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Length of stay in hospital

Number of stays

A stay in hospital, termed patient admission, represents a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, surgical, medical, other acute care, mental health, rehabilitation care, palliative care and other subacute and non-acute care.

All patient admissions

Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.

Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.

If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17
Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.
Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.
If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.
Childbirth 185 171 181 183 149
Surgical (emergency) 88 89 111 89 101
Surgical (non-emergency) 1,511 1,661 1,647 1,567 1,561
Medical (emergency) 1,071 1,283 1,248 1,082 1,080
Medical (non-emergency) 1,445 1,619 1,430 1,752 2,031
Other acute (emergency) 23 24 33 22 32
Other acute (non-emergency) 871 969 1,085 1,090 974
Mental health 0 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation 41 42 0 0 0
Palliative 37 41 49 52 49
Other subacute and non-acute <5 <5 17 35 31
Total 5,272 5,899 5,801 5,872 6,008