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 Hospital138
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital<5
Community Hospital7
Outside Devon<5
Total145

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital515
Barnstaple Hospital5
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital39
Community Hospital51
Outside Devon13
Total623

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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 Hospital294
Barnstaple Hospital7
Torbay Hospital#
Plymouth Hospital#
Community Hospital223
Outside Devon21
Total545

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital77
Barnstaple Hospital<5
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital0
Home8
Community Hospital8
Outside Devon0
Total93

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