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Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatient and Accident and Emergency Data - April 2009 to February 2010

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country
Date Range:
01 Apr 2009 to 28 Feb 2010

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 March 2009 to February 2010 there were:

Inpatients:
16.6 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.7% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.4 million were day cases.
14.4 million finished admission episodes (FAEs), of which 5.1 million were emergency admissions.

Outpatients:
82.4 million outpatient appointments made, with 66.1 million (80.3%) of these attended by the patient.
6.6 million outpatient appointments not attended by the patient, representing 8.0% of all appointments.

Accident and Emergency (experimental statistics):
15.3 million A&E attendances recorded in A&E HES. Of these 3.3 million (22%) resulted in admission to hospital for inpatient treatment, 2.9 million (19%) resulted in a GP follow up, and 6.0 million (39%) were discharged with no follow up.

Topic of interest: A+E Sports Injuries:
There were 308,860 A&E attendances record in HES for sports related injuries. This compares to 262,674 attendances in the same period for the previous year, an increase / coverage improvement of 18%.
Sports injuries accounted for 2% (308,860) of all A&E attendances recorded (15,286,430).
80% (246,200) of A&E attendances for sports injuries were for males, whilst 19% (59,715) were female.
Around 50% of A&E attendances for sports injuries result in the patient being discharged with no further follow up. Only 3% resulted in the patient being admitted as an inpatient.

Topic of interest: Influenza:
In the year from March 2009 to February 2010 there were 36,180 completed finished consultant episodes (FCE) bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
In the previous year from March 2008 to February 2009 there were 5,406 completed FCE bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
This represents an increase of 30,774 (569.3%) FCE bed days for the period March 2009 to February 2010 compared to the previous year (March 2008 to February 2009), primarily driven by large increases from July 2009 onwards.

Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from March 2009 to February 2010 there were 42,558 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,428 (62.1%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 16,130 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from March 2008 to February 2009 there were 42,170 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,308 (62.4%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 15,862 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 0.9% in England with an increase of 0.5% in TKAP phase II areas and an increase of 1.7% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,639 finished admission episodes recorded in the year March 2009 to February 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP phase II areas, representing a decrease of 87 (0.8%) from the previous year (March 2008 to February 2009).
There were 6,405 finished admission episodes recorded in the year March 2009 to February 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within non-TKAP areas, representing an increase of 177 (2.8%) from the previous year (March 2008 to February 2009).

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