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Redcliffe 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 146 stays at this hospital for appendix removal, of which 99% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.7 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
2016–17 144 1.7 days 1.9 days 241
2015–16 157 1.5 days 1.9 days 243
2014–15 144 1.8 days 2.0 days 261
2013–14 136 1.8 days 2.0 days 248
2012–13 134 1.8 days 2.1 days 247
2011–12 154 1.8 days 2.1 days 278

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 245 stays at this hospital for gallbladder removal, of which 69% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 1.8 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
2016–17 170 1.8 days 2.0 days 306
2015–16 258 1.5 days 2.0 days 394
2014–15 213 1.6 days 1.9 days 351
2013–14 167 1.5 days 1.9 days 250
2012–13 216 1.6 days 2.0 days 349
2011–12 218 1.4 days 2.0 days 301

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 21 NP 1.8 days 38
2015–16 25 NP 1.9 days 47
2014–15 19 NP 1.9 days 34
2013–14 18 NP 1.9 days 33
2012–13 26 NP 2.0 days 61
2011–12 26 NP 2.1 days 61

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 102 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
2016–17 102 2.1 days 2.5 days 213
2015–16 130 2.3 days 2.6 days 293
2014–15 101 2.4 days 2.7 days 238
2013–14 86 2.5 days 2.8 days 218
2012–13 88 2.8 days 2.9 days 246
2011–12 101 3.1 days 2.9 days 310

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, there were a total of 104 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 4.0 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 104 4.0 days 4.1 days 412
2015–16 132 4.2 days 4.3 days 553
2014–15 101 4.4 days 4.6 days 440
2013–14 88 4.5 days 4.8 days 393
2012–13 105 4.4 days 4.8 days 465
2011–12 92 5.0 days 5.0 days 462

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, there were a total of 117 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 5.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 4.8 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 117 5.2 days 4.8 days 607
2015–16 89 4.4 days 4.8 days 395
2014–15 113 5.3 days 5.3 days 603
2013–14 88 5.1 days 5.4 days 452
2012–13 96 5.3 days 5.7 days 508
2011–12 76 6.4 days 6.1 days 487

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, there were a total of 65 stays at this hospital for prostate removal, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 2.2 days, compared to its national peer group performance of 2.4 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 65 2.2 days 2.4 days 142
2015–16 101 2.1 days 2.4 days 214
2014–15 85 2.1 days 2.6 days 179
2013–14 84 2.3 days 2.6 days 195
2012–13 60 2.4 days 2.7 days 144
2011–12 91 2.6 days 2.8 days 238