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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 Hospital173
Barnstaple Hospital325
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital121
Community Hospital31
Outside Devon19
Total669

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Elective admissions 2016

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital743
Barnstaple Hospital572
Torbay Hospital5
Plymouth Hospital141
Community Hospital101
Outside Devon91
Total1,653

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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 Hospital278
Barnstaple Hospital700
Torbay Hospital8
Plymouth Hospital112
Community Hospital120
Outside Devon541
Total1,759

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Births 2010-2015

 Number
RD&E Exeter Hospital110
Barnstaple Hospital106
Torbay Hospital0
Plymouth Hospital21
Home6
Community Hospital25
Outside Devon<5
Total268

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