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Fewer than 50 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Cessnock 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.

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.

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.
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 0 0 0 0 0
Surgical (emergency) 20 22 12 13 13
Surgical (non-emergency) 1,012 964 889 928 842
Medical (emergency) 2,257 2,308 2,216 2,021 2,139
Medical (non-emergency) 517 464 507 432 517
Other acute (emergency) <5 0 <5 <5 <5
Other acute (non-emergency) 270 269 290 504 606
Mental health 0 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation <5 <5 0 0 0
Palliative 14 13 9 25 30
Other subacute and non-acute 17 8 27 20 <5
Total 4,107 4,048 3,950 3,943 4,147