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Provisional Monthly Hospital Episode Statistics for Admitted Patient Care, Outpatient and Accident and Emergency Data - April 2009 to January 2010

09:36 July 26, 2017 - 09:30 May 11, 2010
Publication date: May 11, 2010
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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 February 2009 to January 2010 there were:

Inpatients:
16.6 million finished consultant episodes (FCEs), 57.7% of which included at least one procedure or intervention, and of these 5.4 million were day cases.
14.4 million finished admission episodes (FAEs), of which 5.1 million were emergency admissions.

Outpatients:
81.7 million outpatient appointments made, with 65.4 million (80.1%) of these attended by the patient.
6.5 million outpatient appointments not attended by the patient, representing 8.0% of all appointments.

Accident and Emergency (experimental statistics):
15.2 million A&E attendances recorded in A&E HES. Of these 3.3 million (22%) resulted in admission to hospital for inpatient treatment, 2.8 million (19%) resulted in a GP follow up, and 5.9 million (39%) were discharged with no follow up.

Topic of interest: Assaults:
In the current year from February 2009 to January 2010 there were 43,046 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,640 (61.9%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 16,406 from non-TKAP areas.
In the previous year from February 2008 to January 2009 there were 42,112 finished admission episodes for assault (all age groups), of these 26,304 (62.5%) were from Tackling Knives Action Programme (TKAP phase II) local authorities and 15,808 from non-TKAP areas.
Between these periods admission episodes for assault increased by 2.2% in England with an increase of 1.3% in TKAP phase II areas and an increase of 3.8% in Non-TKAP areas.
There were 10,671 finished admission episodes recorded in the year February 2009 to January 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within TKAP phase II areas, representing a decrease of 91 (0.8%) from the previous year (February 2008 to January 2009).
There were 6,536 finished admission episodes recorded in the year February 2009 to January 2010 for people aged between 13-24 within non-TKAP areas, representing an increase of 305 (4.9%) from the previous year (February 2008 to January 2009).

Topic of interest: Influenza:
In the year from Feb 09 to Jan 10 there were 35,288 completed Finished Consultant Episodes (FCE) bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
In the previous year from Feb 08 to Jan 09 there were 4,939 completed FCE bed days where the primary diagnosis was either J10 or J11 (see above)
This represents an increase of 30,349 (614.5%) FCE bed days for the period Feb 09 to Jan 10 compared to the previous year (Feb 08 to Jan 09), primarily driven by large increases from July 09 onwards.

Topic of interest: A+E Sports Injuries:
There were 304,947 A&E attendances record in HES for sports related injuries. This compares to 266,230 attendances in the same period for the previous year, an increase / coverage improvement of 15%.
Sports injuries accounted for 2% (304,947) of all A&E attendances recorded (15,190,523).
80% (243,152) of A&E attendances for sports injuries were for males, whilst 19% (58,994) were for females.
Around 53% of A&E attendances for sports injuries result in the patient being discharged with no further follow up. Only 3% resulted in the patient being admitted as an inpatient.

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Coverage

Date Range: April 01, 2009 to January 31, 2010
Geographical coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
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