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Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatients and Accident and Emergency Data - April 2010 to February 2011

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01 Apr 2010 to 28 Feb 2011


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 2010 to February 2011 there were:

17.3 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 58.4% (10.1 million) of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and 5.7 million of which were day cases.
14.9 million finished admission episodes (FAEs), of which 5.3 million were emergency admissions.

87.7 million outpatient appointments made, with 70.0 million (79.9%) of these attended by the patient.
6.9 million outpatient appointments not attended by the patient, representing 7.8% of all appointments.

Accident and Emergency (Experimental Data):
16.2 million A&E attendances recorded in A&E HES. Of these 3.5 million (22.0%) resulted in admission to hospital for inpatient treatment, 3.0 million (18.7%) resulted in a GP follow up, and 6.2 million (38.6%) were discharged with no follow up.

Monthly topic of interest: Falls:
falls accounted for 459,344 finished admission episodes (FAE), a 4.2% increase on the previous 12 months. Overall admissions increased 2.8% over the same period
'Unspecified falls' (183,606) accounted for the highest proportion of admissions, followed by, 'fall on same level from slipping tripping and stumbling' (88,630),
As a percentage of all admissions, admissions for falls were highest in the South East Coast Strategic Health Authority.
141,788 Females aged 80 or over were admitted to hospital because of a fall, representing 30.9% of all admissions because of a fall.


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