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

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Geographic coverage:
England
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Date range:
01 Apr 2009 to 30 Sep 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 October 2008 to September 2009 there were:

Inpatients:
16.4 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.3% 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:
78.7 million outpatient appointments were made, with 63.4 million (80.6%) 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 October 08 to September 09 there were 43,478 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 27,076 (62.3%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 16,402 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from October 07 to September 08 there were 42,362 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,475 (62.5%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 15,887 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 2.6% in England with an increase of 2.3% in TKAP areas and an increase of 3.2% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,896 finished admission episodes recorded in the year October 08 to September 09 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP areas, representing a increase of 41 (0.4%) from the previous year (October 07 to September 08).
There were 6,501 finished admission episodes recorded in the year October 08 to September 09 for people aged between 13-24 within Non-TKAP areas, representing a increase of 110 (1.7%) from the previous year (October 07 to September 08).

Topic of interest: Influenza:
In the year from October 2008 to September 2009 there were 13,894 completed finished consultant episodes (FCE) bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above) • In the previous year from October 2007 to September 2008 there were 3,389 completed FCE bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
This represents an increase of 10,505 (310%) FCE bed days for the period October 2008 to September 2009 compared to the previous year (October 2007 to September 2008), primarily driven by increases over the quarter (July 2009 to September 2009).

Topic of interest: Intentional Self Harm:
From October 2008 to September 2009 there were 102,371 admission episodes with a primary cause code of intentional self harm.
There were 100,097 comparable admissions from October 2008 to September 2008
The increase between these two periods was 2.3%
59% of admissions from October 2008 to September 2009 were by female patients
The highest rate of admission per head of population was for patients resident in the North East SHA area with 318 admissions per 100,000 population.

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