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 Hospital23
Barnstaple Hospital797
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital7
Community Hospital6
Outside Devon33
Total866

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital319
Barnstaple Hospital1,298
Torbay Hospital<5
Plymouth Hospital26
Community Hospital12
Outside Devon66
Total1,721

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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 Hospital26
Barnstaple Hospital2,139
Torbay Hospital5
Plymouth Hospital6
Community Hospital86
Outside Devon101
Total2,363

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital8
Barnstaple Hospital672
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital<5
Home21
Community Hospital0
Outside Devon8
Total709

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