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Adobe PDF format  Special Report 83 Managing Elective Day Surgery

The Comptroller and Auditor General has carried out a review of the management of elective day surgery by the Health Service Executive (HSE). The report examines day surgery rates, in the context of targets set by the HSE, and the trends in day surgery activity since 2006. The report also reviews current practices in Irish hospitals in respect of day surgery in order to identify opportunities for improvement, to establish the current level of performance monitoring and to identify the barriers to increasing day surgery rates.

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