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WA Public Hospital Activity

Ambulance ramping (in hours) for Thursday 13/12/2018

Ramping refers to the length of time in excess of 20 minutes that a St John Ambulance Australia (SJAA) ambulance waits at a given hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) from its arrival at ED until the ambulance is available to return to active service.

During instances of ambulance ramping, patients are physically located in the ED but remain in the care of ambulance officers or paramedics.

For ramping hours, the closer the number is to 0 indicates better performance.

To find out more see ambulance ramping explained.

Figures are provided by St John Ambulance Western Australia

Hospital Thursday
13-Dec-18
Armadale/Kelmscott District Memorial Hospital 2.8
Fiona Stanley Hospital 1.3
Joondalup Health Campus 16.7
King Edward Memorial Hospital For Women 0.0
Peel Health Campus 4.2
Perth Children's Hospital 0.0
Rockingham General Hospital 0.0
Royal Perth Hospital 6.1
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital 6.4
St John of God Midland Public Hospital 7.0
Total Ambulance ramping 44.6

  • Data are added to the tables below by 9.30.a.m. on each weekday, excluding public holidays, about Emergency Department activity for the previous day.
  • Where N/A is displayed, data is not available.
  • Figures shown in the table are rounded to one decimal place. The total ambulance ramping figure is calculated using actual numbers that contain more than one decimal place, and therefore the total figures may be slightly different to those calculated using the rounded figures in the table.

Off Stretcher - Percentage of Patients Off Stretcher within 20 minutes for Thursday 13/12/2018

Off Stretcher is the length of time between the arrival of an ambulance at a hospital Emergency Department (ED) and the point in time that the patient is transferred from the care of the St John Ambulance Australia (SJAA) crew to the care of the ED staff. This report displays the percentage of patients that are handed over to the care of ED staff within 20 minutes. For Off Stretcher time, the closer the numbers are to 100% indicates better performance.

Figures are provided by St John Ambulance Western Australia

Data are added to the tables below by 9.30.a.m. on each weekday, excluding public holidays, about Emergency Department activity for the previous day.

Hospital Thursday
13-Dec-18
Armadale/Kelmscott District Memorial Hospital 56.7%
Fiona Stanley Hospital 49.4%
Joondalup Health Campus 29.6%
King Edward Memorial Hospital For Women 66.7%
Peel Health Campus 44.8%
Perth Children's Hospital 77.8%
Rockingham General Hospital 48.3%
Royal Perth Hospital 41.5%
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital 42.4%
St John of God Midland Public Hospital 29.3%
Combined Off Stretcher (% within 20 minutes) 48.6%

  • Where N/A is displayed, data is not available.