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Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatient and Accident and Emergency Data - April 2009 to March 2010Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 29 Jul 2010
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2009 to 31 Mar 2010
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.
In the year from April 2009 to March 2010 there were:
16.8 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 58% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.5 million were day cases.
14.5 million finished admission episodes (FAEs), of which 5.2 million were emergency admissions.
83.9 million outpatient appointments made, with 67.2 million (80.1%) of these attended by the patient.
6.7 million outpatient appointments not attended by the patient, representing 8.0% of all appointments.
Accident and Emergency (experimental statistics):
15.5 million A&E attendances recorded in A&E HES. Of these 3.4 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: Assaults:
In the current year from April 2009 to March 2010 there were 42,370 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,332 (62.1%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 16,038 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from April 2008 to March 2009 there were 42,520 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,539 (62.4%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 15,981 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault decreased by 0.4% in England with a decrease of 0.8% in TKAP phase II areas and an increase of 0.4% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,537 finished admission episodes recorded in the year April 2009 to March 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP phase II areas, representing a decrease of 208 (1.9%) from the previous year (April 2008 to March 2009).
There were 6,317 finished admission episodes recorded in the year April 2009 to March 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within non-TKAP areas, representing an increase of 46 (0.7%) from the previous year (April 2008 to March 2009).
Topic of interest: A+E Sports Injuries:
There were 313,226 A&E attendances record in HES for sports related injuries. This compares to 274,056 attendances in the same period for the previous year, an increase / coverage improvement of 14%.
Sports injuries accounted for 2% (313,226) of all A&E attendances recorded (15,467,243).
80% (249,394) of A&E attendances for sports injuries were for males, whilst 19% (60,904) were female.
Around 51% 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.