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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

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital139
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital<5
Community Hospital<5
Outside Devon48
Total187

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital292
Barnstaple Hospital61
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital25
Community Hospital55
Outside Devon77
Total510

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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 Hospital216
Barnstaple Hospital5
Torbay Hospital#
Plymouth Hospital#
Community Hospital366
Outside Devon115
Total702

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital57
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital<5
Home0
Community Hospital13
Outside Devon23
Total93

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