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200 to 500 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

The Children's Hospital at Westmead

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Length of stay in hospital

Number of stays

A stay in hospital, termed patient admission, represents a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, surgical, medical, other acute care, mental health, rehabilitation care, palliative care and other subacute and non-acute care.

All patient admissions

Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.

Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.

If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17
Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.
Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.
If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.
Childbirth 0 <5 0 0 <5
Surgical (emergency) 1,960 1,854 2,073 1,817 1,787
Surgical (non-emergency) 5,577 5,683 5,440 5,551 5,618
Medical (emergency) 10,836 11,680 12,516 12,594 12,807
Medical (non-emergency) 10,112 10,476 10,111 9,774 10,756
Other acute (emergency) 297 520 542 703 745
Other acute (non-emergency) 1,166 1,237 1,361 1,357 1,468
Mental health 94 84 113 138 174
Rehabilitation <5 24 50 36 98
Palliative <5 251 293 278 277
Other subacute and non-acute 0 0 0 0 <5
Total 30,042 31,809 32,499 32,248 33,730