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The MyHospitals website is moving on 31 March 2020

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.

In some cases, the way you find information has changed. If you need help finding anything, please contact the AIHW.

Once the website has moved, you will be able to access old archived versions of the previously published data through Trove, the National Library of Australia’s web archive. Please note the interactive content will not work in the archived version.

More than 500 beds
This is a public hospital

St George Hospital NSW

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Length of stay in hospital

Number of stays

A stay in hospital, termed patient admission, represents a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, surgical, medical, other acute care, mental health, rehabilitation care, palliative care and other subacute and non-acute care.

All patient admissions

Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.

Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17
Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.
Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.
Childbirth 2,528 2,607 2,470 2,520 2,476
Surgical (emergency) 3,310 3,188 3,184 3,310 3,382
Surgical (non-emergency) 4,347 4,688 4,717 4,478 4,797
Medical (emergency) 20,600 21,681 22,033 23,547 25,077
Medical (non-emergency) 19,691 20,128 21,294 21,851 22,725
Other acute (emergency) 1,008 961 1,087 1,089 1,166
Other acute (non-emergency) 760 815 953 994 1,384
Mental health 812 936 1,273 1,113 1,298
Rehabilitation 471 1,565 1,620 1,636 1,842
Palliative 287 201 254 602 496
Other subacute and non-acute 1,309 1,361 1,245 1,062 1,150
Total 55,123 58,131 60,130 62,202 65,793