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More than 500 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Nepean 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 3,727 3,653 3,873 3,848 4,145
Surgical (emergency) 4,129 4,203 3,960 4,413 5,000
Surgical (non-emergency) 5,789 6,130 6,505 6,071 6,253
Medical (emergency) 23,632 22,759 20,908 21,244 24,184
Medical (non-emergency) 19,147 20,303 21,980 21,807 21,711
Other acute (emergency) 913 879 876 836 945
Other acute (non-emergency) 1,108 1,104 1,082 1,100 1,306
Mental health 1,132 1,083 1,425 1,539 1,923
Rehabilitation 534 567 615 697 632
Palliative 466 424 501 551 438
Other subacute and non-acute 314 313 267 192 214
Total 60,891 61,418 61,992 62,298 66,751