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100 to 199 beds
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Peel Health Campus

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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 211 stays at this hospital for cellulitis, of which 76% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.4 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
2016–17 160 2.4 days 3.1 days 380
2015–16 175 4.9 days 3.0 days 849
2014–15 269 4.6 days 3.3 days 1,247
2013–14 301 5.0 days 3.4 days 1,492
2012–13 271 6.0 days 3.6 days 1,619
2011–12 225 6.3 days 3.9 days 1,421

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, there were a total of 237 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (without complications), of which 95% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.4 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 3.9 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 224 4.4 days 3.9 days 978
2015–16 243 4.2 days 3.9 days 1,015
2014–15 228 4.5 days 4.1 days 1,016
2013–14 196 4.4 days 4.3 days 853
2012–13 175 4.6 days 4.5 days 798
2011–12 189 4.8 days 4.9 days 900

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

In 2016–17, there were a total of 54 stays at this hospital for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with complications), of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 7.8 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 6.5 days.

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 54 7.8 days 6.5 days 421
2015–16 54 9.0 days 6.4 days 485
2014–15 33 NP 7.0 days 248
2013–14 34 NP 7.2 days 283
2012–13 19 NP 7.6 days 155
2011–12 17 NP 8.5 days 138

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (with 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, there were a total of 103 stays at this hospital for heart failure (without complications), of which 95% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.2 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 98 4.0 days 4.2 days 389
2015–16 114 5.2 days 4.1 days 589
2014–15 108 4.6 days 4.2 days 493
2013–14 69 4.0 days 4.6 days 273
2012–13 70 4.7 days 4.7 days 329
2011–12 69 4.2 days 5.1 days 291

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 39 NP 8.1 days 366
2015–16 35 NP 7.7 days 384
2014–15 30 NP 8.4 days 330
2013–14 29 NP 9.0 days 223
2012–13 26 NP 9.3 days 229
2011–12 12 NP 9.9 days 96

Heart failure (with 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 171 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (without complications), of which 83% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.5 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
2016–17 142 2.5 days 2.5 days 360
2015–16 146 2.8 days 2.6 days 409
2014–15 178 2.9 days 2.8 days 519
2013–14 142 3.2 days 2.9 days 452
2012–13 113 4.3 days 2.9 days 485
2011–12 93 2.5 days 3.1 days 232

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

In 2016–17, there were a total of 64 stays at this hospital for kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications), of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 7.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 5.8 days.

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 64 7.0 days 5.8 days 448
2015–16 68 6.1 days 5.7 days 417
2014–15 51 6.6 days 6.2 days 335
2013–14 34 NP 6.5 days 253
2012–13 46 NP 6.9 days 382
2011–12 16 NP 8.1 days 120

Kidney and urinary tract infections (with complications)

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