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Urological

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

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by urological surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days. It also shows the median waiting time for cystoscopy, prostatectomy, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days for those procedures.

Surgery by urological surgeons: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by urological surgeons was 52 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 21 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 324 52 days 21 days
2014–15 352 28 days 20 days
2013–14 376 36 days 20 days
2012–13 357 37 days 19 days
2011–12 333 37 days 23 days

Surgery by urological surgeons: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for elective surgery performed by urological surgeons at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.1%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 324 0.0% 0.1%
2014–15 352 0.0% 0.3%
2013–14 376 0.0% 0.6%
2012–13 357 0.0% 0.3%
2011–12 333 1.8% 0.2%

Cystoscopy: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for cystoscopy was 48 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 21 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 188 48 days 21 days
2014–15 226 25 days 20 days
2013–14 186 28 days 20 days
2012–13 208 29 days 19 days
2011–12 229 34 days 21 days

Cystoscopy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for cystoscopy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.0%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2015–16 188 0.0% 0.0%
2014–15 226 0.0% 0.2%
2013–14 186 0.0% 0.2%
2012–13 208 0.0% 0.1%
2011–12 229 1.3% 0.1%

Prostatectomy: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for prostatectomy was 71 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 32 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 57 71 days 32 days
2014–15 59 42 days 23 days
2013–14 68 73 days 27 days
2012–13 55 61 days 22 days
2011–12 45 57 days 34 days

Prostatectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for prostatectomy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 0.0%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2015–16 57 0.0% 0.0%
2014–15 59 0.0% 0.2%
2013–14 68 0.0% 0.9%
2012–13 55 0.0% 1.2%
2011–12 45 NP 0.7%

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 2013–14, there were a total of 35 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
2013–14 35 2.9 days 2.4 days 102
2012–13 30 3.4 days 2.6 days 103
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