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The MyHospitals website is moving on 31 March 2020

Don’t worry – from December 11 2019 you will be able to 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 new MyHospitals website has been created, 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.

More than 500 beds
This is a public hospital

John Hunter 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.

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.

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.
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 4,265 3,992 4,096 4,123 4,061
Surgical (emergency) 6,800 6,951 7,054 7,298 7,459
Surgical (non-emergency) 7,201 7,949 8,252 8,475 8,783
Medical (emergency) 20,928 22,515 23,485 23,211 22,419
Medical (non-emergency) 34,908 33,705 32,900 31,344 32,001
Other acute (emergency) 1,961 1,717 1,593 1,760 1,598
Other acute (non-emergency) 636 1,128 1,396 1,279 1,411
Mental health 311 297 344 347 347
Rehabilitation 783 842 751 822 768
Palliative <5 0 114 234 230
Other subacute and non-acute 486 510 429 170 146
Total 78,279 79,606 80,414 79,063 79,223