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

Blacktown Hospital

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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.

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.
Childbirth 3,044 3,123 2,954 3,194 3,222
Surgical (emergency) 2,120 2,197 2,240 2,385 2,507
Surgical (non-emergency) 3,411 3,445 3,393 3,234 3,144
Medical (emergency) 12,154 16,145 16,040 18,417 21,389
Medical (non-emergency) 5,128 5,065 4,968 5,156 6,547
Other acute (emergency) 975 892 1,001 912 998
Other acute (non-emergency) 1,563 1,641 1,706 1,666 1,728
Mental health 931 913 1,017 1,398 1,396
Rehabilitation 138 143 124 91 112
Palliative 12 19 9 5 147
Other subacute and non-acute 105 113 63 72 107
Total 29,581 33,696 33,515 36,530 41,297