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

Busselton Health Campus

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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 2016–17 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 41 NP 3.7 days 152
2015–16 35 NP 3.8 days 126
2014–15 47 NP 3.9 days 213
2013–14 47 NP 3.8 days 176
2012–13 57 3.8 days 3.8 days 218
2011–12 47 NP 4.0 days 145

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 2016–17, there were a total of 53 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 94% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.0 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
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2016–17 50 4.0 days 4.4 days 201
2015–16 70 4.4 days 4.5 days 305
2014–15 67 5.7 days 4.7 days 381
2013–14 37 NP 4.9 days 178
2012–13 56 4.7 days 5.1 days 262
2011–12 38 NP 5.3 days 176

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (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 14 NP 7.3 days 114
2015–16 12 NP 7.5 days 74
2014–15 9 NP 8.2 days 66
2013–14 <5 NP 8.7 days 46
2012–13 7 NP 9.5 days 63
2011–12 <5 NP 9.3 days 21

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 28 NP 4.8 days 157
2015–16 24 NP 4.8 days 110
2014–15 24 NP 5.2 days 96
2013–14 19 NP 5.3 days 114
2012–13 37 NP 5.5 days 195
2011–12 25 NP 5.8 days 126

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.
2016–17 15 NP 8.9 days 160
2015–16 12 NP 8.9 days 128
2014–15 11 NP 9.3 days 103
2013–14 5 NP 9.7 days 56
2012–13 8 NP 10.5 days 72
2011–12 6 NP 12.1 days 78

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 30 NP 3.0 days 77
2015–16 43 NP 3.1 days 168
2014–15 34 NP 3.2 days 81
2013–14 27 NP 3.3 days 64
2012–13 32 NP 3.3 days 91
2011–12 46 NP 3.6 days 195

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 12 NP 5.9 days 92
2015–16 21 NP 6.1 days 201
2014–15 9 NP 6.5 days 51
2013–14 10 NP 6.9 days 40
2012–13 14 NP 7.2 days 75
2011–12 <5 NP 7.4 days 37

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications)

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