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100 to 199 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Nambour General Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for childbirth

Vaginal delivery is the birth of one or more babies through the birth canal or vagina. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a vaginal delivery without complications.

Vaginal delivery: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 860 stays at this hospital for vaginal delivery, of which 96% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 822 2.0 days 2.3 days 1,637
2015–16 1,119 2.1 days 2.3 days 2,319
2014–15 1,093 2.2 days 2.3 days 2,358
2013–14 1,146 2.2 days 2.3 days 2,521
2012–13 942 2.2 days 2.4 days 2,082
2011–12 958 2.5 days 2.5 days 2,394

Caesarean delivery is a surgical procedure in which one or more incisions are made through a mother’s abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a caesarian delivery without complications.

Caesarean delivery: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 347 stays at this hospital for caesarean delivery, 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 3.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 347 2.9 days 3.3 days 1,010
2015–16 414 3.1 days 3.3 days 1,280
2014–15 383 3.1 days 3.4 days 1,175
2013–14 387 3.2 days 3.4 days 1,225
2012–13 474 3.1 days 3.5 days 1,455
2011–12 438 3.7 days 3.6 days 1,610