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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 Hospital212
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital<5
Community Hospital7
Outside Devon8
Total227

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital597
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital0
Community Hospital57
Outside Devon13
Total667

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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 Hospital327
Barnstaple Hospital#
Torbay Hospital#
Plymouth Hospital#
Community Hospital639
Outside Devon28
Total994

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital155
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital0
Home7
Community Hospital26
Outside Devon7
Total195

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