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100 to 199 beds
This is a public hospital

Mount Druitt Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected medical conditions

Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin and underlying tissue, which is usually treated with antibiotics. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for cellulitis without complications.

Cellulitis: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 167 stays at this hospital for cellulitis, of which 83% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.3 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 139 2.3 days 3.1 days 317
2015–16 140 2.3 days 3.0 days 323
2014–15 135 2.4 days 3.3 days 326
2013–14 144 2.6 days 3.4 days 380
2012–13 112 2.3 days 3.6 days 261
2011–12 93 2.2 days 3.9 days 204

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease characterised by narrowing of the airways and reduced lung volume. This condition is commonly caused by smoking or other lung irritants, and includes diagnoses such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for COPD without and with complications.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17 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.
2016–17 25 NP 3.9 days 29
2015–16 43 NP 3.9 days 74
2014–15 54 1.6 days 4.1 days 87
2013–14 41 NP 4.3 days 82
2012–13 47 NP 4.5 days 73
2011–12 41 NP 4.9 days 84

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications): average length of stay

In all years 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.
2016–17 <5 NP 6.5 days 14
2015–16 <5 NP 6.4 days 7
2014–15 7 NP 7.0 days 44
2013–14 <5 NP 7.2 days 8
2012–13 5 NP 7.6 days 25
2011–12 5 NP 8.5 days 44

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications)

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

Heart failure is a chronic heart condition that occurs when the heart is unable to provide sufficient pressure to maintain blood flow around the body. It includes cardiac shock, which occurs when blood flow to vital organs is inadequate for normal function. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for heart failure without and with complications.

Heart failure (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17 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.
2016–17 12 NP 4.2 days 28
2015–16 10 NP 4.1 days 24
2014–15 14 NP 4.2 days 45
2013–14 73 4.7 days 4.6 days 346
2012–13 100 4.8 days 4.7 days 476
2011–12 120 5.4 days 5.1 days 644

Heart failure (with complications): average length of stay

In all years 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.
2016–17 5 NP 8.1 days 23
2015–16 6 NP 7.7 days 30
2014–15 5 NP 8.4 days 16
2013–14 8 NP 9.0 days 52
2012–13 22 NP 9.3 days 271
2011–12 16 NP 9.9 days 140

Heart failure (without complications)

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

Kidney and urinary tract infections occur frequently but can occasionally be severe enough to require treatment in hospital. The data presented here relate to those patients who stayed one or more nights for kidney and urinary tract infections without and with complications.

Kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications): average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 172 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications), of which 76% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.2 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
2016–17 130 2.2 days 2.5 days 281
2015–16 123 2.0 days 2.6 days 246
2014–15 150 2.2 days 2.8 days 336
2013–14 145 2.2 days 2.9 days 313
2012–13 119 2.1 days 2.9 days 253
2011–12 112 2.4 days 3.1 days 266

Kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications): average length of stay

In all years 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.
2016–17 14 NP 5.8 days 72
2015–16 19 NP 5.7 days 68
2014–15 13 NP 6.2 days 69
2013–14 6 NP 6.5 days 20
2012–13 <5 NP 6.9 days <5
2011–12 <5 NP 8.1 days 24

Kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications)

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