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Gynaecological

Gynaecological surgery focuses on the female reproductive organs.

All gynaecological surgery: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for gynaecological surgery was 45 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 34 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 766 45 days 34 days
2012–13 672 33 days 33 days
2011–12 697 42 days 32 days
2010–11 615 65 days 30 days

Hysterectomy: median waiting times

In 2013–14, the median waiting time for hysterectomy was 51 days at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 62 days.

Year Number of surgeries Median waiting time Peer group average
2013–14 83 51 days 62 days
2012–13 77 36 days 61 days
2011–12 81 63 days 54 days
2010–11 79 76 days 48 days

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

In 2013–14, 0.9% 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
2013–14 766 0.9% 1.5%
2012–13 672 0.7% 1.6%
2011–12 697 1.6% 1.2%
2010–11 615 4.2% 1.2%

Hysterectomy: percentage of patients who waited longer than 365 days

In 2013–14, 1.2% of patients waited longer than 365 days for hysterectomy at this hospital, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4%.

Year Number of surgeries Patients who waited more than 365 days for surgery Peer group average
2013–14 83 1.2% 2.4%
2012–13 77 0.0% 3.2%
2011–12 81 2.5% 2.5%
2010–11 79 3.8% 2.5%

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 2012–13, there were a total of 41 stays for gynaecological reconstructive procedures, of which 98% were overnight stays.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2012–13 40 1.9 days 2.1 days 77
2011–12 31 2.2 days 2.2 days 69
2010–11 17 2.8 days 2.3 days 47
2009–10 19 1.5 days 2.3 days 29

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 2012–13, there were a total of 65 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
2012–13 65 3.2 days 2.9 days 205
2011–12 52 3.4 days 3.0 days 178
2010–11 57 3.6 days 3.2 days 208
2009–10 47 3.9 days 3.3 days 183