Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Last 3 Year Summary Stats

HES  Summary Stats for Most Recent 3 Years

NHS England: HES, Inpatient Primary Diagnosis summary table. 

Description

The Primary Diagnosis: summary tables group together broadly associated diagnosis codes to provide a reference summary for the otherwise extremely detailed diagnosis field. The codes, normally covering a range, are at a 3-character level that consists of a letter followed by two numbers. The codes are accompanied by a complete description of the diagnosis group.

  2007 2008 2009
  Total (A00-Z99) Total (A00-Z99) Total (A00-Z99)
Finished Consultant Episodes 14,784,581 15,359,062 16,232,579
Admissions 12,976,273 13,479,828 14,152,692
Male 6,483,429 6,721,648 7,145,742
Emergency 4,700,017 4,753,368 5,010,670
% Admissions / Emergency 36.2% 35.3% 35.4%
Waiting list 4,550,689.00 4,862,278.00 5,167,989.00
Mean time waited 73.0 60.0 48.0
Median time waited 49.0 42.0 35.0
Mean length of stay 6.3 5.7 5.7
Median length of stay 2.0 1.0 1.0
Mean age 49.0 49.6 50.3
Age 0-14 1,791,408 1,840,024 1,901,736
Age 15-59 6,724,391 6,929,479 7,132,442
Age 60-74 3,066,605 3,241,986 3,500,406
Age 75+ 3,174,676 3,314,849 3,637,446
Total Age 14,757,080 15,326,338 16,172,030
Day Case 4,373,390 4,766,383 5,220,516
FCE Bed Days 50,080,570 48,267,447 51,841,443
FCE Bed Days / Admissions 3.86 3.58 3.66

Source: HES

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