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Gynaecological

Gynaecological surgery focuses on the female reproductive organs.

All gynaecological surgery: median waiting times

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for gynaecological surgery was 26 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 33 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2012–13 562 26 days 33 days
2011–12 568 29 days 33 days
2010–11 517 35 days 30 days

Hysterectomy: median waiting times

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for hysterectomy was 41 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 62 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2012–13 109 41 days 62 days
2011–12 131 54 days 63 days
2010–11 191 37 days 57 days

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

In 2012–13, 1.8% of patients waited longer than 365 days for gynaecological surgery at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.5%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2012–13 562 1.8% 1.5%
2011–12 568 0.4% 1.3%
2010–11 517 0.0% 1.1%

Hysterectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2012–13, 0.9% of patients waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy 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
2012–13 109 0.9% 1.6%
2011–12 131 0.0% 2.7%
2010–11 191 0.0% 2.4%

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures are repairs to the female reproductive system for conditions such as prolapse. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for gynaecological reconstructive procedures without complications.

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures: average length of stay

In 2011–12, there were a total of 44 stays for gynaecological reconstructive procedures, of which 86% were overnight stays.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2011–12 38 2.4 days 2.0 days 90
2010–11 42 2.3 days 2.2 days 95
2009–10 40 2.5 days 2.3 days 98

Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus (or womb). The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a hysterectomy without complications and where there was no malignant cancer.

Hysterectomy: average length of stay

In 2011–12, there were a total of 96 stays for hysterectomy, 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 96 2.2 days 2.8 days 207
2010–11 143 2.3 days 2.9 days 324
2009–10 102 2.9 days 3.1 days 297