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To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients with a diagnosis of dementia (a) attended A&E and (b) were admitted to hospital in each of the last three years.
In the Hospital Episode Statistics data it is not possible to identify patients that attended accident and emergency with a diagnosis of dementia.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre have provided a count of finished admission episodes (FAEs) where there was a primary diagnosis of dementia for the years 2012-13 to 2014-15. This is shown in Table A.
Note that this is not a count of people as the same person may have had more than one admission episode within the same time period.
Table A: Count of FAEs where there was a primary diagnosis of dementia for the years 2012-13 to 2014-15
Sum of FAEs
Source: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES), Health and Social Care Information Centre