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The MyHospitals website is moving on 31 March 2020

Don’t worry – from December 11 2019 you can find the latest information about your local area on the MyHospitals webpages on the AIHW website, along with many more reports and data on a range of health and welfare topics.

In some cases, the way you find information has changed. If you need help finding anything, please contact the AIHW.

Once the website has moved, you will be able to access old archived versions of the previously published data through Trove, the National Library of Australia’s web archive. Please note the interactive content will not work in the archived version.

50 to 99 beds
This is a public hospital

Blue Mountains Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Number of stays

A stay in hospital, termed patient admission, represents a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, surgical, medical, other acute care, mental health, rehabilitation care, palliative care and other subacute and non-acute care.

All patient admissions

Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.

Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17
Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.
Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.
Childbirth 220 232 247 264 229
Surgical (emergency) 17 13 16 28 25
Surgical (non-emergency) 416 331 498 771 774
Medical (emergency) 1,804 2,078 2,273 2,556 2,658
Medical (non-emergency) 926 887 867 1,023 979
Other acute (emergency) 7 24 31 19 9
Other acute (non-emergency) 245 281 273 378 439
Mental health 210 286 336 411 422
Rehabilitation 249 279 272 280 314
Palliative 87 130 106 104 85
Other subacute and non-acute 161 122 114 145 212
Total 4,342 4,663 5,033 5,979 6,146