Medical Workforce Report

29 September 2017
The Western Australian public health sector (WA Health) is facing increasing pressure to meet the growing demand for healthcare services; it has the second lowest specialist to population ratio in Australia and is functioning within a tight fiscal environment, while adapting to an activity based funding/management (ABF/M) model. WA Health’s ability to deliver a high quality health service in the future will be totally dependent upon the capacity to supply, and equitably distribute, an appropriately skilled medical workforce to meet this demand. 

Medical Workforce Report 2015-16 (PDF 15MB)

The Medical Workforce Report 2015-16 should be read with consideration of the following points:

  • The information provided in the report represents ‘a point in time’ as at 30 September 2015. 
  • Assumptions and limitations are detailed on page 6 of the report

Medical Workforce Report 2013-14  (PDF 2MB)

The Medical Workforce Report 2013-14 should be read in consideration of the following points:
  • The information provided in the report represents ‘a point in time’ as at 30 September 2013.
  • Assumption and limitations are detailed from page 22 of the report.
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