To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) in-patient admissions, (b) out-patient and (c) other hospital attendances there were in the last 12 months at (i) Ulster, (ii) Downe, (iii) Lagan Valley, (iv) Whiteabbey, (v) Mid-Ulster, (vi) Tyrone County, (vii) Erne and (viii) Mater Hospitals. 
The information the hon. Member requested on (a) in-patient admissions, (b) out-patient attendances and (c) other hospital attendances at specific hospitals in Northern Ireland is detailed in the following table. The data relates to the 2001–02 financial year.
|Hospital||In-patient Normal in-patient||Day cases||Out- patient||A&E|
Part (a), Inpatient figures at the Ulster, Mid Ulster and Tyrone County include Ambulatory Care attendances; other hospitals classify these cases as Out-patients.
Part (c), the only other hospital attendances recorded centrally are attendances at A&E Departments.
Information for 2002–03 will be published in September in the Department's annual Hospital Statistics publication, this is available in the House of Commons Library and from the Department's website http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/stats&research/pubs.html.