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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected medical conditions

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin and underlying tissue, which is usually treated with antibiotics. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for cellulitis without complications.

Cellulitis: 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 33 NP 3.7 days 158
2015–16 36 NP 3.8 days 165
2014–15 26 NP 3.9 days 97
2013–14 22 NP 3.8 days 69
2012–13 31 NP 3.8 days 152
2011–12 29 NP 4.0 days 111

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease characterised by narrowing of the airways and reduced lung volume. This condition is commonly caused by smoking or other lung irritants, and includes diagnoses such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for COPD without and with complications.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications): 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 45 NP 4.4 days 247
2015–16 29 NP 4.5 days 182
2014–15 27 NP 4.7 days 129
2013–14 34 NP 4.9 days 182
2012–13 36 NP 5.1 days 286
2011–12 27 NP 5.3 days 149

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications): 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 7.3 days 33
2013–14 <5 NP 8.7 days 43
2012–13 <5 NP 9.5 days 24
2011–12 <5 NP 9.3 days 6

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications)

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

Heart failure is a chronic heart condition that occurs when the heart is unable to provide sufficient pressure to maintain blood flow around the body. It includes cardiac shock, which occurs when blood flow to vital organs is inadequate for normal function. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for heart failure without and with complications.

Heart failure (without complications): 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 16 NP 4.8 days 98
2015–16 18 NP 4.8 days 126
2014–15 13 NP 5.2 days 74
2013–14 15 NP 5.3 days 152
2012–13 15 NP 5.5 days 132
2011–12 11 NP 5.8 days 62

Heart failure (with complications): 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 8.9 days 60
2014–15 6 NP 9.3 days 93
2013–14 <5 NP 9.7 days 45
2012–13 <5 NP 10.5 days 28
2011–12 <5 NP 12.1 days 38

Heart failure (without complications)

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

Kidney and urinary tract infections occur frequently but can occasionally be severe enough to require treatment in hospital. The data presented here relate to those patients who stayed one or more nights for kidney and urinary tract infections without and with complications.

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications): 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 15 NP 3.0 days 57
2015–16 11 NP 3.1 days 31
2014–15 12 NP 3.2 days 30
2013–14 18 NP 3.3 days 64
2012–13 11 NP 3.3 days 32
2011–12 20 NP 3.6 days 79

Kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications): 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 5.9 days 12
2015–16 <5 NP 6.1 days 11
2014–15 <5 NP 6.5 days 30
2013–14 5 NP 6.9 days 43
2012–13 <5 NP 7.2 days 46
2011–12 <5 NP 7.4 days 14

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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