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100 to 199 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Auburn Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected surgical procedures

Appendix removal is a surgical procedure, either through keyhole surgery or open surgery. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for the removal of the appendix without either complications, malignant cancer or peritonitis.

Appendix removal: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 65 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 65 2.0 days 1.9 days 132
2015–16 81 2.0 days 1.8 days 162
2014–15 100 2.6 days 1.9 days 261
2013–14 97 2.0 days 1.9 days 197
2012–13 70 2.2 days 2.0 days 154
2011–12 84 2.4 days 2.1 days 201

Gallbladder removal, or cholecystectomy, is a surgical procedure generally performed to treat a patient for gallstones. The data presented here relate to patients who had their gallbladder removed using keyhole surgery and who stayed one or more nights without complications.

Gallbladder removal: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 164 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 98% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.7 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.6 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 160 1.7 days 1.6 days 277
2015–16 198 1.8 days 1.6 days 358
2014–15 183 2.0 days 1.6 days 365
2013–14 172 1.8 days 1.6 days 307
2012–13 181 1.6 days 1.6 days 294
2011–12 191 1.7 days 1.6 days 332

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 all years reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2016–17 15 NP 1.9 days 34
2015–16 23 NP 1.9 days 61
2014–15 14 NP 2.0 days 31
2013–14 20 NP 2.0 days 55
2012–13 18 NP 2.0 days 44
2011–12 11 NP 2.2 days 32

NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

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 all years reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2016–17 18 NP 2.5 days 53
2015–16 28 NP 2.6 days 91
2014–15 23 NP 2.7 days 79
2013–14 23 NP 2.7 days 87
2012–13 22 NP 2.8 days 81
2011–12 25 NP 3.0 days 87

NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.