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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 Hospital19
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital592
Plymouth Hospital12
Community Hospital9
Outside Devon9
Total641

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital145
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital810
Plymouth Hospital49
Community Hospital35
Outside Devon103
Total1,142

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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 Hospital13
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital286
Plymouth Hospital#
Community Hospital212
Outside Devon13
Total524

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital8
Barnstaple Hospital0
Torbay Hospital183
Plymouth Hospital<5
Home22
Community Hospital19
Outside Devon<5
Total232

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