EDs – UCCs : OZ & Global

Hospitals are ranked in NSW by Level : 1-6 – (6 is highest level) – note Bulli is Level 2

Patients presenting to ED’s are Triaged by Level : 1-5 (1 is most severe)

There are a plethora of Urgent Care Centre (UCC) Models around Australia & globally –  see more on UCC’s

–  Also Caroline Colton’s insightful analysis of ED’s,  UCC’s  & after hours services at the Public Rally on July 29 2012 – see YouTube clip

note : Urgent Care Centres are often considered to cover Triage Levels 4 & 5 only

Bond University has also reported on an analysis , including costs, of ED’s & UCC’s

Aside from GP services, ED’s & UCC’s, there are other health facility models emerging in Australia – see more


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