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Fewer than 50 beds
Information on emergency department is not available
This is a public hospital

Kangaroo Island 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 42 26 47 34 32
Surgical (emergency) 5 5 10 5 9
Surgical (non-emergency) 58 45 58 66 59
Medical (emergency) 625 648 678 656 623
Medical (non-emergency) 146 105 139 204 142
Other acute (emergency) <5 <5 <5 <5 <5
Other acute (non-emergency) 22 25 29 21 14
Mental health 0 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation 0 0 0 0 0
Palliative <5 <5 7 7 6
Other subacute and non-acute 11 0 0 0 0
Total 909 854 968 993 885