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

North West Regional Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for childbirth

Vaginal delivery is the birth of one or more babies through the birth canal or vagina. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a vaginal delivery without complications.

Vaginal delivery: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 363 stays at this hospital for vaginal delivery, of which 96% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.5 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
Under integrated North West maternity service arrangements, childbirth admissions reported for North West Regional Hospital from 2013–14 onwards were provided by the North West Private Hospital.
2016–17 348 2.5 days 2.3 days 865
2015–16 297 2.8 days 2.3 days 832
2014–15 249 2.7 days 2.3 days 683
2013–14 75 3.0 days 2.3 days 227

Under integrated North West maternity service arrangements, childbirth admissions reported for North West Regional Hospital from 2013–14 onwards were provided by the North West Private Hospital.

Caesarean delivery is a surgical procedure in which one or more incisions are made through a mother’s abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a caesarian delivery without complications.

Caesarean delivery: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 158 stays at this hospital for caesarean delivery, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.6 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
Under integrated North West maternity service arrangements, childbirth admissions reported for North West Regional Hospital from 2013–14 onwards were provided by the North West Private Hospital.
NP Reported data did not meet the criteria to calculate this indicator.
2016–17 158 3.6 days 3.3 days 573
2015–16 131 4.0 days 3.3 days 528
2014–15 118 3.8 days 3.4 days 446
2013–14 47 NP 3.4 days 189

Under integrated North West maternity service arrangements, childbirth admissions reported for North West Regional Hospital from 2013–14 onwards were provided by the North West Private Hospital.

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