FAQs for consumers on elective surgery

Australian hospitals recommenced elective surgery, investigations and procedures on 27 April 2020, following a National Cabinet decision.

The Commission developed the frequently asked questions below to help consumers, patients and carers to understand what these changes mean for them in the COVID-19 environment.

FAQs for clinicians on elective surgery

Australian hospitals recommenced elective surgery, investigations and procedures on 27 April 2020, following a National Cabinet decision.

The Commission has developed the frequently asked questions below to support health service organisations and clinicians to implement these requirements in the COVID-19 environment.

COVID-19

The following information is provided regarding Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection prevention and control and medicines.