Emergency Department data


Emergency department live activity

The table below provides an up-to-date view of the status of the emergency department in each of the metropolitan hospitals that contains an emergency department.

Preview of Emergency Department (ED) figures at Saturday, 04 December 2021 06:57 PM
Hospital Triage 4 patients
average waiting time
(minutes)
Number of
patients waiting
to be seen in ED
Total patients
in ED
Armadale Hospital1 21 4 29
Fiona Stanley Hospital 70 9 70
Joondalup Health Campus 42 17 72
King Edward Memorial Hospital For Women 0 0 1
Peel Health Campus 46 5 28
Perth Children's Hospital 75 9 47
Rockingham General Hospital 51 8 28
Royal Perth Hospital 52 9 42
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital 0 3 44
St John of God Midland Public Hospital 15 10 51
Information provided here serves as a guide only. Patients are advised they should attend their nearest emergency department if they require urgent medical attention.

Triage categories are allocated to each patient based on an assessment of their presenting conditions, generally by the triage nurse, with triage 1 being the most urgent and triage 5 being the least urgent. The average waiting time that is displayed on the web page is for patients who have been assessed as triage 4, since that is the most frequently allocated triage category. Patients are always seen in order of clinical urgency.

1Construction works to upgrade the Armadale Hospital Emergency Department are underway. You may experience some noise and disruption during this period.

For further information about triage categories, visit Australasian College of Emergency Medicine website.