Asthma: Greater London

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 13th February 2019.

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Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) adults and (b) children attended (i) Lewisham Hospital A&E and (ii) Kings College Hospital A&E as a result of asthma in each year since 2010; and what steps his Department is taking to reduce the number of A&E admissions for asthma.

Photo of Vicky Foxcroft Vicky Foxcroft Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) adults and (b) children were admitted to hospital as a result of asthma in (i) Lewisham borough, (ii) London and (iii) England in each year since 2010.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Data is not available in the format requested. A count of attendances to accident and emergency with a primary diagnosis of respiratory conditions, for those aged under 18 and over 18, at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, for the years 2010-11 to 2017-18, can be found in the attached table.

Data is not available in the format requested. A count of finished admission episodes (FAEs) with a primary diagnosis of asthma for the age groups 0-17 years and 18 years and over, in Lewisham local authority of residence, London government office region of residence and England, for the years 2010-11 to 2017-18, can be found in the attached table.

The data in both tables should not be described as a count of people as the same person may have been admitted to hospital on one or more occasion.

PQ217028 attached table (Excel SpreadSheet, 19.64 KB)
PQ217029 attached table (Excel SpreadSheet, 25.14 KB)

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