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100 to 199 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Goulburn 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 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 35 NP 1.9 days 65
2015–16 26 NP 1.8 days 62
2014–15 34 NP 1.9 days 63
2013–14 35 NP 1.9 days 78
2012–13 35 NP 2.0 days 69
2011–12 29 NP 2.1 days 57

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, there were a total of 78 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.5 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.6 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 78 1.5 days 1.6 days 116
2015–16 61 1.7 days 1.6 days 102
2014–15 54 1.8 days 1.6 days 97
2013–14 51 1.3 days 1.6 days 68
2012–13 57 1.2 days 1.6 days 66
2011–12 63 1.3 days 1.6 days 80

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 18 NP 1.9 days 43
2015–16 21 NP 1.9 days 48
2014–15 23 NP 2.0 days 53
2013–14 34 NP 2.0 days 94
2012–13 26 NP 2.0 days 71
2011–12 34 NP 2.2 days 82

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 2.5 days 15
2015–16 7 NP 2.6 days 30
2014–15 8 NP 2.7 days 29
2013–14 <5 NP 2.7 days 14
2012–13 5 NP 2.8 days 18
2011–12 12 NP 3.0 days 38

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 2016–17, there were a total of 52 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.3 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.4 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 52 3.3 days 4.4 days 171
2015–16 49 NP 4.4 days 203
2014–15 50 3.9 days 4.8 days 195
2013–14 50 3.8 days 5.0 days 192
2012–13 57 4.7 days 5.2 days 268
2011–12 43 NP 5.5 days 217

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 2016–17, there were a total of 56 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.5 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 56 3.2 days 4.5 days 177
2015–16 44 NP 4.7 days 184
2014–15 53 3.8 days 5.0 days 200
2013–14 35 NP 5.3 days 124
2012–13 58 5.2 days 5.6 days 301
2011–12 47 NP 6.1 days 271

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.
2015–16 <5 NP 2.0 days <5
2013–14 <5 NP 2.3 days 21
2012–13 <5 NP 2.4 days 5
2011–12 8 NP 2.5 days 28

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