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50 to 99 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Gympie Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected medical conditions

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin and underlying tissue, which is usually treated with antibiotics. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for cellulitis without complications.

Cellulitis: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 80 stays at this hospital for cellulitis, of which 98% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.1 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.1 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 78 4.1 days 3.1 days 317
2015–16 57 4.4 days 3.0 days 253
2014–15 64 4.8 days 3.3 days 307
2013–14 40 NP 3.4 days 158
2012–13 40 NP 3.6 days 167
2011–12 87 3.8 days 3.9 days 330

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease characterised by narrowing of the airways and reduced lung volume. This condition is commonly caused by smoking or other lung irritants, and includes diagnoses such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for COPD without and with complications.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 99 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 90% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.6 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 89 3.6 days 3.9 days 318
2015–16 87 4.6 days 3.9 days 404
2014–15 97 4.3 days 4.1 days 413
2013–14 79 4.4 days 4.3 days 348
2012–13 108 4.2 days 4.5 days 457
2011–12 89 3.6 days 4.9 days 319

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications): 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 48 NP 6.5 days 258
2015–16 33 NP 6.4 days 231
2014–15 26 NP 7.0 days 196
2013–14 21 NP 7.2 days 123
2012–13 19 NP 7.6 days 145
2011–12 19 NP 8.5 days 139

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications)

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

Heart failure is a chronic heart condition that occurs when the heart is unable to provide sufficient pressure to maintain blood flow around the body. It includes cardiac shock, which occurs when blood flow to vital organs is inadequate for normal function. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for heart failure without and with complications.

Heart failure (without complications): 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 35 NP 4.2 days 160
2015–16 29 NP 4.1 days 155
2014–15 29 NP 4.2 days 146
2013–14 29 NP 4.6 days 132
2012–13 21 NP 4.7 days 102
2011–12 59 4.5 days 5.1 days 267

Heart failure (with complications): 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 40 NP 8.1 days 366
2015–16 25 NP 7.7 days 213
2014–15 15 NP 8.4 days 148
2013–14 20 NP 9.0 days 164
2012–13 16 NP 9.3 days 165
2011–12 14 NP 9.9 days 97

Heart failure (without complications)

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

Kidney and urinary tract infections occur frequently but can occasionally be severe enough to require treatment in hospital. The data presented here relate to those patients who stayed one or more nights for kidney and urinary tract infections without and with complications.

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 67 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications), of which 82% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.7 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 55 2.7 days 2.5 days 146
2015–16 52 3.1 days 2.6 days 163
2014–15 45 NP 2.8 days 148
2013–14 51 3.5 days 2.9 days 178
2012–13 41 NP 2.9 days 135
2011–12 55 3.1 days 3.1 days 173

Kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications): 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 48 NP 5.8 days 271
2015–16 37 NP 5.7 days 267
2014–15 31 NP 6.2 days 228
2013–14 51 6.3 days 6.5 days 319
2012–13 30 NP 6.9 days 284
2011–12 26 NP 8.1 days 155

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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