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200 to 500 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Goulburn Valley Health [Shepparton]

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected surgical procedures

Appendix removal is a surgical procedure, either through keyhole surgery or open surgery. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for the removal of the appendix without either complications, malignant cancer or peritonitis.

Appendix removal: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 111 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.6 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 110 1.6 days 1.9 days 174
2015–16 70 1.7 days 1.9 days 117
2014–15 60 1.4 days 2.0 days 85
2013–14 82 1.6 days 2.0 days 129
2012–13 127 1.6 days 2.1 days 201
2011–12 141 1.9 days 2.1 days 269

Gallbladder removal, or cholecystectomy, is a surgical procedure generally performed to treat a patient for gallstones. The data presented here relate to patients who had their gallbladder removed using keyhole surgery and who stayed one or more nights without complications.

Gallbladder removal: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 161 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.7 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.0 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 159 1.7 days 2.0 days 264
2015–16 110 1.6 days 2.0 days 181
2014–15 101 1.7 days 1.9 days 170
2013–14 96 1.5 days 1.9 days 148
2012–13 125 1.5 days 2.0 days 190
2011–12 162 2.1 days 2.0 days 336

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures are repairs to the female reproductive system for conditions such as prolapse. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for gynaecological reconstructive procedures without complications.

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures: 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 24 NP 1.8 days 40
2015–16 31 NP 1.9 days 57
2014–15 32 NP 1.9 days 51
2013–14 28 NP 1.9 days 44
2012–13 34 NP 2.0 days 65
2011–12 38 NP 2.1 days 79

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

Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus (or womb). The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a hysterectomy without complications and where there was no malignant cancer.

Hysterectomy: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 50 stays at this hospital for hysterectomy, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.6 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.5 days.

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 50 2.6 days 2.5 days 130
2015–16 33 NP 2.6 days 81
2014–15 28 NP 2.7 days 64
2013–14 35 NP 2.8 days 82
2012–13 40 NP 2.9 days 98
2011–12 45 NP 2.9 days 144

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

Knee replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged knee joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for knee replacements without complications.

Knee replacement: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 70 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.4 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.1 days.

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 70 4.4 days 4.1 days 305
2015–16 28 NP 4.3 days 109
2014–15 33 NP 4.6 days 146
2013–14 22 NP 4.8 days 110
2012–13 49 NP 4.8 days 234
2011–12 81 4.7 days 5.0 days 384

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

Hip replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged hip joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for hip replacements without complications.

Hip replacement: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 88 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 5.3 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.8 days.

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 88 5.3 days 4.8 days 470
2015–16 71 4.7 days 4.8 days 331
2014–15 65 4.6 days 5.3 days 300
2013–14 53 4.8 days 5.4 days 256
2012–13 41 NP 5.7 days 222
2011–12 86 5.4 days 6.1 days 468

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

Prostate removal is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland, most commonly performed through the urethra. The data presented here relate to men who stayed one or more nights for transurethral prostate removal without complications.

Prostate removal: 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 27 NP 2.4 days 53
2015–16 27 NP 2.4 days 56
2014–15 12 NP 2.6 days 31
2013–14 24 NP 2.6 days 58
2012–13 34 NP 2.7 days 82
2011–12 47 NP 2.8 days 122

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