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Patients treated within triage times (graphs)

Triage category 1 | Triage category 2 | Triage category 3 | Triage category 4 | Triage category 5

The following graphs show the number of patients attending hospital Emergency Departments by triage category and the number of those receiving treatment on time.

  • Triage Category

Triage category 1

Triage category 1

How quickly patients who needed immediate care within two minutes were treated.

Triage category 2

Triage category 2

How quickly patients who needed emergency care within ten minutes were treated.

Triage category 3

Triage category 3

How quickly patients with potentially life-threatening conditions who needed care within 30 minutes were treated.

Triage category 4

Triage category 4

How quickly patients with less severe symptoms or injuries (eg. sprained ankle, migraine, earache) were treated within one hour.

Triage category 5

Triage category 5

How quickly less urgent patients who needed care within two hours were treated.

This web page is managed and authorised by Demand & Performance Evaluation of the NSW Department of Health. Last updated: 30 March, 2009

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