Table 1

ED presentations for 2016 and provision of ICU services across study hospital sites in SES LHD and IS LHD

SES LHD and SCHNED presentations 2016*ICUIS LHDED presentations 2016*ICU
Prince of Wales Hospital54 443Shellharbour Hospital29 479
Royal Hospital for Women, SydneyNot applicable✓†Shoalhaven Hospital38 039
St George Hospital76 228Wollongong Hospital61 348
Sutherland Hospital50 025
Sydney Children’s Hospital36 700
Total217 396128 899
  • *Calculated using quarterly data of presentations to EDs (January–December 2016) via Bureau of Health Information interactive data portal Healthcare Observer.47

  • †Acute care service.

  • ED, emergency department; ICU, intensive care unit; IS, Illawarra Shoalhaven; LHD, Local Health District; SCHN, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network; SES, South Eastern Sydney.