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Hospital Outpatient Activity 2020-21

National statistics

National Statistics

Summary Report - Treatment Specialities

Summary - treatment specialties with the greatest number of attendances, 2020-21

Ophthalmology, Trauma & Orthopaedics and Diagnostic Imaging specialties have recorded the highest levels of attendances in 2020-21 with 5.5 million, 4.9 million and 3.6 million attendances respectively.

The five most common treatment specialties accounted for 26.2 per cent of all outpatient attendances.

Ophthalmology recorded the lowest ratio between attended and did not attend appointments with approximately 10.9 attendances for each appointment where the patient did not attend.

Last edited: 10 January 2023 2:45 pm