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

Griffith 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, there were a total of 235 stays at this hospital for vaginal delivery, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 233 2.9 days 2.3 days 669
2015–16 206 2.9 days 2.3 days 590
2014–15 226 3.0 days 2.3 days 668
2013–14 222 2.9 days 2.3 days 641
2012–13 203 3.0 days 2.4 days 600
2011–12 205 2.9 days 2.5 days 589

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 2016–17, there were a total of 105 stays at this hospital for caesarean delivery, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 105 4.0 days 3.3 days 418
2015–16 124 3.9 days 3.3 days 478
2014–15 97 3.9 days 3.4 days 375
2013–14 107 3.9 days 3.4 days 416
2012–13 106 3.8 days 3.5 days 408
2011–12 94 4.1 days 3.6 days 387