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100 to 199 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Peel Health Campus

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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 64 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 98% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 63 2.0 days 1.9 days 125
2015–16 51 2.0 days 1.8 days 101
2014–15 65 1.8 days 1.9 days 119
2013–14 56 2.2 days 1.9 days 121
2012–13 60 2.3 days 2.0 days 138
2011–12 50 2.2 days 2.1 days 109

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 80 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.4 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.6 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 80 1.4 days 1.6 days 109
2015–16 98 1.7 days 1.6 days 166
2014–15 99 1.4 days 1.6 days 141
2013–14 123 1.6 days 1.6 days 192
2012–13 107 1.5 days 1.6 days 162
2011–12 94 1.8 days 1.6 days 168

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 27 NP 1.9 days 59
2015–16 32 NP 1.9 days 69
2014–15 28 NP 2.0 days 54
2013–14 29 NP 2.0 days 80
2012–13 42 NP 2.0 days 91
2011–12 37 NP 2.2 days 90

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 2016–17, there were a total of 77 stays at this hospital for hysterectomy, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.9 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.5 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 77 2.9 days 2.5 days 220
2015–16 85 3.4 days 2.6 days 290
2014–15 70 3.2 days 2.7 days 226
2013–14 78 3.3 days 2.7 days 258
2012–13 77 3.1 days 2.8 days 241
2011–12 88 3.3 days 3.0 days 294

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 2016–17, there were a total of 161 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.4 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 161 4.2 days 4.4 days 672
2015–16 121 4.4 days 4.4 days 535
2014–15 118 4.3 days 4.8 days 508
2013–14 118 5.6 days 5.0 days 658
2012–13 144 6.2 days 5.2 days 888
2011–12 84 6.0 days 5.5 days 507

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 78 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.7 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.5 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 78 3.7 days 4.5 days 289
2015–16 94 5.0 days 4.7 days 467
2014–15 60 4.1 days 5.0 days 246
2013–14 91 5.4 days 5.3 days 487
2012–13 82 5.8 days 5.6 days 478
2011–12 61 6.0 days 6.1 days 367

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 2016–17, there were a total of 68 stays at this hospital for prostate removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.4 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.0 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 68 2.4 days 2.0 days 162
2015–16 55 2.2 days 2.0 days 123
2014–15 89 2.2 days 2.2 days 200
2013–14 106 2.7 days 2.3 days 282
2012–13 112 2.8 days 2.4 days 312
2011–12 82 3.5 days 2.5 days 284