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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 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 2016–17, there were a total of 53 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.9 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 53 2.2 days 1.9 days 117
2015–16 33 NP 1.9 days 57
2014–15 74 1.9 days 2.0 days 140
2013–14 55 1.8 days 2.0 days 98
2012–13 47 NP 2.1 days 91
2011–12 45 NP 2.1 days 94

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 61 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.0 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 61 2.0 days 2.0 days 124
2015–16 59 1.4 days 2.0 days 84
2014–15 64 1.8 days 1.9 days 112
2013–14 68 1.7 days 1.9 days 115
2012–13 61 1.8 days 2.0 days 107
2011–12 54 1.6 days 2.0 days 87

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 36 NP 1.8 days 48
2015–16 30 NP 1.9 days 43
2014–15 39 NP 1.9 days 60
2013–14 29 NP 1.9 days 52
2012–13 26 NP 2.0 days 31
2011–12 22 NP 2.1 days 50

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 39 NP 2.5 days 91
2015–16 48 NP 2.6 days 137
2014–15 45 NP 2.7 days 133
2013–14 34 NP 2.8 days 103
2012–13 32 NP 2.9 days 98
2011–12 19 NP 2.9 days 55

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 <5 NP 2.4 days <5
2015–16 <5 NP 2.4 days 7
2014–15 <5 NP 2.6 days 13
2013–14 <5 NP 2.6 days <5
2012–13 <5 NP 2.7 days 10
2011–12 6 NP 2.8 days 17

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