Accident and Emergency Departments: Greater London

Health written question – answered on 8th December 2009.

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Photo of Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Labour, Islington North

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what information his Department holds on the number of patients using accident and emergency services in the London North Central District in each of the last five years.

Photo of Mike O'Brien Mike O'Brien Minister of State (Health Services), Department of Health

Information is collected on first attendances in accident and emergency (A&E) departments. This excludes follow up visits for the same condition, but counts each attendance by the same patient for different conditions separately. The following table shows reported first attendances for north central London.

First attendances at A and E departments, minor injury units and walk in centres, NHS organisations in London North Central District, 2004-05 - 2008-09
First attendances
Org ID Name 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
RVL Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust 137,251 146,758 148,436 145,965 150,072
5A9 Barnet Primary Care Trust 69,691 82,493 84,122 72,230 78,570
5C9 Haringey Teaching Primary Care Trust - - - - 36,640
RP6 Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 33,052 45,202 52,684 58,671 64,487
RAP North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust 142,414 153,283 151,702 140,171 107,902
RAL Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust 73,522 75,130 73,717 74,002 77,308
RKE The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust 77,283 89,921 91,715 89,231 86,991
RRV University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 76,910 82,109 91,429 94,962 93,558
Total 610,123 674,896 693,805 675,232 695,528

Department of Health Quarterly Monitoring of A and E dataset

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