Australian (Commonwealth) government policy on day surgery (Ambulatory Surgery) with particular emphasis on the private sector

Callanan, P.
March 2002
Ambulatory Surgery;Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p179
Academic Journal
This paper examines the growth in day surgery in Australia utilising available data for the period 1991–1992 to 1998–1999. An outline of the Australian health care system is given to provide the relevant background to the day surgery environment. The growth in day surgery will then be examined with a discussion of how this growth has lead to the need to reform, and the intended direction of this reform.


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