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Health Services: York

Volume 498: debated on Wednesday 28 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many finished consultant episodes there have been (a) in total and (b) in each speciality at York Hospitals NHS Trust in each year since 1996-97. (295231)

The information requested is shown in the following table.

Count of finished consultant episodes there have been in total and in each main speciality at York Hospitals NHS Trust (RCB) from 1996-97 to 2007-09 activity in English national health service hospitals and English NHS commissioned activity in the independent sector

Main speciality description

2007-08

2006-07

2005-06

2004-05

2003-04

2002-03

2001-02

2000-01

1999-2000

1998-99

1997-98

1996-97

Total

78,310

80,936

81,586

75,531

69,699

64,015

63,032

61,827

61,758

64,367

60,536

60,404

General surgery

9,880

10,102

9,512

8,972

8,727

8,034

7,440

7,493

7,620

7,618

6,929

7,290

Urology

6,155

6,434

6,244

5,326

5,345

4,817

4,719

4,860

4,432

4,441

4,319

4,390

Trauma and Orthopaedics

4,277

4,887

5,371

5,548

5,566

5,158

4,649

4,660

4,468

4,560

4,274

4,375

Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

2,039

2,111

2,181

2,075

2,041

2,050

2,301

2,193

2,166

2,134

1,833

2,211

Ophthalmology

3,290

3,258

3,509

3,134

2,534

2,290

2,272

2,253

2,288

2,175

1,885

1,923

Oral surgery

1,702

1,756

1,574

1,491

1,409

1,354

1,223

1,244

1,368

1,351

1,268

1,215

Restorative Dentistry

339

336

333

364

397

422

Plastic surgery

*

Cardiothoracic Surgery

*

Accident and Emergency

1,568

1,546

1,693

356

7

29

*

134

460

731

1,361

Anaesthetics

1,946

2,043

2,018

1,900

1,879

1,882

1,918

1,906

2,292

2,469

2,345

1,174

General Medicine

17,656

19,276

20,389

18,003

16,536

15,561

14,076

12,888

12,002

11,592

10,961

10,604

Haematology (clinical)

917

1,650

1,206

991

684

667

824

938

1,391

1,310

1,043

814

Dermatology

29

*

*

49

62

75

103

127

148

170

113

132

Genito-urinary medicine

*

*

Medical oncology

459

221

225

166

165

190

269

348

126

*

*

Neurology

409

453

468

508

670

520

510

429

397

404

409

441

Clinical Neurophysiology

*

Rheumatology

828

753

568

233

256

172

184

190

265

318

351

290

Paediatrics

7,075

7,080

4,835

4,898

4,651

4,124

4,158

3,908

4,168

3,741

3,321

3,291

Geriatric medicine

10,089

9,501

9,193

9,316

7,756

6,160

5,448

5,216

5,021

5,254

4,561

4,311

Obstetrics

4,265

4,055

Gynaecology

3,295

3,384

9,199

10,664

9,738

9,310

9,463

9,312

9,306

13,257

13,471

13,572

Midwife episode

1,996

1,855

2,998

General Medical Practice

1,687

General practice with maternity function1

1,631

1,581

1,359

1,648

1,737

493

125

201

General Practice other than maternity1

370

411

437

480

522

519

Mental Handicap

*

35

*

38

42

76

Mental Illness

614

686

694

904

874

993

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

53

50

48

42

44

53

Old Age Psychiatry

612

616

685

663

643

677

Clinical oncology (previously Radiotherapy)

Radiology

*

*

*

*

*

*

Chemical Pathology

435

544

376

214

40

38

80

80

190

121

72

*

Histopathology

*

1 These fields were only available up to 2003-04.

Note:

To protect patient confidentiality, figures between one and five have been suppressed and replaced with “*” (an asterisk). Where it was possible to identify numbers from the total due to a single suppressed number in a row or column, an additional number (the next smallest) has been suppressed.

Source:

Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), The NHS Information Centre for health and social care.