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Fiona Stanley Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected surgical procedures

Appendix removal is a surgical procedure, either through keyhole surgery or open surgery. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for the removal of the appendix without either complications, malignant cancer or peritonitis.

Appendix removal: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 257 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 255 1.9 days 2.1 days 489
2015–16 272 1.9 days 2.1 days 525
2014–15 120 2.1 days 2.1 days 246

Gallbladder removal, or cholecystectomy, is a surgical procedure generally performed to treat a patient for gallstones. The data presented here relate to patients who had their gallbladder removed using keyhole surgery and who stayed one or more nights without complications.

Gallbladder removal: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 119 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 119 3.2 days 2.4 days 378
2015–16 79 2.9 days 2.3 days 233
2014–15 73 3.1 days 2.3 days 229

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures are repairs to the female reproductive system for conditions such as prolapse. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for gynaecological reconstructive procedures without complications.

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures: 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 6 NP 2.2 days 9
2015–16 23 NP 2.2 days 29
2014–15 7 NP 2.1 days 9

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

Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus (or womb). The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a hysterectomy without complications and where there was no malignant cancer.

Hysterectomy: 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 14 NP 2.6 days 24
2015–16 45 NP 2.7 days 101
2014–15 5 NP 2.7 days 10

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

Knee replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged knee joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for knee replacements without complications.

Knee replacement: 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 4.7 days 30
2015–16 <5 NP 5.0 days 9
2014–15 16 NP 5.4 days 66

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

Hip replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged hip joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for hip replacements without complications.

Hip replacement: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 183 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 5.4 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 183 4.9 days 5.4 days 889
2015–16 188 4.7 days 5.7 days 890
2014–15 88 4.8 days 6.2 days 425

Prostate removal is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland, most commonly performed through the urethra. The data presented here relate to men who stayed one or more nights for transurethral prostate removal without complications.

Prostate removal: 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 20 NP 2.4 days 52
2015–16 8 NP 2.4 days 12
2014–15 7 NP 2.4 days 14

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