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

Casey Hospital

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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 186 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
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2016–17 186 1.6 days 1.9 days 300
2015–16 187 1.6 days 1.8 days 304
2014–15 202 1.6 days 1.9 days 314
2013–14 123 1.4 days 1.9 days 171
2012–13 55 1.5 days 2.0 days 83
2011–12 34 NP 2.1 days 61

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

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 256 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.4 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.6 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 256 1.4 days 1.6 days 357
2015–16 254 1.3 days 1.6 days 327
2014–15 250 1.3 days 1.6 days 319
2013–14 180 1.2 days 1.6 days 208
2012–13 126 1.1 days 1.6 days 144
2011–12 88 1.1 days 1.6 days 101

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 34 NP 1.9 days 68
2015–16 45 NP 1.9 days 94
2014–15 57 2.2 days 2.0 days 128
2013–14 38 NP 2.0 days 71
2012–13 13 NP 2.0 days 30
2011–12 26 NP 2.2 days 46

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 76 stays at this hospital for hysterectomy, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.9 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 76 2.9 days 2.5 days 218
2015–16 71 2.9 days 2.6 days 203
2014–15 64 3.0 days 2.7 days 190
2013–14 82 2.9 days 2.7 days 238
2012–13 43 NP 2.8 days 133
2011–12 62 3.2 days 3.0 days 196

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 2016–17, there were a total of 80 stays at this hospital for prostate removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.0 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
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2016–17 80 2.0 days 2.0 days 162
2015–16 43 NP 2.0 days 86
2014–15 39 NP 2.2 days 60
2013–14 33 NP 2.3 days 59
2012–13 19 NP 2.4 days 43
2011–12 44 NP 2.5 days 82

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