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Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care and Outpatient Data - April 2009 to August 2009

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country
Date Range:
01 Apr 2009 to 31 Aug 2009

Summary

This is the most recent publication of provisional monthly HES (Hospital Episode Statistics) data for NHS Hospitals in England and activity performed in the Independent sector in England commissioned by English NHS.

Key Facts

In the year from September 08 to August 09 there were:

Inpatients:
16.4 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.2% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.3 million were day cases.
14.3 million admission episodes, of which 5.1 million were emergency admissions.

Outpatients:
77.7 million outpatient appointments were made, with 62.7 million (80.7%) of these attended by the patient.
6.2 million outpatient appointments were not attended by the patient, representing 7.9% of all appointments.

Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from September 08 to August 09 there were 43,696 Finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 27,073 (60.5%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 16,623 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from September 07 to August 08 there were 42,416 Finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,503 (62.5%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 15,913 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 3% in England with an increase of 2.2% in TKAP areas and an increase of 4.5% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,880 Finished admission episodes recorded in the year September 08 to August 09 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP areas, representing a increase of 8 (0.1%) from the previous year (September 07 to August 08).

Topic of interest: Influenza:
In the year from September 08 to August 09 there were 12,213 completed Finished Consultant Episodes (FCE) bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
In the previous year from September 07 to August 08 there were 3,444 completed FCE bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
This represents an increase of 8,769 (254.6%) FCE bed days for the period September 08 to August 09 compared to the previous year (September 07 to August 08), primarily driven by large increases in July 09 and August 09

Topic of interest: Complications:
In the year from September 08 to August 09 there were 16,443,183 FCEs (Finished Consultant Episodes) of which 334,334 resulted from a complication (20.3 per 1,000 procedures).
In the year from September 07 to August 08 there were 15,689,898 FCEs of which 300,376 resulted from a complication (19.1 per 1,000 procedures).
The 60-79 age group experiences the most complications, some 134,515 or 40% of all complications, for the year September 08 to August 09.

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