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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 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 36 NP Not peered 87
2015–16 54 3.1 days Not peered 166
2014–15 29 NP Not peered 108
2013–14 25 NP Not peered 115
2012–13 22 NP Not peered 82
2011–12 39 NP Not peered 136

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 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 29 NP Not peered 103
2015–16 30 NP Not peered 93
2014–15 39 NP Not peered 181
2013–14 42 NP Not peered 140
2012–13 35 NP Not peered 132
2011–12 38 NP Not peered 97

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 10 NP Not peered 63
2015–16 7 NP Not peered 46
2014–15 5 NP Not peered 12
2013–14 5 NP Not peered 22
2012–13 <5 NP Not peered 18
2011–12 <5 NP Not peered <5

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 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 19 NP Not peered 55
2015–16 19 NP Not peered 52
2014–15 16 NP Not peered 51
2013–14 16 NP Not peered 46
2012–13 22 NP Not peered 157
2011–12 15 NP Not peered 70

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 <5 NP Not peered 19
2015–16 5 NP Not peered 37
2014–15 <5 NP Not peered 29
2013–14 <5 NP Not peered 12
2012–13 <5 NP Not peered 55
2011–12 <5 NP Not peered 13

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 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 25 NP Not peered 57
2015–16 25 NP Not peered 53
2014–15 26 NP Not peered 63
2013–14 19 NP Not peered 42
2012–13 19 NP Not peered 40
2011–12 17 NP Not peered 42

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 14 NP Not peered 56
2015–16 14 NP Not peered 45
2014–15 6 NP Not peered 31
2013–14 12 NP Not peered 97
2012–13 16 NP Not peered 95
2011–12 7 NP Not peered 40

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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