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Patient admissions

Admissions are defined as the administrative process by which a hospital records the commencement of a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, medical, surgical, and specialist mental health.

All patient admissions

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16
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 1,318 1,306 1,348 1,349 1,423
Medical (emergency) 12,773 8,922 9,403 10,321 11,477
Medical (other) 15,068 14,746 15,312 16,578 18,814
Specialist mental health 491 483 512 481 476
Surgical (emergency) 1,758 1,820 2,032 2,034 2,149
Surgical (other) 4,645 4,591 5,385 5,106 4,847
Total 36,053 31,868 33,992 35,869 39,186