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Use of health services

The availability and use of health services varies considerably by area. This set of charts and tables show the number and percentage of health care admissions and attendances for the area by service used. The services are the four hospitals in Devon, community hospitals and local minor injury units and walk-in centres, providers outside Devon, and in the case of births, home births. The activity types are non-elective or unplanned admissions, elective or planned admissions, urgent care activity (A&E, walk-in centres and minor injuries unit), and births.

Counts of less than 5 are suppressed; totals are the sum of non-suppressed figures.

Non elective admissions 2016

RD&E Exeter Hospital8
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital567
Plymouth Hospital618
Community Hospital13
Outside Devon45


Elective admissions 2016

RD&E Exeter Hospital129
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital668
Plymouth Hospital957
Community Hospital225
Outside Devon269


Urgent Care 2016

A&E is accident and emergency, MIU is minor injury unit, WIC is walk-in centre

RD&E Exeter Hospital13
Barnstaple Hospital#
Torbay Hospital729
Plymouth Hospital626
Community Hospital1,193
Outside Devon198


Births 2010-2015

RD&E Exeter Hospital<5
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital242
Plymouth Hospital254
Community Hospital<5
Outside Devon7