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Emergency Admissions

Volume 401: debated on Tuesday 18 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the National Priorities Guidance target to reduce the per capita rate of growth in emergency admissions of people aged 75 or over to an annual average of 3 per cent. up to 2002–03. [102523]

Comparing emergency admissions data for the first three quarters of 2002–03 with the first three quarters of 2001–02 suggests a growth in emergency admissions of 1.1 per cent.