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 Hospital9
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital188
Plymouth Hospital<5
Community Hospital<5
Outside Devon<5
Total197

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital12
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital269
Plymouth Hospital10
Community Hospital14
Outside Devon46
Total351

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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 Hospital#
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital97
Plymouth Hospital#
Community Hospital88
Outside Devon7
Total192

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital<5
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital65
Plymouth Hospital0
Home11
Community Hospital0
Outside Devon0
Total76

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