To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) accident and emergency department attendances and (b) hospital admissions in England with a hot-weather related primary diagnosis, including sunburn, there have been in each year since 1997, broken down by age.
Diagnosis-specific data are not collected or held centrally on accident and emergency department attendances. However, it is collected by hospital admissions and the information available is shown in the table.
|Finished admissions||Age bands|
Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health.