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Patient admissions

Admissions are defined as the administrative process by which a hospital records the commencement of a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, medical, surgical, and specialist mental health.

All patient admissions

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16
If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as ‘<5’ and is excluded from the total count.
Childbirth 2,918 3,241 3,249 3,376 3,495
Medical (emergency) 22,399 22,038 23,113 23,406 26,427
Medical (other) 36,924 33,827 34,140 35,672 36,506
Specialist mental health 860 955 843 791 1,158
Surgical (emergency) 5,778 5,782 5,094 5,135 5,705
Surgical (other) 6,537 6,645 7,393 7,635 8,547
Total 75,416 72,488 73,832 76,015 81,838