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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 Hospital1,436
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital5
Community Hospital51
Outside Devon32


Elective admissions 2016

RD&E Exeter Hospital2,593
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital12
Plymouth Hospital34
Community Hospital379
Outside Devon146


Urgent Care 2016

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

RD&E Exeter Hospital2,783
Barnstaple Hospital#
Torbay Hospital16
Plymouth Hospital9
Community Hospital1,112
Outside Devon171


Births 2010-2015

RD&E Exeter Hospital471
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital<5
Community Hospital32
Outside Devon<5