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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 148 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 148 1.9 days 2.1 days 274
2015–16 78 2.0 days 2.1 days 154
2014–15 78 1.7 days 2.1 days 133
2013–14 96 1.8 days 2.2 days 170
2012–13 128 2.0 days 2.3 days 254
2011–12 105 1.9 days 2.3 days 202

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 185 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.1 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 184 2.1 days 2.4 days 393
2015–16 86 2.4 days 2.3 days 209
2014–15 116 2.3 days 2.3 days 268
2013–14 156 1.5 days 2.3 days 240
2012–13 164 1.9 days 2.2 days 316
2011–12 218 1.5 days 2.2 days 328

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 <5 NP 2.2 days <5
2014–15 <5 NP 2.1 days 7
2011–12 <5 NP 2.3 days <5

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 63 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.5 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.7 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 63 4.5 days 4.7 days 282
2015–16 21 NP 5.0 days 94
2014–15 33 NP 5.4 days 152
2013–14 62 4.5 days 5.5 days 276
2012–13 61 5.2 days 5.7 days 315
2011–12 76 5.7 days 5.9 days 432

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 105 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 5.4 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 105 4.9 days 5.4 days 514
2015–16 82 4.9 days 5.7 days 402
2014–15 81 4.8 days 6.2 days 391
2013–14 84 5.2 days 6.4 days 433
2012–13 99 6.3 days 6.5 days 624
2011–12 103 6.2 days 7.0 days 636

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 71 stays at this hospital for prostate removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.5 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4 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 71 2.5 days 2.4 days 178
2015–16 48 NP 2.4 days 128
2014–15 87 2.0 days 2.4 days 178
2013–14 64 2.4 days 2.4 days 156
2012–13 56 1.9 days 2.6 days 104
2011–12 77 2.4 days 2.6 days 185

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