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

Latrobe Regional Hospital [Traralgon]

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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 124 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 100% 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
2016–17 124 1.6 days 1.9 days 197
2015–16 103 1.6 days 1.9 days 168
2014–15 80 1.7 days 2.0 days 136
2013–14 100 1.5 days 2.0 days 149
2012–13 105 1.8 days 2.1 days 185
2011–12 123 1.9 days 2.1 days 236

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 176 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.8 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
2016–17 175 1.8 days 2.0 days 309
2015–16 220 1.9 days 2.0 days 409
2014–15 152 1.8 days 1.9 days 272
2013–14 160 1.8 days 1.9 days 289
2012–13 160 1.9 days 2.0 days 296
2011–12 155 1.8 days 2.0 days 277

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 2016–17 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 14 NP 1.8 days 24
2015–16 26 NP 1.9 days 44
2014–15 28 NP 1.9 days 39
2013–14 70 1.6 days 1.9 days 110
2012–13 55 1.5 days 2.0 days 84
2011–12 42 NP 2.1 days 72

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 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 2.5 days 74
2015–16 30 NP 2.6 days 73
2014–15 50 2.4 days 2.7 days 118
2013–14 103 1.7 days 2.8 days 178
2012–13 75 1.7 days 2.9 days 124
2011–12 87 2.0 days 2.9 days 174

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 221 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.1 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
2016–17 220 4.1 days 4.1 days 909
2015–16 198 4.6 days 4.3 days 914
2014–15 213 4.8 days 4.6 days 1,018
2013–14 195 5.0 days 4.8 days 977
2012–13 191 5.0 days 4.8 days 960
2011–12 159 5.6 days 5.0 days 891

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 294 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.7 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
2016–17 294 4.7 days 4.8 days 1,372
2015–16 276 4.9 days 4.8 days 1,348
2014–15 261 5.0 days 5.3 days 1,310
2013–14 254 5.7 days 5.4 days 1,444
2012–13 209 5.5 days 5.7 days 1,142
2011–12 200 5.8 days 6.1 days 1,168

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 2016–17 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 2.4 days 77
2015–16 36 NP 2.4 days 87
2014–15 37 NP 2.6 days 89
2013–14 43 NP 2.6 days 103
2012–13 59 2.4 days 2.7 days 143
2011–12 70 2.3 days 2.8 days 164

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