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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 Hospital22
Barnstaple Hospital207
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital15
Community Hospital15
Outside Devon<5
Total259

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital452
Barnstaple Hospital196
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital36
Community Hospital43
Outside Devon16
Total743

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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 Hospital28
Barnstaple Hospital298
Torbay Hospital#
Plymouth Hospital19
Community Hospital14
Outside Devon215
Total574

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital27
Barnstaple Hospital107
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital<5
Home8
Community Hospital8
Outside Devon6
Total156

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