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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 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 49 NP 3.7 days 109
2015–16 28 NP 3.8 days 63
2014–15 32 NP 3.9 days 95
2013–14 39 NP 3.8 days 116
2012–13 32 NP 3.8 days 103
2011–12 42 NP 4.0 days 150

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 61 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 89% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.4 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 54 3.2 days 4.4 days 171
2015–16 19 NP 4.5 days 56
2014–15 33 NP 4.7 days 135
2013–14 31 NP 4.9 days 120
2012–13 34 NP 5.1 days 165
2011–12 32 NP 5.3 days 143

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 11 NP 7.3 days 41
2015–16 5 NP 7.5 days 32
2014–15 <5 NP 8.2 days 18
2013–14 <5 NP 8.7 days 13
2012–13 <5 NP 9.5 days 32
2011–12 <5 NP 9.3 days 46

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without 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.
- There were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.
2016–17 10 NP 4.8 days 35
2015–16 0 - 4.8 days 0
2014–15 9 NP 5.2 days 30
2013–14 27 NP 5.3 days 118
2012–13 22 NP 5.5 days 85
2011–12 26 NP 5.8 days 104

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 11 NP 8.9 days 44
2015–16 7 NP 8.9 days 75
2014–15 <5 NP 9.3 days 15
2013–14 <5 NP 9.7 days <5
2012–13 5 NP 10.5 days 58
2011–12 6 NP 12.1 days 49

Heart failure (without complications)

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

- There were no patients reported for this indicator in this time period.

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 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 26 NP 3.0 days 42
2015–16 17 NP 3.1 days 35
2014–15 23 NP 3.2 days 56
2013–14 29 NP 3.3 days 118
2012–13 34 NP 3.3 days 89
2011–12 22 NP 3.6 days 55

Kidney and urinary tract infections (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 6 NP 5.9 days 59
2015–16 10 NP 6.1 days 38
2014–15 6 NP 6.5 days 17
2013–14 9 NP 6.9 days 49
2012–13 9 NP 7.2 days 87
2011–12 8 NP 7.4 days 59

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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