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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 35 NP 3.7 days 135
2015–16 23 NP 3.8 days 88
2014–15 20 NP 3.9 days 89
2013–14 26 NP 3.8 days 124
2012–13 16 NP 3.8 days 95
2011–12 30 NP 4.0 days 169

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 35 NP 4.4 days 235
2015–16 24 NP 4.5 days 162
2014–15 22 NP 4.7 days 128
2013–14 47 NP 4.9 days 249
2012–13 43 NP 5.1 days 260
2011–12 37 NP 5.3 days 207

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 7 NP 7.3 days 65
2015–16 8 NP 7.5 days 58
2014–15 13 NP 8.2 days 79
2013–14 7 NP 8.7 days 51
2012–13 <5 NP 9.5 days 37
2011–12 6 NP 9.3 days 63

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 83
2015–16 22 NP 4.8 days 99
2014–15 11 NP 5.2 days 49
2013–14 16 NP 5.3 days 71
2012–13 27 NP 5.5 days 151
2011–12 7 NP 5.8 days 43

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.
2016–17 7 NP 8.9 days 55
2015–16 <5 NP 8.9 days 32
2014–15 <5 NP 9.3 days 14
2013–14 <5 NP 9.7 days 25
2012–13 <5 NP 10.5 days 27
2011–12 <5 NP 12.1 days 5

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 8 NP 3.0 days 21
2015–16 7 NP 3.1 days 38
2014–15 18 NP 3.2 days 37
2013–14 16 NP 3.3 days 71
2012–13 28 NP 3.3 days 132
2011–12 18 NP 3.6 days 65

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 6 NP 5.9 days 43
2015–16 7 NP 6.1 days 30
2014–15 9 NP 6.5 days 54
2013–14 14 NP 6.9 days 103
2012–13 7 NP 7.2 days 51
2011–12 <5 NP 7.4 days 25

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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