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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 7 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2012–13 739 7 days unpeered
2011–12 589 1 day unpeered
2010–11 603 2 days unpeered

Hysterectomy: median waiting times

In 2012–13, the median waiting time for hysterectomy was 21 days at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2012–13 64 21 days unpeered
2011–12 58 25 days unpeered
2010–11 66 18 days unpeered

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

In 2012–13, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for gynaecological surgery at this hospital

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2012–13 739 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 589 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 603 0.0% unpeered

Hysterectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2012–13, 0.0% of patients waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy at this hospital.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2012–13 64 0.0% unpeered
2011–12 58 0.0% unpeered
2010–11 66 0.0% unpeered

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 28 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
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 2011–12, there were a total of 74 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 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