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Gynaecological

Gynaecological surgery focuses on the female reproductive organs.

This section shows the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by gynaecological surgeons, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days. It also shows the median waiting time for hysterectomy, and the percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days.

Surgery by gynaecological surgeons: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for elective surgery performed by gynaecological surgeons was 10 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 29 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 678 10 days 29 days
2014–15 688 8 days 35 days
2013–14 642 7 days 33 days
2012–13 739 7 days 35 days
2011–12 589 1 day 37 days

Surgery by gynaecological 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 gynaecological 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
2015–16 678 0.0% 0.1%
2014–15 688 0.0% 0.4%
2013–14 642 0.0% 0.5%
2012–13 739 0.0% 0.7%
2011–12 589 0.0% 0.3%

Hysterectomy: median waiting times

In 2015–16, the median waiting time for hysterectomy was 23 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 39 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group median
2015–16 30 23 days 39 days
2014–15 67 29 days 45 days
2013–14 53 31 days 42 days
2012–13 64 21 days 48 days
2011–12 58 25 days 52 days

Hysterectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2015–16 reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

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 30 NP 0.2%
2014–15 67 0.0% 0.5%
2013–14 53 0.0% 1.3%
2012–13 64 0.0% 1.0%
2011–12 58 0.0% 0.6%

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 2013–14, there were a total of 31 stays for gynaecological reconstructive procedures, 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 31 2.7 days 2.0 days 85
2012–13 33 2.6 days 2.1 days 86
2011–12 28 2.7 days 2.3 days 75
2010–11 27 2.4 days 2.2 days 66
2009–10 27 2.3 days 2.3 days 61

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 2013–14, there were a total of 52 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
2013–14 52 2.7 days 2.7 days 138
2012–13 69 2.6 days 2.8 days 182
2011–12 74 2.6 days 3.0 days 192
2010–11 80 2.5 days 3.1 days 196
2009–10 59 2.5 days 3.2 days 148