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Fewer than 50 beds
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Royal Prince Alfred Institute of Rheumatology & Orthopaedics

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Length of stay in hospital

Length of stay for selected surgical procedures

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 322 stays at this hospital for knee replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 5.1 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 322 5.1 days Not peered 1,657
2015–16 335 5.0 days Not peered 1,672
2014–15 306 5.2 days Not peered 1,600
2013–14 281 5.1 days Not peered 1,434
2012–13 338 5.3 days Not peered 1,784
2011–12 367 5.3 days Not peered 1,935

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 191 stays at this hospital for hip replacement, of which 100% were overnight stays. The average length of overnight stays at this hospital was 5.3 days.

Year Number of overnight stays Average length of stay Peer group average Total overnight patient bed days
2016–17 191 5.3 days Not peered 1,014
2015–16 212 5.0 days Not peered 1,052
2014–15 204 4.9 days Not peered 998
2013–14 210 5.3 days Not peered 1,115
2012–13 215 5.2 days Not peered 1,120
2011–12 232 5.5 days Not peered 1,267