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

Armidale 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 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 24 NP 1.9 days 44
2015–16 26 NP 1.8 days 49
2014–15 31 NP 1.9 days 71
2013–14 53 2.6 days 1.9 days 140
2012–13 36 NP 2.0 days 100
2011–12 33 NP 2.1 days 64

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

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 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 39 NP 1.6 days 83
2015–16 63 1.7 days 1.6 days 108
2014–15 47 NP 1.6 days 60
2013–14 62 1.3 days 1.6 days 78
2012–13 67 1.5 days 1.6 days 102
2011–12 60 1.4 days 1.6 days 84

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

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 2016–17 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 11 NP 1.9 days 13
2015–16 18 NP 1.9 days 25
2014–15 17 NP 2.0 days 31
2013–14 20 NP 2.0 days 35
2012–13 12 NP 2.0 days 27
2011–12 10 NP 2.2 days 24

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 2016–17 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 30 NP 2.5 days 52
2015–16 31 NP 2.6 days 59
2014–15 28 NP 2.7 days 72
2013–14 25 NP 2.7 days 70
2012–13 34 NP 2.8 days 105
2011–12 31 NP 3.0 days 99

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

Knee replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged knee joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for knee replacements without complications.

Knee replacement: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 61 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.4 days.

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 61 3.0 days 4.4 days 181
2015–16 51 3.1 days 4.4 days 160
2014–15 49 NP 4.8 days 164
2013–14 54 3.8 days 5.0 days 205
2012–13 28 NP 5.2 days 127
2011–12 41 NP 5.5 days 229

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

Hip replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged hip joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for hip replacements without complications.

Hip replacement: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 64 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.5 days.

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 64 3.9 days 4.5 days 251
2015–16 43 NP 4.7 days 210
2014–15 39 NP 5.0 days 177
2013–14 39 NP 5.3 days 190
2012–13 37 NP 5.6 days 219
2011–12 35 NP 6.1 days 198

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