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

Lyell McEwin 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.

Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17
Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.
Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.
Childbirth 3,398 3,439 3,519 3,771 3,680
Surgical (emergency) 2,104 2,105 2,169 2,695 3,267
Surgical (non-emergency) 4,331 4,430 4,247 4,012 3,889
Medical (emergency) 17,779 18,307 18,512 22,037 25,501
Medical (non-emergency) 11,771 11,625 11,895 11,223 10,422
Other acute (emergency) 792 747 813 911 1,085
Other acute (non-emergency) 801 986 868 618 653
Mental health 910 810 1,066 2,001 2,144
Rehabilitation 18 0 0 0 0
Palliative 11 0 0 0 0
Other subacute and non-acute 109 272 301 275 424
Total 42,024 42,721 43,390 47,543 51,065