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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 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 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 2.0 days <5

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 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 19 NP 1.3 days 19
2015–16 25 NP 1.3 days 25
2014–15 18 NP 1.3 days 19
2013–14 31 NP 1.3 days 33
2012–13 35 NP 1.4 days 41
2011–12 26 NP 1.4 days 29

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 10 NP 1.9 days 11
2015–16 9 NP 1.9 days 11
2014–15 16 NP 2.0 days 23
2013–14 16 NP 2.0 days 28
2012–13 8 NP 2.1 days 14
2011–12 6 NP 2.2 days 7

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 11 NP 2.4 days 17
2015–16 12 NP 2.5 days 24
2014–15 16 NP 2.7 days 39
2013–14 10 NP 2.8 days 26
2012–13 13 NP 2.9 days 40
2011–12 9 NP 3.1 days 28

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 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 37 NP 4.3 days 153
2015–16 46 NP 4.6 days 217
2014–15 36 NP 5.2 days 170
2013–14 45 NP 5.5 days 234
2012–13 46 NP 5.8 days 246
2011–12 48 NP 6.4 days 255

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 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 29 NP 4.0 days 107
2015–16 27 NP 4.5 days 115
2014–15 34 NP 5.1 days 147
2013–14 26 NP 5.8 days 110
2012–13 34 NP 5.8 days 152
2011–12 36 NP 6.4 days 191

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 9 NP 2.1 days 18
2015–16 23 NP 2.1 days 46
2014–15 13 NP 2.2 days 26
2013–14 16 NP 2.4 days 34
2012–13 18 NP 2.3 days 40
2011–12 11 NP 2.3 days 23

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