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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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50 to 99 beds
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Port Lincoln Health Service

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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 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 20 NP 2.0 days 40
2015–16 25 NP 1.9 days 40
2014–15 37 NP 2.0 days 53
2013–14 28 NP 2.0 days 46
2012–13 22 NP 2.2 days 39
2011–12 31 NP 2.2 days 41

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

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 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 1.3 days 58
2015–16 34 NP 1.3 days 57
2014–15 30 NP 1.3 days 51
2013–14 32 NP 1.3 days 47
2012–13 54 2.0 days 1.4 days 108
2011–12 41 NP 1.4 days 64

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 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 1.9 days 5
2015–16 <5 NP 1.9 days <5
2014–15 7 NP 2.0 days 13
2013–14 6 NP 2.0 days 8
2012–13 <5 NP 2.1 days <5
2011–12 <5 NP 2.2 days <5

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 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 2.4 days 52
2015–16 10 NP 2.5 days 30
2014–15 16 NP 2.7 days 52
2013–14 10 NP 2.8 days 36
2012–13 12 NP 2.9 days 39
2011–12 14 NP 3.1 days 42

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 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 2.1 days <5
2015–16 <5 NP 2.1 days 8
2014–15 <5 NP 2.2 days 6
2013–14 <5 NP 2.4 days <5
2012–13 <5 NP 2.3 days 7

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