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Publication, Part of

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

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country
Date Range:
01 Apr 2009 to 30 Nov 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 December 2008 to November 2009 there were:

Inpatients:
16.6 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.5% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.4 million were day cases.
14.4 million admission episodes, of which 5.1 million were emergency admissions.

Outpatients:
80.7 million outpatient appointments, with 65.0 million (80.5%) of these attended by the patient.
6.4 million outpatient appointments were not attended by the patient, representing 7.9% of all appointments.

Accident and Emergency (experimental statistics):
14.9 million A&E attendances recorded in A&E HES. Of these 3.2 million (22%) resulted in admission to hospital for inpatient treatment, 2.8 million (18%) A&E attendances resulted in a GP follow up, and 5.8 million (39%) were discharged with no follow up.

Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from December 2008 to November 2009 there were 43,446 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 27,064 (62.3%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 16,382 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from December 2007 to November 2008 there were 42,145 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,263 (62.3%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP) local authorities and 15,882 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 3.1% in England with an increase of 3.0% in TKAP areas and an increase of 3.1% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,800 finished admission episodes recorded in the year December 2008 to November 2009 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP areas, representing an increase of 32 (0.3%) from the previous year (December 2007 to November 2008).
There were 6,509 finished admission episodes recorded in the year December 2008 to November 2009 for people aged between 13-24 within non-TKAP areas, representing an increase of 160 (2.5%) from the previous year (December 2007 to November 2008).

Topic of interest: Intentional Self Harm:
From December 2008 to November 2009 there were 102,527 admission episodes with a primary cause code of intentional self harm.
There were 101,189 comparable admissions from December 2007 to November 2008
The increase between these two periods was 1.3%
59% of admissions from December 2008 to November 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 315 admissions per 100,000 population.

Topic of interest: NHS Hospital Deliveries:
In the year from December 2008 to November 2009 there were 649,870 finished consultant delivery episodes in NHS hospitals, England.
In the year from December 2007 to November 2008 there were 657,194 finished consultant delivery episodes in NHS hospitals, England.
This represents a decrease of 7,324 (1%) finished consultant delivery episodes for the period December 2008 to November 2009 compared to the previous year (December 2007 to November 2008).

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