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

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01 Apr 2010 to 31 Mar 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 April 2010 to March 2011 there were:

17.2 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 58.5% (10.0 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 (79.8%) 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 3.6 million (22.0%) resulted in admission to hospital for inpatient treatment, 3.1 million (18.8%) resulted in a GP follow up, and 6.3 million (38.6%) were discharged with no follow up.

Monthly topic of interest: Assaults
Assaults accounted for 41,262 finished admission episodes (FAE), a 2.6% decrease on the previous 12 month period when there were 42,378 finished admission episodes (FAE). Overall admissions increased 2.3% over the same period.
'Assault by bodily force' (26,571) accounted for the highest number of assault admissions, followed by, 'assault by sharp object' (4,643) and 'assault by blunt object' (3,237).
North West Strategic Health Authority had the highest number of admissions for assault 8,341 representing 20.2% of all assault admissions. South Central SHA had the fewest admissions for assault 1,812 (4.4%).
Males represented 82.4% of all assault admissions, the majority of which were aged between 18 and 25.
There were a total of 186,234 A&E attendances as a result of assault, a 3.8% decrease on the previous 12 months. Overall A&E Attendances increased 4.3% over the same period.


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