2014-15

Welcome to the ACT Health Annual Report 2014-2015.

This report has been prepared under Section 5 (1) of the Annual Reports (Government Agencies) Act 2004 and in accordance with the requirements referred to in the Chief Minister's Annual Report Directions.

Our values of Care, Excellence, Collaboration and Integrity underpin everything we do here at ACT Health.

2014-15 was a challenging year, but we performed well in line with our vision of 'Your Health - Our Priority'.

2884 nurses, 876 doctors, 1201 health professionals, 2103 other essential staff
info graphic represent 2884 nurses

2,884*
Nurses

info graphic represent 876 doctors

876*
Doctors

info graphic represent 1201 health professionals

1,201*
Health Professionals

info graphic represent 2103 other essential staff

2,103*
Other Essential Staff

*head count

Visiting Medical Officers (VMO) not included

32980 attendances at the walk-in centre
infographic represent minor injuries

MINOR INJURIES

infographic represent minor illness

MINOR ILLNESS

32,980
attendances

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BITES & STINGS

infographic represent colds and flus

COLDS & FLU

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CUTS & ABRASIONS

42 schools participating in fresh tastes healthy food at school, 52 schools participating in ride or walk to school
graphic of school building
graphic of arrow

42 schools
participating in

fresh tastes healthy food at school
graphic of arrow

52 schools
participating in

ride or walk to school
ACT Government analytical lab samples analyzed: 1187 water samples, 4285 illitict drug samples, 2590 asbestos client samples, 118 coronial cases finalized, 1678 road traffuc samples

1187
water samples

4285
illicit drug samples

ACT Government
Analytical Laboratory
Samples Analysed
2014-15

2590
asbestos client
samples

118
coronial
cases finalised

1678
road traffic
samples

21056 adult, children and youth clients attended 53976 appointments. Over 280000 dental procedures, 6723 scale and cleans, 20462 fillings
graphic of dental chair and equipment

21,056
adult, child and
youth clients
attended
53,976
appointments

over
280,000
dental procedures

6,723
scale and cleans

20,462
fillings

73623 patients attended the Emergency Department, that's over 200 a day on average

73,623
patients attended the
Emergency Department

= 200+ per day
on average

Around
208
patients are
discharged from
hospital daily

1,391
broken arms

3,380
mums

had
3,430
babies

425,455
pharmacy
items
dispensed

number of vaccines distributed, provided and funded

Vaccines distributed to immunisation providers in the ACT 173,652

Doses provided under the National Immunisation Program 167,451

6,201 ACT Government funded vaccines

2130 food safety inspections

2,130
food safety inspections

$909 million invested in the health infrastructure program to date
$909
million has been invested
in the Health Infrastructure Program
to date
comparing the number of requests and tests between 2013-14 and 2014-15

571,650
requests

5,185,660
requests

599,443
requests

5,250,641
requests

786 capital region retrieval service instances
786
Capital Region Retrieval
Service instances
1.3 million patient meals were provided

1.3 million
patient meals provided

12,800 kg potatoes

3,100 kg carrots

4,200 kg apples

6,400 kg oranges

23,334 kg chicken products

197,000 litres of milk

85,200 loaves of bread

4921 verbal interaction with consumers for smoking on TCH campus

4,921

verbal interactions with consumers
for smoking on TCH campus