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Surgeries & procedures

Urological

Urological surgery is performed on the organs of the urinary system (such as the kidneys and bladder), including organs of the male reproductive system.

All urological surgery: median waiting times

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for urological surgery was 37 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 25 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2012–13 362 37 days 25 days
2011–12 339 37 days 23 days
2010–11 292 36 days 23 days

Cystoscopy: median waiting times

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for cystoscopy was 29 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 22 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2012–13 214 29 days 22 days
2011–12 235 35 days 20 days
2010–11 213 35 days 21 days

Prostatectomy: median waiting times

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for prostatectomy was 61 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 32 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2012–13 55 61 days 32 days
2011–12 45 57 days 28 days
2010–11 31 78 days 26 days

All urological surgery: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2012–13, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for urological surgery at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.0%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2012–13 362 0.0% 1.0%
2011–12 339 1.8% 0.6%
2010–11 292 1.4% 0.4%

Cystoscopy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2012–13, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for cystoscopy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.9%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2012–13 214 0.0% 0.9%
2011–12 235 1.3% 0.4%
2010–11 213 0.0% 0.3%

Prostatectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2012–13, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for prostatectomy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.6%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2012–13 55 0.0% 1.6%
2011–12 45 6.7% 0.9%
2010–11 31 12.9% 1.3%

Prostate removal is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland, most commonly performed through the urethra. The data presented here relate to men who stayed one or more nights for transurethral prostate removal without complications.

Prostate removal: average length of stay

In 2011–12, there were a total of 23 stays for prostate removal, of which 100% were overnight stays.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2011–12 23 3.1 days 2.6 days 72
2010–11 26 3.0 days 2.5 days 78
2009–10 26 3.4 days 2.7 days 89