Australia's hospitals at a glance 2015–16

Australia's hospitals at a glance 2015–16

released: 20 Jul 2017 author: AIHW Australia’s hospitals 2015–16 at a glance provides summary information on Australia’s public and private hospitals. In 2015–16, there were 10.6 million hospitalisations (6.3 million in public hospitals, 4.3 million in private hospitals). The average length of stay was over 5 days (5.7 days in public hospitals; 5.2 days in private hospitals). 1 in 4 hospitalisations involved a surgical procedure. 27% were emergency admissions. 149,000 hospitalisations involved a stay in intensive care. 60% were same-day hospitalisations. ISSN 2205-5096 (PDF) 1036-613X (Print); ISBN 978-1-76054-146-0; Cat. no….

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Formula E: Big Apple double for flying Bird

Formula E: Big Apple double for flying Bird

Story highlights Sam Bird completes New York double First ever ePrix in Big Apple Di Grassi closes on Buemi DS Virgin racer Bird, winner of the inaugural race in the Big Apple the day before, proved the man to beat again as he capitalized on pole position for another impressive victory. The Mahindras of Nick Heidfeld and Felix Rosenqvist completed the podium in Brooklyn. Bird lost the lead to Rosenqvist in a hectic start, but he regained it on lap 10 of 49 with a superb pass and controlled proceedings…

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France's military chief resigns after clash with President Macron

France's military chief resigns after clash with President Macron

Posted July 20, 2017 09:01:58 Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron and armed forces chief Pierre de Villiers at a Bastille Day parade. (Reuters: Charles Platiau) Related Story: ‘We cannot build pride upon a lie’: Macron decries France’s Nazi past during Netanyahu visit Related Story: Daft Punk medley in Bastille Day celebrations caps Trump’s visit to France France’s armed forces chief has resigned after a dispute with President Emmanuel Macron over defence budget cuts, an early test of the newly elected leader’s mettle and the tough style he is cultivating. Key…

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Ben ‘broken’ in marathon cook-off

Ben ‘broken’ in marathon cook-off

BEN Ungermann has rocketed through to Sunday night’s MasterChef Australia Semi Final after one of the most demanding challenges in the show’s history. The 32-year-old retail manager, from Queensland, got a free pass after winning a Dinner by Heston service challenge against Diana Chan, Tamara Graffen and Karlie Verkerk. media_cameraMasterChef Top 4 — Tamara Graffen, Karlie Verkerk, Diana Chan, Ben Ungermann. Picture: SuppliedBut Ungermann says he was left “physically and mentally broken” after the marathon cook. The four contestants were each tasked with recreating a dish from Heston Blumenthal’s restaurant…

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Woman found after walking 30km circle

Woman found after walking 30km circle

A WOMAN who spent three days lost in WA’s remote Mid-West Gascoyne region thought she was going to die after walking in a 30km circle in her quest for help. Jessie Walton, 28, was reported missing by two friends after they discovered her ute, bogged and with a flat tyre, about 5km from where the trio were staying at a homestead South of Carnarvon. The mother of two was familiar with the area but found herself lost when she headed in the wrong direction for help. Wearing thongs, jeans and…

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