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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 Hospital153
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital<5
Community Hospital<5
Outside Devon5
Total158

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital396
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital0
Community Hospital69
Outside Devon14
Total479

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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 Hospital234
Barnstaple Hospital#
Torbay Hospital#
Plymouth Hospital#
Community Hospital413
Outside Devon22
Total669

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital47
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital0
Home0
Community Hospital6
Outside Devon5
Total58

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