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200 to 500 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Sunshine Coast University Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Number of stays

A stay in hospital, termed patient admission, represents a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, surgical, medical, other acute care, mental health, rehabilitation care, palliative care and other subacute and non-acute care.

All patient admissions

Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2016–17
Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.
Childbirth 700
Surgical (emergency) 619
Surgical (non-emergency) 1,180
Medical (emergency) 7,837
Medical (non-emergency) 5,484
Other acute (emergency) 271
Other acute (non-emergency) 1,366
Mental health 287
Rehabilitation 110
Palliative 73
Other subacute and non-acute 89
Total 18,016