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.
Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care and Outpatient Data - April 2009 to July 2009Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 10 Nov 2009
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2009 to 31 Jul 2009
In the year from August 08 to July 09 there were:
16.3 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.1% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.3 million were day cases.
14.2 million admission episodes, of which 5.1 million were emergency admissions.
76.7 million outpatient appointments were made, with 62 million (80.8%) of these attended by the patient.
6.1 million outpatient appointments were not attended by the patient, representing 8.0% of all appointments.
Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from August 08 to July 09 there were 43,411 Finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 27,014 (59.8%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 16,397 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from August 07 to July 08 there were 42,556 Finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,629 (62.6%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 15,927 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 2% in England with an increase of 1.4% in TKAP areas and an increase of 3% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,847 Finished admission episodes recorded in the year August 08 to July 09 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP areas, representing a decrease of 106 (1%) from the previous year (August 07 to July 08).
Topic of interest: Complications:
In the year from August 08 to July 09 there were 16,341,400 FCEs (Finished Consultant Episodes) of which 329,020 resulted from a complication (20.1 per 1,000 procedures).
In the year from August 07 to July 08 there were 15,691,318 FCEs of which 298,703 resulted from a complication (19.0 per 1,000 procedures).
The 60-79 age group experiences the most complications, some 132,458 or 40% of all complications, for the year August 08 to July 09.
Topic of interest: Influenza:
In the year from Aug 08 to Jul 09 there were 9,503 completed Finished Consultant Episodes (FCE) bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
In the previous year from Aug 07 to Jul 08 there were 3,539 completed FCE bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
This represents an increase of 5,964 (168.5%) FCE bed days for the period Aug 08 to Jul 09 compared to the previous year (Aug 07 to Jul 08), primarily driven by a large increase in latest month - July 09