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

Campbelltown Hospital

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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 805 stays at this hospital for cellulitis, of which 90% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.3 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.0 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 722 3.3 days 3.0 days 2,361
2015–16 619 3.6 days 3.0 days 2,206
2014–15 463 3.7 days 3.2 days 1,735
2013–14 502 3.7 days 3.3 days 1,856
2012–13 459 3.9 days 3.5 days 1,774
2011–12 467 3.9 days 3.7 days 1,828

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 482 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 83% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.6 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.7 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 400 3.6 days 3.7 days 1,423
2015–16 336 4.3 days 3.8 days 1,450
2014–15 272 5.4 days 3.9 days 1,459
2013–14 350 5.7 days 4.2 days 1,979
2012–13 365 5.1 days 4.4 days 1,848
2011–12 364 5.2 days 4.8 days 1,909

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

In 2016–17, there were a total of 127 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications), of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 8.4 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
2016–17 126 8.4 days 6.6 days 1,060
2015–16 116 7.5 days 6.5 days 873
2014–15 115 10.9 days 6.9 days 1,250
2013–14 76 8.4 days 7.0 days 637
2012–13 119 10.1 days 7.7 days 1,196
2011–12 84 9.0 days 8.3 days 754

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 287 stays at this hospital for heart failure (without complications), of which 85% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.1 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.0 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 245 4.1 days 4.0 days 1,008
2015–16 175 4.1 days 4.1 days 719
2014–15 166 4.5 days 4.2 days 753
2013–14 148 4.3 days 4.4 days 632
2012–13 191 4.2 days 4.5 days 801
2011–12 186 5.1 days 4.9 days 945

Heart failure (with complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 106 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 9.3 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 8.0 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 106 9.3 days 8.0 days 981
2015–16 82 8.8 days 8.1 days 723
2014–15 87 10.5 days 8.4 days 911
2013–14 75 9.2 days 8.4 days 687
2012–13 75 10.0 days 8.9 days 747
2011–12 67 9.0 days 9.7 days 606

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 457 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications), of which 84% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.6 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.5 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 385 2.6 days 2.5 days 1,010
2015–16 307 2.9 days 2.5 days 886
2014–15 276 3.3 days 2.8 days 913
2013–14 308 3.3 days 2.8 days 1,006
2012–13 252 3.5 days 3.0 days 893
2011–12 306 3.5 days 3.1 days 1,080

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

In 2016–17, there were a total of 172 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications), of which 98% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 5.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 5.6 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 169 5.9 days 5.6 days 1,004
2015–16 173 5.5 days 5.8 days 943
2014–15 164 7.0 days 6.4 days 1,153
2013–14 117 7.6 days 6.5 days 887
2012–13 116 7.0 days 7.1 days 814
2011–12 114 8.0 days 7.5 days 911