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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 May 2010

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country
Date Range:
01 Apr 2010 to 31 May 2010

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 June 2009 to May 2010:

Inpatients:
16.9 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 58.1% (9.8 million) of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.5 million were day cases.
14.6 million finished admission episodes (FAEs), of which 5.2 million were emergency admissions.
 
Outpatients:
84.7 million outpatient appointments made, with 67.7 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 Data):
15.6 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 June 2009 to May 2010 there were 41,237 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 25,669 (62.2%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 15,568 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from June 2008 to May 2009 there were 43,535 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 27,072 (62.2%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 16,463 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault decreased by 5.3% in England with a decrease of 5.2% in TKAP phase II areas and an decrease of 5.4% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,276 finished admission episodes recorded in the year June 2009 to May 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP phase II areas, representing a decrease of 611 (5.6%) from the previous year (June 2008 to May 2009).
There were 6,157 finished admission episodes recorded in the year June 2009 to May 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within non-TKAP areas, representing a decrease of 276 (4.3%) from the previous year (June 2008 to May 2009).

Topic of interest: Fractures:
There were 343,536 hospital admissions for fractures, this compares to 327,746 in the same period in the previous year, an increase of 4.8%.
52.4% (180,005) of hospital admissions for fractures were for females, whilst 47.6% (163,502) were for males.
For people in the 39 and under age groups, the month(s) where they are most likely to be admitted to hospital for a fracture between June and September.  People aged 40 and over are most likely to be admitted to hospital because of a fracture in either December or January.

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