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

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Geographic coverage:
England
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Country
Date range:
01 Apr 2009 to 30 Jun 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 July 08 to June 09 there were:

Inpatients:
16.3 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.1% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.2 million were day cases.
14.1 million admission episodes, of which 5.0 million were emergency admissions.

Outpatients:
75.9 million outpatient appointments were made, with 61.4 million (80.9%) of these attended by the patient.
6.0 million outpatient appointments were not attended by the patient, representing 8.0% of all appointments.

Topic of interest: Bariatric Surgery:
In the year from July 08 to June 09 there were 4,619 finished consultant episodes for "bariatric surgery" with a primary diagnosis of obesity.
In the previous year, July 07 to June 08, there were 3,064 such episodes.
Between these periods the total number of finished consultant episodes increased by 50.8%.
The largest percentage of finished consultant episodes for "bariatric surgery", with a primary diagnosis of obesity, are attributed to Females (76.8%) for the current year, compared to 77.8% last year, representing a 1.0 percentage point decrease.

Topic of interest: Complications:
In the year from July 08 to June 09 there were 16,251,518 FCEs (Finished Consultant Episodes) of which 325,822 resulted from a complication (20 per 1,000 procedures).
In the year from July 07 to June 08 there were 15,583,032 FCEs of which 294,551 resulted from a complication (18.9 per 1,000 procedures).
The 60-79 age group experiences the most complications, some 131,197 or 40% of all complications, for the year July 08 to June 09.

Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from July 08 to June 09 there were 43,441 Finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 27,101 (62.4%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 16,340 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from July 07 to June 08 there were 42,492 Finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,651 (62.7%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 15,841 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 2.2% in England with a increased of 1.7% in TKAP areas and an increase of 3.2% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,864 Finished admission episodes recorded in the year July 08 to June 09 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP

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