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Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatient and Accident and Emergency Data - April 2009 to December 2009

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
County
Date Range:
01 Apr 2009 to 31 Dec 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 January 2009 to December 2009 there were:

Inpatients:
16.7 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.6% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.4 million were day cases.
14.5 million admission episodes, of which 5.1 million were emergency admissions.

Outpatients:
81.6 million outpatient appointments were made, with 65.6 million (80.4%) of these attended by the patient.
6.5 million outpatient appointments were not attended by the patient, representing 7.9% of all appointments.
 
Accident and Emergency (experimental statistics):
15.1 million A&E attendances recorded in A&E HES. Of these 3.3 million (22%) resulted in admission to hospital for inpatient treatment, 2.8 million (19%) resulted in a GP follow up, and 5.9 million (39%) were discharged with no follow up.

Topic of interest: Influenza:
In the year from January 2009 to December 2009 there were 33,376 completed Finished Consultant Episodes (FCE) bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
In the previous year from January 2008 to December 2008 there were 4,163 completed FCE bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
This represents an increase of 29,213 (701.7%) FCE bed days for the period January 2009 to December 2009 compared to the previous year (January 2008 to December 2008), primarily driven by large increases from July 09 onwards.

Topic of interest: NHS Hospital Deliveries:
In the year from January 2009 to December 2009 there were 651,399 finished consultant delivery episodes in NHS hospitals, England.
In the year from January 2008 to December 2008 there were 657,300 finished consultant delivery episodes in NHS hospitals, England
This represents a decrease of 5,901 (1%) finished consultant delivery episodes for the period January 2009 to December 2009 compared to the previous year (January 2008 to December 2008).

Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from January 2009 to December 2009 there were 43,417 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,944 (62.1%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 16,473 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from January 2008 to December 2008 there were 42,166 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,325 (62.4%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 15,841 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 3% in England with an increase of 2.4% in TKAP phase II areas and an increase of 4% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,778 finished admission episodes recorded in the year January 2009 to December 2009 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP phase II areas, representing a decrease of 21 (0.2%) from the previous year (January 2008 to December 2008).
There were 6,550 finished admission episodes recorded in the year January 2009 to December 2009 for people aged between 13-24 within non-TKAP areas, representing an increase of 276 (4.4%) from the previous year (January 2008 to December 2008).

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