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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 74 61 62 68 46
Surgical (emergency) 5 11 5 8 <5
Surgical (non-emergency) 775 957 1,500 1,752 2,088
Medical (emergency) 951 932 885 755 771
Medical (non-emergency) 561 539 548 605 651
Other acute (emergency) <5 5 <5 <5 <5
Other acute (non-emergency) 647 482 738 724 917
Mental health 0 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation 274 260 295 291 225
Palliative 0 0 0 0 0
Other subacute and non-acute 108 75 29 26 50
Total 3,395 3,322 4,062 4,229 4,748