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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.

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100 to 199 beds
This is a public hospital

Mercy Hospital for Women

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected surgical procedures

Appendix removal is a surgical procedure, either through keyhole surgery or open surgery. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for the removal of the appendix without either complications, malignant cancer or peritonitis.

Appendix removal: average length of stay

In 2014–15 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.
2014–15 <5 NP 1.9 days 5

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

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures are repairs to the female reproductive system for conditions such as prolapse. The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for gynaecological reconstructive procedures without complications.

Gynaecological reconstructive procedures: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 111 stays at this hospital for gynaecological reconstructive procedures, of which 96% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 1.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 107 2.2 days 1.9 days 239
2015–16 126 2.4 days 1.9 days 300
2014–15 99 2.5 days 2.0 days 243
2013–14 96 2.1 days 2.0 days 205
2012–13 138 2.0 days 2.0 days 275
2011–12 140 2.3 days 2.2 days 318

Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus (or womb). The data presented here relate to women who stayed one or more nights for a hysterectomy without complications and where there was no malignant cancer.

Hysterectomy: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 190 stays at this hospital for hysterectomy, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 3.1 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.5 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 190 3.1 days 2.5 days 589
2015–16 178 3.4 days 2.6 days 605
2014–15 216 3.5 days 2.7 days 750
2013–14 202 3.3 days 2.7 days 667
2012–13 186 3.3 days 2.8 days 621
2011–12 196 3.6 days 3.0 days 698