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Publication, Part of

Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatients and Accident and Emergency Data - April 2010 to August 2010

Official statistics
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01 Apr 2010 to 30 Aug 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.

Key Facts

In the year from September 2009 to August 2010 there were:

17.1 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 58.2% (9.9 million) of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.6 million were day cases.
14.7 million finished admission episodes (FAEs), of which 5.2 million were emergency admissions.

85.9 million outpatient appointments made, with 68.6 million (79.9%) of these attended by the patient.
6.8 million outpatient appointments not attended by the patient, representing 7.9% of all appointments.

Accident and Emergency (Experimental Data):
15.7 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 - complications:
In the year from September 2009 to August 2010 there were 17,051,769 FCEs (Finished Consultant Episodes) of which 372,786 resulted from a complication (21.9 per 1,000 FCEs).
In the previous year from September 2008 to August 2009 there were 16,444,127 FCEs (Finished Consultant Episodes) of which 335,653 resulted from a complication (20.4 per 1,000 FCEs).
The 60-79 age group experienced the most complications in the year September 2009 to August 2010. 149,150 or 40% of all complications.


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