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Hospital Appointments

Volume 407: debated on Tuesday 24 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland pursuant to his answer of 9 June 2003, Official Report, column 699W, on hospital appointments, how many (a) out-patient attendances,(b) accident and emergency assessments and (c) inpatient admissions there were at hospitals in Northern Ireland during the first quarter of 2002. [121010]

Information on hospital activity in Northern Ireland during the first quarter of 2002 is detailed in the following table.

Activity1 January 2002 to 31 March 2002
(a) Out-patient Attendances—Patients Seen376,565
(b) Accident and Emergency Attendances157,746
(c) Normal In-patient Admissions80,905
(c) Day Cases Admissions34,471
(c) Total In-patient Activity (normal in-patient + day case admissions)115,376