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Patient admissions

Admissions are defined as the administrative process by which a hospital records the commencement of a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, medical, surgical, and specialist mental health.

All patient admissions

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16
If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as ‘<5’ and is excluded from the total count.
Childbirth 433 451 487 420 428
Medical (emergency) 2,933 2,554 2,625 2,834 3,075
Medical (other) 3,884 4,345 4,218 4,147 4,108
Specialist mental health 179 220 248 255 299
Surgical (emergency) 479 421 430 408 333
Surgical (other) 1,111 1,107 1,275 1,172 1,157
Total 9,019 9,098 9,283 9,236 9,400