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Jan 17

Coping with an unprecedented increase in patients in a new Emergency Department

QEII Jubilee Hospital is an urban district hospital on the South side of Brisbane with 181 inpatient beds. In October 2013, we opened a new, larger Emergency Department, but with no increase in inpatient beds. Over the next 3 years, attendances rose from a relatively consistent 37,000 patients per annum to 56,000, putting considerable strain … Continue reading Coping with an unprecedented increase in patients in a new Emergency Department