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 Hospital1,045
Barnstaple Hospital6
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital6
Community Hospital28
Outside Devon44
Total1,129

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital2,709
Barnstaple Hospital26
Torbay Hospital5
Plymouth Hospital16
Community Hospital402
Outside Devon119
Total3,277

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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 Hospital1,752
Barnstaple Hospital21
Torbay Hospital17
Plymouth Hospital7
Community Hospital3,588
Outside Devon208
Total5,593

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital800
Barnstaple Hospital6
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital6
Home24
Community Hospital139
Outside Devon53
Total1,028

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