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Eastbourne Hospital

Volume 458: debated on Monday 19 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many accident and emergency admissions were received at Eastbourne District General hospital in each of the last five years. (125477)

Information is not collected at the level of individual hospitals. Available information on the number of admissions via accident and emergency (A&E) departments at East Sussex Hospitals National Health Service Trust is shown in the table. Information on the number of attendances at A&E is a separate collection.

Admissions via A&E

2002-03

17,461

2003-041

17,085

2004-05

17,335

2005-06

17,700

2006-072

12,999

1 Admissions via all A&E types were first collected in Q1 2003-04. Data after this date are for all A&E types, prior to this the figures are for admissions via major (type 1) A&E only.

2 2006-07 data are for Q1, Q2 and Q3 only.

Source:

Department of Health, QMAE dataset