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Burns: north-west

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many serious burn cases have been dealt with by each burn unit in the north-west in each year since 2001. (266836)

Not all of the information requested is available centrally. Relevant information held on the National Burn Injury Database is included in the following table:

Northern burn care network

Severe/complex patient number

Hospital

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Total

Paediatrics

Wakefield

3

2

7

4

1

7

24

Manchester

6

2

3

4

5

4

24

Liverpool

3

6

2

2

3

4

20

Preston

3

0

2

2

4

2

13

Adults

Wakefield

9

10

8

5

6

9

47

Manchester

8

8

13

7

12

15

63

Liverpool

4

5

9

11

8

10

47

Preston

4

2

2

8

1

3

20

Source:

National burn injury database.