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

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital12
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital222
Plymouth Hospital785
Community Hospital6
Outside Devon26
Total1,051

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital75
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital310
Plymouth Hospital1,376
Community Hospital94
Outside Devon267
Total2,122

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Urgent Care 2016

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

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital23
Barnstaple Hospital#
Torbay Hospital628
Plymouth Hospital1,371
Community Hospital476
Outside Devon130
Total2,628

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital14
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital98
Plymouth Hospital370
Home45
Community Hospital8
Outside Devon5
Total540

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