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

Murwillumbah Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for childbirth

Vaginal delivery is the birth of one or more babies through the birth canal or vagina. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a vaginal delivery without complications.

Vaginal delivery: 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 7 NP 2.6 days 7
2015–16 14 NP 2.6 days 21
2014–15 50 2.4 days 2.6 days 120
2013–14 55 2.2 days 2.6 days 119
2012–13 61 2.6 days 2.8 days 159
2011–12 63 2.2 days 2.9 days 137

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

Caesarean delivery is a surgical procedure in which one or more incisions are made through a mother’s abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a caesarian delivery without complications.

Caesarean delivery: average length of stay

In 2015–16 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.
2015–16 12 NP 3.7 days 43
2014–15 42 NP 3.7 days 141
2013–14 59 3.5 days 3.7 days 205
2012–13 70 3.6 days 3.8 days 255
2011–12 65 3.5 days 4.0 days 230

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