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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 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 5 NP 3.7 days 21
2015–16 16 NP 3.8 days 58
2014–15 11 NP 3.9 days 29
2013–14 10 NP 3.8 days 32
2012–13 11 NP 3.8 days 36
2011–12 16 NP 4.0 days 41

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

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 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 13 NP 4.4 days 52
2015–16 15 NP 4.5 days 60
2014–15 8 NP 4.7 days 37
2013–14 10 NP 4.9 days 33
2012–13 13 NP 5.1 days 45
2011–12 8 NP 5.3 days 51

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications): average length of stay

In 2013–14 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.
2013–14 <5 NP 8.7 days <5

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 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 17 NP 4.8 days 59
2015–16 7 NP 4.8 days 24
2014–15 14 NP 5.2 days 58
2013–14 6 NP 5.3 days 20
2012–13 13 NP 5.5 days 89
2011–12 6 NP 5.8 days 32

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.
2014–15 <5 NP 9.3 days 48
2012–13 <5 NP 10.5 days 33

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 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 11 NP 3.0 days 38
2015–16 8 NP 3.1 days 36
2014–15 9 NP 3.2 days 17
2013–14 14 NP 3.3 days 44
2012–13 18 NP 3.3 days 48
2011–12 7 NP 3.6 days 13

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 <5 NP 5.9 days 25
2015–16 <5 NP 6.1 days 22
2014–15 <5 NP 6.5 days 7
2013–14 <5 NP 6.9 days 11
2012–13 <5 NP 7.2 days 8
2011–12 <5 NP 7.4 days 9

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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