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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 Hospital164
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital<5
Community Hospital<5
Outside Devon8
Total172

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital327
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital9
Community Hospital70
Outside Devon27
Total433

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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 Hospital341
Barnstaple Hospital#
Torbay Hospital#
Plymouth Hospital#
Community Hospital248
Outside Devon30
Total619

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital189
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital0
Home9
Community Hospital12
Outside Devon0
Total210

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