Accident and Emergency Departments

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 23rd April 2018.

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Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of visits to accident and emergency departments were for minor ailments (a) in total, (b) by each strategic health authority until their abolition and (c) by each clinical commissioning group since they were set up in England in each year since 2006.

Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Information is not available in the format requested. NHS England publishes monthly data on the number of attendances at Type 3 accident and emergency (A&E) departments (other A&E departments/Minor Injury Units). This is available at national and trust level in each year from 2010-11 via the following link:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/ae-waiting-times-and-activity/ae-attendances-and-emergency-admissions-2017-18/

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