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50 to 99 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Blue Mountains Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected surgical procedures

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 127 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.0 day, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 126 1.0 day 1.3 days 126
2015–16 135 1.0 day 1.3 days 135
2014–15 92 1.0 day 1.3 days 92
2013–14 69 1.0 day 1.3 days 69
2012–13 66 1.0 day 1.4 days 68
2011–12 57 1.0 day 1.4 days 57

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 6 NP 1.9 days 12
2015–16 5 NP 1.9 days 8
2014–15 <5 NP 2.0 days <5
2013–14 <5 NP 2.0 days <5
2012–13 <5 NP 2.1 days <5

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 48 NP 2.4 days 122
2015–16 37 NP 2.5 days 82
2014–15 23 NP 2.7 days 58
2013–14 19 NP 2.8 days 44
2012–13 17 NP 2.9 days 47
2011–12 18 NP 3.1 days 45

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