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.
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.