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.
Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatient and Accident and Emergency Data - April 2010Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 10 Aug 2010
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2010 to 30 Apr 2010
In the year from May 2009 to April 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.
84.1 million outpatient appointments made, with 67.3 million (80.0%) of these attended by the patient.
6.7 million outpatient appointments not attended by the patient, representing 7.9% 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 6.1 million (39%) were discharged with no follow up.
Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from May 2009 to April 2010 there were 41,844 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,000 (62.1%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 15,844 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from May 2008 to April 2009 there were 43,194 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,909 (62.3%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 16,285 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault decreased by 3.1% in England with an decrease of 3.4% in TKAP phase II areas and an decrease of 2.7% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,398 finished admission episodes recorded in the year May 2009 to April 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP phase II areas, representing a decrease of 482 (4.4%) from the previous year (May 2008 to April 2009).
There were 6,224 finished admission episodes recorded in the year May 2009 to April 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within non-TKAP areas, representing a decrease of 137 (2.2%) from the previous year (May 2008 to April 2009).
Topic of interest: Asthma:
There were 67,970 finished admission episodes (FAEs) with a primary diagnosis of asthma, compared to 71,036 between May 2008 and April 2009, representing a 4.3% decrease.
Females accounted for 56.2% of episodes (38,176), while males accounted for 43.8% (29,792) FAEs.
Those aged 16 and under incurred the highest number of admission episodes.