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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 2014–15 there were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
- There were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2014–15 0 - 2.0 days 0
2011–12 <5 NP 2.2 days <5

- There were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.

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 14 NP 1.3 days 17
2015–16 27 NP 1.3 days 32
2014–15 32 NP 1.3 days 34
2013–14 52 1.1 days 1.3 days 58
2012–13 36 NP 1.4 days 44
2011–12 42 NP 1.4 days 54

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 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 <5 NP 1.9 days <5
2015–16 9 NP 1.9 days 16
2014–15 7 NP 2.0 days 7
2013–14 9 NP 2.0 days 15
2012–13 15 NP 2.1 days 25
2011–12 11 NP 2.2 days 23

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 <5 NP 2.4 days <5
2015–16 <5 NP 2.5 days 12
2013–14 6 NP 2.8 days 16
2012–13 6 NP 2.9 days 17
2011–12 10 NP 3.1 days 29

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

Prostate removal is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland, most commonly performed through the urethra. The data presented here relate to men who stayed one or more nights for transurethral prostate removal without complications.

Prostate removal: 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 13 NP 2.1 days 31
2015–16 9 NP 2.1 days 23
2014–15 10 NP 2.2 days 28
2013–14 8 NP 2.4 days 19
2012–13 7 NP 2.3 days 17
2011–12 9 NP 2.3 days 33

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