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Respiratory Diseases (Emergency Admissions)

Volume 403: debated on Monday 7 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many emergency admissions to acute hospitals in (a) the West Midlands (South) Strategic Health Authority area and (b) the Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust related to respiratory diseases in the most recent 12 month period for which figures are available. [106493]

The information is shown in the following table.The table shows the number of emergency admissions where the primary diagnosis was respiratory diseases for the year 2001–02 for all acute trusts within the West Midlands South Strategic Health Authority geographical area.

Acute Trust

In Year Admission Episodes

South Warwickshire General Hospitals NHS Trust1,618
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust3,353
Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust1,303
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust1,387
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust4,286

Source:

Hospital Episode Statistics