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50 to 99 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Port Lincoln Health Service

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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.

If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.

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.
If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.
Childbirth 303 325 279 298 282
Surgical (emergency) 146 160 187 140 146
Surgical (non-emergency) 1,222 1,215 1,201 1,125 1,034
Medical (emergency) 1,980 2,004 2,056 2,132 2,262
Medical (non-emergency) 1,481 1,286 1,360 1,435 1,206
Other acute (emergency) 37 44 46 30 28
Other acute (non-emergency) 221 533 600 570 597
Mental health 0 0 0 0 36
Rehabilitation 14 10 <5 0 0
Palliative 0 <5 46 12 0
Other subacute and non-acute 9 <5 6 <5 10
Total 5,413 5,577 5,781 5,742 5,601