Select Committee on Health Memoranda


MEMORANDUM

Memorandum by the Department of Health

Table 4.12.1

FINISHED CONSULTANT EPISODES (ORDINARY AND DAY CASES COMBINED) IN ACUTE, GERIATRIC AND MATERNITY SECTOR

£'000s

Year and sector
England
Northern &
Yorkshire
Trent
West
Midlands
North
West
Eastern
London
South
East
South
West

Acute
1996-97
8,710
1,246
915
935
1,408
776
1,276
1,264
888
1997-98
9,016
1,273
977
964
1,485
803
1,286
1,283
945
per cent change
3.5
2.2
6.7
3.2
5.5
3.4
0.7
1.5
6.4
1996-97 to 1997-98
Geriatric
1996-97
554
82
50
47
92
75
70
86
51
1997-98
534
83
41
42
87
76
70
89
47
per cent change
-3.6
0.0
-18.6
-11.8
-6.1
2.3
-0.3
3.0
-7.3
1996-97 to 1997-98
Maternity
1996-97
1,143
147
106
134
177
104
198
172
104
1997-98
1,129
147
104
130
171
103
190
180
105
per cent change
-1.2
-0.3
-1.3
-3.4
-3.7
-0.5
-4.2
4.2
0.7
1996-97 to 1997-98


  1.  Figures reflect Regional Offices as in 1998-99.

  2.  Figures for well babies are not included in totals for acute or maternity.

  3.  NHS hospitals in England.

  4.  Percentages calculated on unrounded figures.

  5.   Source: KP70 return.

Table 4.12.2

ORDINARY AND DAY CASE ADMISSIONS COMBINED, BY METHOD OF ADMISSION AND REGIONAL OFFICE


England
Northern &
Yorkshire
Trent
Anglia &
Oxford
North
Thames
South
Thames
South &
West
West
Midlands
North
West

Year 1996-97 (Provisional and unadjusted for shortfalls in data
Waiting list
2,588
386
278
198
297
304
355
300
469
Booked
1,586
248
115
155
266
234
175
132
261
Planned
597
83
63
49
68
45
119
65
104
Emergency
3,440
533
361
278
435
446
431
392
564
Total
8,211
1,248
817
681
1,067
1,029
1,081
889
1,399
Emergency as per cent of total
42
43
44
41
41
43
40
44
40
Maternity antepartum (not included in above total)
919
123
90
69
132
134
111
115
146
Year 1997-98 (Provisional and unadjusted for shortfalls in data)

Waiting list
2,642
388
291
213
296
292
367
301
493
Booked
1,658
242
118
201
309
204
187
129
268
Planned
691
86
70
63
87
50
133
78
123
Emergency
3,583
546
362
339
465
444
452
407
567
Total
8,574
1,262
841
816
1,157
990
1,140
916
1,451
Emergency as per cent of total
42
43
43
42
40
45
40
44
39
Maternity antepartum (not included in above total)
965
125
93
95
140
131
117
116
147


  Source: Hospital Episode Statistics.

Table 4.12.3

FINISHED CONSULTANT EPISODES, ORDINARY ADMISSIONS, GENERAL & ACUTE SECTOR

£'000s

YearEnglandNorthern &
Yorkshire
TrentWest
Midlands
North
West
EasternLondon South
East
South
West

1996-976,395917 6946941,013 595893943 646
1997-986,514922 7137041,036 614897960 668
Per cent change
1996-97 to 1997-98
1.9%0.6%2.8% 1.5%2.2%3.1% 0.5%1.8%3.3%


Footnotes:

  1.  Figures reflect Regional Offices as in 1998-99

  2.  Figures for well babies are not included

  3.  NHS hospitals in England

  4.  Percentages calculated on unrounded figures

  5.   Source: KP70 return





 
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