 4 hours[1]
  • Launceston General Hospital (LGH)
63.8% 54% (–9.8%)
  • North-West Regional Hospital (NWRH)
77.4% 64% (–13.4%)
  • Mersey Community Hospital (MCH)
78.6% 76% (–2.6%)
Proportion of Category 2 (imminently life-threatening) ED patients seen on time[2]
  • LGH
85.3% 67% (–18.3%)
  • NWRH
86.6% 86% (–0.6%)
  • MCH
78.8% 82% (+3.2%)
Waiting list for elective surgery (all categories)[3]
  • LGH
3,666 3,909 (+243)
  • NWRH
795 1,043 (+248)
  • MCH
707 964 (+257)
Median waiting time for elective surgery (all procedures)[4]
  • LGH
62 days 52 days (–10 days)
  • NWRH
42 days 74 days (+32 days)
  • MCH
34 days 40 days (+6 days)
Jobs[5]
Number of unemployed
  • North
5,600  4,500 (–1,100)
  • North-West
4,700  3,300 (–1,400)
Newstart[6]
Number on Newstart
  • North
4,837  4,915 (+78)
  • North-West
4,517  4,473 (–44)

[1] Health System Dashboard September quarter 2019 (December 2019); Your Health and Human Services Progress Chart, March quarter 2014 (June 2014). [2] Health System Dashboard September quarter 2019 (December 2019); Your Health and Human Services Progress Chart, March quarter 2014 (June 2014). [3] Health System Dashboard September quarter 2019 (December 2019); Your Health and Human Services Progress Chart, March quarter 2014 (June 2014). [4] Health System Dashboard September quarter 2019 (December 2019); Your Health and Human Services Progress Chart, March quarter 2014 (June 2014). [5] ABS 6281.0.55.001, Regional Labour Markets, Original year average. [6] DSS Payment Demographic Data, Department of Social Services.