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

South East Regional Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected medical conditions

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin and underlying tissue, which is usually treated with antibiotics. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for cellulitis without complications.

Cellulitis: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 118 stays at this hospital for cellulitis, of which 66% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.5 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 78 4.5 days 3.1 days 351
2015–16 103 4.7 days 3.0 days 481
2014–15 84 5.9 days 3.3 days 492
2013–14 84 5.8 days 3.4 days 488
2012–13 63 3.9 days 3.6 days 245
2011–12 79 3.9 days 3.9 days 311

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease characterised by narrowing of the airways and reduced lung volume. This condition is commonly caused by smoking or other lung irritants, and includes diagnoses such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for COPD without and with complications.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 114 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 89% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.4 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.9 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.
2016–17 101 3.4 days 3.9 days 347
2015–16 55 4.5 days 3.9 days 246
2014–15 51 5.4 days 4.1 days 276
2013–14 38 NP 4.3 days 195
2012–13 63 5.6 days 4.5 days 350
2011–12 61 5.5 days 4.9 days 333

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications): 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 16 NP 6.5 days 76
2015–16 9 NP 6.4 days 36
2014–15 9 NP 7.0 days 74
2013–14 13 NP 7.2 days 90
2012–13 6 NP 7.6 days 42
2011–12 11 NP 8.5 days 103

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications)

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

Heart failure is a chronic heart condition that occurs when the heart is unable to provide sufficient pressure to maintain blood flow around the body. It includes cardiac shock, which occurs when blood flow to vital organs is inadequate for normal function. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for heart failure without and with complications.

Heart failure (without complications): 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 48 NP 4.2 days 171
2015–16 37 NP 4.1 days 105
2014–15 27 NP 4.2 days 99
2013–14 26 NP 4.6 days 108
2012–13 29 NP 4.7 days 112
2011–12 38 NP 5.1 days 195

Heart failure (with complications): 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 12 NP 8.1 days 55
2015–16 6 NP 7.7 days 33
2014–15 6 NP 8.4 days 37
2013–14 11 NP 9.0 days 76
2012–13 8 NP 9.3 days 61
2011–12 9 NP 9.9 days 72

Heart failure (without complications)

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

Kidney and urinary tract infections occur frequently but can occasionally be severe enough to require treatment in hospital. The data presented here relate to those patients who stayed one or more nights for kidney and urinary tract infections without and with complications.

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications): 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 2.5 days 111
2015–16 54 3.3 days 2.6 days 180
2014–15 39 NP 2.8 days 144
2013–14 37 NP 2.9 days 128
2012–13 42 NP 2.9 days 150
2011–12 42 NP 3.1 days 158

Kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications): 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 17 NP 5.8 days 74
2015–16 21 NP 5.7 days 143
2014–15 7 NP 6.2 days 47
2013–14 11 NP 6.5 days 113
2012–13 7 NP 6.9 days 56
2011–12 10 NP 8.1 days 57

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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