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NHS: Barnet

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients have contracted MRSA at Barnet hospital in the 2006-07 financial year; what the figures were for 2005-06; and if she will make a statement. (114269)

The total number of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemias for the year 2005-06 at Barnet and Chase Farm hospitals was 78. Data for 2006-07 has not yet been published.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what percentage of Barnet patients’ appointments have been made through Choose and Book in 2006-07; and if she will make a statement. (114270)

6,820 appointments for first out-patient services were booked through choose and book from 1 April to 30 November 2006, representing 14 per cent. of all Barnet primary care trusts (PCTs) general practitioner and general dental practitioner referrals in the period. In November 2006, the latest month for which data are available, 26 per cent. of Barnet PCT’s referrals were booked through choose and book.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) in-patients and (b) out-patients were treated at (i) Barnet hospital, (ii) the Royal Free hospital and (iii) the Northwick Park hospital in (A) 1996-97 and (B) 2005-06; how many have been treated at each hospital in 2006-07; and if she will make a statement. (114271)

This information is not held in the format requested. However, the tables show provider based out-patient activity for 1996-97, 2005-06 and 2006-07 for North Central and North West national health service trusts.

Table 2: Provider based out-patient activity for 1996-97

Organisation code

Organisation name

First attendances seen

Subsequent attendances seen

Total attendances

RG9

Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

44,066

97,241

141,307

RDC

Wellhouse NHS Trust

59,062

153,610

212,672

Total combined

103,128

250,851

353,979

RFZ

Northwick Park and St. Mark’s NHS trust

52,525

125,853

178,378

RAU

Central Middlesex NHS trust

45,953

115,131

161,084

Total combined

98,478

240,984

339,462

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

84,302

195,346

279,648

Notes:

Chase Farm NHS trust and Wellhouse NHS trust merged to become Barnet and Chase Farm NHS trust in April 1999.

Northwick Park and Central Middlesex merged to become North West London NHS trust in April 1999.

Source:

KH09

Table 2: Provider based out-patient activity for 2005-06

Quarter

Organisation code

Organisation name

First attendances seen

Subsequent attendances seen

Total attendances

Q1

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

27,945

60,544

88,489

Q2

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

26,664

58,122

84,786

Q3

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

26,895

58,262

85,157

Q4

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

26,040

59,684

85,724

Total

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

107,544

236,612

344,156

Q1

RV8

North West London Hospitals NHS trust

26,370

56,456

82,826

Q2

RV8

North West London Hospitals NHS trust

26,192

58,355

84,547

Q3

RV8

North West London Hospitals NHS trust

26,639

55,688

82,327

Q4

RV8

North West London Hospitals NHS trust

25,948

58,071

84,019

Total

RV9

North West London Hospitals NHS trust

105,149

228,570

333,719

Q1

RVL

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

22,760

43,920

66,680

Q2

RVL

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

24,223

46,010

70,233

Q3

RVL

Barnet And Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

23,817

46,150

69,967

Q4

RVL

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

24,068

47,693

71,761

Total

RVL

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

94,868

183,773

278,641

Table 3: Provider based out-patient activity for 2006-07

Quarter

Organisation code

Organisation name

First attendances

Subsequent attendances

Total attendances

Q1

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

27,607

58,264

85,871

Q2

RAL

Royal Free Hampstead NHS trust

29,352

67,765

97,117

Q1

RV8

North West London Hospitals NHS trust

20,426

49,907

70,333

Q2

RV8

North West London Hospitals NHS trust

20,516

50,861

71,377

Q1

RVL

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

22,539

46,160

68,699

Q2

RVL

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS trust

22,673

45,128

67,801

Source:

Department of Health QMO8/QMOP