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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected medical conditions

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin and underlying tissue, which is usually treated with antibiotics. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for cellulitis without complications.

Cellulitis: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 352 stays at this hospital for cellulitis, of which 93% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.1 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 327 3.1 days 2.9 days 1,004
2015–16 253 3.6 days 3.0 days 904
2014–15 225 3.7 days 3.1 days 832
2013–14 215 3.9 days 3.2 days 841
2012–13 183 3.7 days 3.4 days 670
2011–12 190 3.3 days 3.5 days 620

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease characterised by narrowing of the airways and reduced lung volume. This condition is commonly caused by smoking or other lung irritants, and includes diagnoses such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for COPD without and with complications.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 189 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 96% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.5 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 182 4.5 days 3.9 days 826
2015–16 157 4.9 days 4.0 days 769
2014–15 165 5.5 days 4.2 days 903
2013–14 211 4.7 days 4.4 days 989
2012–13 216 5.5 days 4.5 days 1,186
2011–12 191 5.1 days 4.8 days 976

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 56 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications), of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 7.1 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 6.6 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 56 7.1 days 6.6 days 397
2015–16 72 9.1 days 6.8 days 656
2014–15 69 10.7 days 7.2 days 736
2013–14 74 10.1 days 7.6 days 750
2012–13 72 9.5 days 7.8 days 681
2011–12 79 9.7 days 8.4 days 765

Heart failure is a chronic heart condition that occurs when the heart is unable to provide sufficient pressure to maintain blood flow around the body. It includes cardiac shock, which occurs when blood flow to vital organs is inadequate for normal function. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for heart failure without and with complications.

Heart failure (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 226 stays at this hospital for heart failure (without complications), of which 96% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 5.6 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 218 5.6 days 4.1 days 1,231
2015–16 171 5.9 days 4.0 days 1,011
2014–15 156 5.2 days 4.1 days 806
2013–14 191 6.0 days 4.4 days 1,142
2012–13 183 5.7 days 4.6 days 1,037
2011–12 164 5.9 days 4.8 days 966

Heart failure (with complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 157 stays at this hospital for heart failure (with complications), of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 10.3 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 8.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 157 10.3 days 8.1 days 1,612
2015–16 126 10.9 days 8.2 days 1,379
2014–15 153 10.3 days 8.5 days 1,578
2013–14 129 10.1 days 8.9 days 1,305
2012–13 129 10.6 days 9.1 days 1,365
2011–12 124 11.9 days 9.6 days 1,471

Kidney and urinary tract infections occur frequently but can occasionally be severe enough to require treatment in hospital. The data presented here relate to those patients who stayed one or more nights for kidney and urinary tract infections without and with complications.

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 221 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications), of which 79% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 174 3.9 days 2.4 days 671
2015–16 157 3.7 days 2.5 days 582
2014–15 166 3.7 days 2.6 days 615
2013–14 161 4.3 days 2.7 days 695
2012–13 178 4.2 days 2.8 days 747
2011–12 137 4.4 days 3.0 days 601

Kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 169 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications), of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 7.3 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 5.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 169 7.3 days 5.9 days 1,235
2015–16 154 7.5 days 5.9 days 1,158
2014–15 136 9.2 days 6.4 days 1,249
2013–14 168 8.4 days 6.6 days 1,403
2012–13 177 9.6 days 7.1 days 1,708
2011–12 161 8.9 days 7.3 days 1,433