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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 195 stays at this hospital for cellulitis, of which 43% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.7 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 83 3.0 days 3.7 days 247
2015–16 93 2.3 days 3.8 days 215
2014–15 80 2.8 days 3.9 days 227
2013–14 70 3.4 days 3.8 days 236
2012–13 60 3.0 days 3.8 days 182
2011–12 54 2.9 days 4.0 days 156

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 94 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 91% 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 86 3.2 days 4.4 days 276
2015–16 72 3.9 days 4.5 days 282
2014–15 55 3.8 days 4.7 days 209
2013–14 73 4.4 days 4.9 days 323
2012–13 45 NP 5.1 days 171
2011–12 45 NP 5.3 days 219

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 7.3 days 65
2015–16 10 NP 7.5 days 69
2014–15 7 NP 8.2 days 73
2013–14 5 NP 8.7 days 65
2012–13 22 NP 9.5 days 170
2011–12 18 NP 9.3 days 158

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.
2016–17 24 NP 4.8 days 97
2015–16 56 4.2 days 4.8 days 234
2014–15 38 NP 5.2 days 173
2013–14 26 NP 5.3 days 111
2012–13 25 NP 5.5 days 116
2011–12 32 NP 5.8 days 157

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 9 NP 8.9 days 95
2015–16 13 NP 8.9 days 101
2014–15 <5 NP 9.3 days 37
2013–14 6 NP 9.7 days 84
2012–13 9 NP 10.5 days 70
2011–12 14 NP 12.1 days 101

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 92 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications), of which 58% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.8 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.0 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 53 2.8 days 3.0 days 151
2015–16 69 2.4 days 3.1 days 164
2014–15 61 3.0 days 3.2 days 182
2013–14 42 NP 3.3 days 106
2012–13 36 NP 3.3 days 92
2011–12 34 NP 3.6 days 97

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 37 NP 5.9 days 208
2015–16 28 NP 6.1 days 241
2014–15 21 NP 6.5 days 111
2013–14 23 NP 6.9 days 147
2012–13 19 NP 7.2 days 101
2011–12 9 NP 7.4 days 79

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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