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More than 500 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

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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 0 0 0 0 <5
Surgical (emergency) 4,746 4,773 5,155 5,333 5,427
Surgical (non-emergency) 9,376 9,791 9,912 9,544 9,881
Medical (emergency) 22,547 24,110 27,809 29,245 30,980
Medical (non-emergency) 30,071 30,291 30,686 31,611 33,466
Other acute (emergency) 956 932 992 1,112 1,255
Other acute (non-emergency) 5,160 5,254 5,684 6,304 6,754
Mental health 1,110 1,117 1,145 1,325 1,346
Rehabilitation 0 0 0 0 0
Palliative 0 0 0 0 0
Other subacute and non-acute 0 0 <5 8 0
Total 73,966 76,268 81,383 84,482 89,109