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Patient Choice Schemes

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 10 February 2009, Official Report, column 1938W, on patient choice schemes, how many people were referred to first outpatient appointments in each primary care trust area in January 2009; and what the equivalent figures were for January 2008. (257787)

The figures for the number of patients referred to a first consultant-led outpatient appointment following a referral by their general practitioner (GP) in each primary care trust (PCT) from January 2009 have not been published yet. The pre-announced date for publication is 27 February 2009. However, the following table shows figures for January 2008 and December 2007 and December 2008.

Organisation name

December 2007

January 2008

December 2008

Ashton, Leigh and Wigan PCT

4,438

5,864

4,933

Barking and Dagenham PCT

2,338

3,060

2,693

Barnet PCT

6,288

6,568

6,745

Barnsley PCT

3,159

4,502

4,175

Bassetlaw PCT

1,610

2,334

1,854

Bath and North East Somerset PCT

1,785

2,863

2,657

Bedfordshire PCT

5,000

6,540

6,658

Berkshire East PCT

3,343

4,642

4,752

Berkshire West PCT

4,055

5,343

5,620

Bexley Care Trust

1,855

2,364

2,399

Birmingham East and North PCT

3,665

5,266

5,542

Blackburn with Darwen PCT

2,083

2,661

2,613

Blackpool PCT

1,687

2,266

2,228

Bolton PCT

3,785

5,260

4,918

Bournemouth and Poole Teaching PCT

4,295

6,205

5,073

Bradford and Airedale Teaching PCT

4,465

5,817

6,349

Brent Teaching PCT

3,789

5,047

5,006

Brighton and Hove City PCT

3,494

5,469

4,878

Bristol PCT

4,346

5,965

5,986

Bromley PCT

4,654

6,295

5,254

Buckinghamshire PCT

5,242

6,995

6,339

Bury PCT

2,659

3,610

3,201

Calderdale PCT

2,664

3,672

2,748

Cambridgeshire PCT

5,523

7,711

7,999

Camden PCT

3,298

4,047

3,565

Central and Eastern Cheshire PCT

5,579

7,290

6,216

Central Lancashire PCT

6,103

8,748

8,167

City and Hackney Teaching PCT

4,025

4,310

4,034

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly PCT

5,947

8,018

8,510

County Durham PCT

6,551

8,665

7,572

Coventry Teaching PCT

4,252

3,018

5,356

Croydon PCT

3,556

4,894

4,759

Cumbria Teaching PCT

6,435

9,108

8,269

Darlington PCT

1,112

1,588

1,408

Derby City PCT

3,491

4,495

4,097

Derbyshire County PCT

8,625

11,437

10,216

Devon PCT

8,380

10,721

9,545

Doncaster PCT

3,632

5,183

4,630

Dorset PCT

5,263

7,203

6,032

Dudley PCT

3,920

5,586

5,244

Ealing PCT

5,196

6,830

5,938

East and North Hertfordshire PCT

6,574

8,159

7,369

East Lancashire Teaching PCT

5,447

7,287

6,663

East Riding of Yorkshire PCT

3,986

5,296

4,914

East Sussex Downs and Weald PCT

5,231

6,714

6,740

Eastern and Coastal Kent PCT

8,564

11,163

9,851

Enfield PCT

3,288

3,899

4,545

Gateshead PCT

3,104

4,184

3,252

Gloucestershire PCT

6,093

8,116

7,352

Great Yarmouth and Waveney PCT

3,409

6,383

4,053

Greenwich Teaching PCT

2,268

3,199

3,046

Halton and St Helens PCT

4,485

5,882

5,014

Hammersmith and Fulham PCT

2,328

3,105

2,472

Hampshire PCT

15,207

20,343

17,383

Haringey Teaching PCT

3,313

4,658

3,812

Harrow PCT

2,390

3,300

3,098

Hartlepool PCT

954

1,475

1,208

Hastings and Rother PCT

2,619

3,355

3,245

Havering PCT

2,894

3,420

2,884

Heart of Birmingham Teaching PCT

2,964

5,018

3,865

Herefordshire PCT

2,147

2,004

2,448

Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale PCT

2,987

3,956

3,235

Hillingdon PCT

3,333

4,509

3,828

Hounslow PCT

3,780

4,043

2,885

Hull Teaching PCT

3,819

4,893

4,345

Isle of Wight NHS PCT

2,085

2,677

2,482

Islington PCT

2,983

3,817

3,014

Kensington and Chelsea PCT

2,303

2,772

2,605

Kingston PCT

2,010

2,509

2,320

Kirklees PCT

5,100

6,370

5,881

Knowsley PCT

2,407

3,503

3,159

Lambeth PCT

3,153

4,742

4,903

Leeds PCT

8,382

10,278

10,786

Leicester City PCT

3,753

4,991

4,494

Leicestershire County and Rutland PCT

7,474

10,379

8,728

Lewisham PCT

2,747

4,411

4,192

Lincolnshire Teaching PCT

9,815

12,351

12,116

Liverpool PCT

6,311

8,844

7,293

Luton PCT

2,623

2,623

2,993

Manchester PCT

7,570

10,376

9,218

Medway PCT

4,307

4,925

4,640

Mid Essex PCT

4,124

5,072

4,804

Middlesbrough PCT

1,622

2,244

2,009

Milton Keynes PCT

2,207

2,884

3,002

Newcastle PCT

3,426

4,478

3,498

Newham PCT

4,680

5,595

3,764

Norfolk PCT

8,728

11,830

12,792

North East Essex PCT

3,194

3,877

3,249

North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus

1,801

2,421

2,125

North Lancashire Teaching PCT

4,136

5,697

4,885

North Lincolnshire PCT

1,918

2,350

2,264

North Somerset PCT

2,480

2,996

2,968

North Staffordshire PCT

2,635

3,641

3,273

North Tyneside PCT

2,817

3,701

3,180

North Yorkshire and York PCT

9,340

11,676

10,111

Northamptonshire Teaching PCT

7,074

8,883

7,763

Northumberland Care Trust

3,831

5,138

4,291

Nottingham City PCT

3,369

4,487

3,934

Nottinghamshire County Teaching PCT

8,205

10,269

9,068

Oldham PCT

2,945

3,908

3,297

Oxfordshire PCT

6,131

8,208

6,433

Peterborough PCT

1,700

2,355

2,360

Plymouth Teaching PCT

3,173

3,874

4,000

Portsmouth City Teaching PCT

2,997

3,648

3,271

Redbridge PCT

3,065

4,171

4,490

Redcar and Cleveland PCT

1,367

1,926

1,724

Richmond and Twickenham PCT

2,370

3,231

2,773

Rotherham PCT

3,123

4,290

3,827

Salford PCT

3,129

4,370

3,419

Sandwell PCT

4,332

6,136

3,852

Sefton PCT

4,203

5,432

5,651

Sheffield PCT

7,696

10,166

8,565

Shropshire County PCT

2,593

3,446

3,441

Solihull Care Trust

1,919

2,662

2,792

Somerset PCT

6,403

8,047

6,720

South Birmingham PCT

5,393

7,156

5,911

South East Essex PCT

4,130

5,693

5,566

South Gloucestershire PCT

2,582

3,419

2,938

South Staffordshire PCT

8,199

10,688

9,775

South Tyneside PCT

2,321

2,999

2,727

South West Essex PCT

5,072

6,864

5,623

Southampton City PCT

2,228

3,266

2,994

Southwark PCT

3,105

4,073

4,087

Stockport PCT

3,987

5,186

4,572

Stockton-on-Tees Teaching PCT

2,116

3,038

2,448

Stoke on Trent PCT

3,474

4,349

4,150

Suffolk PCT

7,260

9,412

8,967

Sunderland Teaching PCT

3,538

4,828

3,843

Surrey PCT

12,343

14,914

14,910

Sutton and Merton PCT

4,580

6,584

7,613

Swindon PCT

1,992

2,465

3,292

Tameside and Glossop PCT

3,341

4,577

3,875

Telford and Wrekin PCT

1,116

1,301

2,047

Torbay Care Trust

1,532

1,955

2,090

Tower Hamlets PCT

3,023

3,245

3,303

Trafford PCT

3,740

4,631

4,300

Wakefield District PCT

4,324

5,046

5,261

Walsall Teaching PCT

3,873

4,895

4,105

Waltham Forest PCT

2,376

3,666

3,933

Wandsworth PCT

5,074

6,769

6,182

Warrington PCT

1,938

2,746

2,197

Warwickshire PCT

6,871

8,851

6,230

West Essex PCT

4,490

4,570

4,001

West Hertfordshire PCT

5,977

9,140

6,579

West Kent PCT

7,990

10,063

9,979

West Sussex PCT

8,710

11,851

10,765

Western Cheshire PCT

3,492

4,877

3,905

Westminster PCT

3,316

4,055

3,636

Wiltshire PCT

5,690

7,371

6,925

Wirral PCT

4,076

5,745

4,502

Wolverhampton City PCT

3,353

4,635

4,013

Worcestershire PCT

7,335

12,287

8,120

Note:

General practitioner referrals for 1st outpatient appointment by primary care trust.

Source:

MARCOM