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100 to 199 beds
This is a public hospital

Nambour General Hospital

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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 2016–17, there were a total of 107 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.0 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 2.0 days 1.9 days 215
2015–16 186 2.0 days 1.9 days 370
2014–15 158 2.2 days 2.0 days 342
2013–14 232 2.2 days 2.0 days 519
2012–13 320 2.2 days 2.1 days 707
2011–12 280 2.2 days 2.1 days 627

Gallbladder removal, or cholecystectomy, is a surgical procedure generally performed to treat a patient for gallstones. The data presented here relate to patients who had their gallbladder removed using keyhole surgery and who stayed one or more nights without complications.

Gallbladder removal: average length of stay

In 2016–17, there were a total of 55 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.0 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 55 2.0 days 2.0 days 110
2015–16 73 2.3 days 2.0 days 166
2014–15 72 2.4 days 1.9 days 172
2013–14 166 2.3 days 1.9 days 374
2012–13 182 2.3 days 2.0 days 421
2011–12 163 2.5 days 2.0 days 400

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 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 36 NP 1.8 days 69
2015–16 57 1.7 days 1.9 days 96
2014–15 37 NP 1.9 days 56
2013–14 47 NP 1.9 days 80
2012–13 42 NP 2.0 days 64
2011–12 63 1.9 days 2.1 days 119

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

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 113 stays at this hospital for hysterectomy, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.1 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
2016–17 113 2.1 days 2.5 days 236
2015–16 136 2.1 days 2.6 days 289
2014–15 107 2.1 days 2.7 days 228
2013–14 90 2.2 days 2.8 days 199
2012–13 106 2.1 days 2.9 days 224
2011–12 102 2.4 days 2.9 days 245

Knee replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged knee joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for knee replacements without complications.

Knee replacement: 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 41 NP 4.1 days 153
2015–16 71 4.7 days 4.3 days 335
2014–15 57 4.6 days 4.6 days 262
2013–14 42 NP 4.8 days 194
2012–13 78 4.8 days 4.8 days 374
2011–12 92 5.4 days 5.0 days 494

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

Hip replacements are surgical procedures to replace damaged hip joints, most commonly for arthritis. The data presented here relate to patients who stayed one or more nights for hip replacements without complications.

Hip replacement: 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 49 NP 4.8 days 228
2015–16 76 4.5 days 4.8 days 341
2014–15 67 5.7 days 5.3 days 383
2013–14 72 5.8 days 5.4 days 417
2012–13 107 6.0 days 5.7 days 643
2011–12 135 6.4 days 6.1 days 860

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

Prostate removal is the surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland, most commonly performed through the urethra. The data presented here relate to men who stayed one or more nights for transurethral prostate removal without complications.

Prostate removal: 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 35 NP 2.4 days 72
2015–16 84 2.6 days 2.4 days 216
2014–15 37 NP 2.6 days 95
2013–14 71 2.1 days 2.6 days 148
2012–13 69 2.2 days 2.7 days 151
2011–12 121 2.1 days 2.8 days 254

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