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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 Hospital56
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital659
Plymouth Hospital34
Community Hospital6
Outside Devon10
Total765

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital220
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital846
Plymouth Hospital111
Community Hospital34
Outside Devon90
Total1,301

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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 Hospital48
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital307
Plymouth Hospital9
Community Hospital295
Outside Devon#
Total659

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital77
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital204
Plymouth Hospital<5
Home21
Community Hospital24
Outside Devon0
Total326

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