Search control section

Left hand navigation section

Surgeries & procedures

Gynaecological

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 40 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
2013–14 39 1.8 days 2.0 days 70
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 2013–14, there were a total of 64 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 64 3.2 days 2.8 days 206
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