Bariatric surgery in Tasmanian public hospitals: Investigating health service use, costs, and policy options Grant uri icon

abstract

  • Bariatric surgery is considered an effective treatment for significant obesity-related illness but it is difficult to access in Australian public hospitals. By describing Tasmanian public patients' characteristics, clinical pathways, costs and outcomes this project will support better informed decision-making about Tasmanian public hopsital services for clinically obese patients