Delivering a Healthy WA

WA Public Hospital Activity

ED activity – now

The table above provides an up- to-date view of the status of the emergency department in each of the metropolitan hospital that contains an emergency department.

Please note: The Department of Health is working with Peel Health Campus (PHC) to include PHC emergency department data in the ED live activity public reports.

Information provided here serves as a guide only. Patients are advised they should attend their nearest emergency department if they require urgent medical attention.

Triage categories are allocated to each patient based on an assessment of their presenting conditions, generally by the triage nurse, with triage 1 being the most urgent and triage 5 being the least urgent.

Patients in EDs are seen in order of illness severity, not arrival time. Options for non-urgent patients include: