Search control section

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

Campbelltown Hospital

Left hand navigation section

Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for childbirth

Vaginal delivery is the birth of one or more babies through the birth canal or vagina. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a vaginal delivery without complications.

Vaginal delivery: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 1,707 stays at this hospital for vaginal delivery, of which 94% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.4 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 1,608 2.4 days 2.3 days 3,792
2015–16 1,530 2.3 days 2.3 days 3,588
2014–15 1,422 2.4 days 2.3 days 3,358
2013–14 1,399 2.4 days 2.3 days 3,329
2012–13 1,401 2.4 days 2.4 days 3,389
2011–12 1,389 2.4 days 2.5 days 3,350

Caesarean delivery is a surgical procedure in which one or more incisions are made through a mother’s abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a caesarian delivery without complications.

Caesarean delivery: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 576 stays at this hospital for caesarean delivery, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.8 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 576 3.8 days 3.3 days 2,185
2015–16 531 4.0 days 3.3 days 2,146
2014–15 527 4.1 days 3.4 days 2,154
2013–14 549 4.1 days 3.4 days 2,232
2012–13 556 3.9 days 3.5 days 2,187
2011–12 507 4.0 days 3.6 days 2,051