Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham: Asthma

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 22nd February 2019.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) adults and (b) children have attended Queen Elizabeth hospital Birmingham 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 Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) adults and (b) children have been admitted to hospital as a result of asthma in (a) the Birmingham Edgbaston constituency, (b) Birmingham and (c) the West Midlands in each year since 2010.

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

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A count of attendances to accident and emergency (A&E) with a diagnosis of respiratory disease broken down by age for the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, between 2010-11 and 2017-18, is attached.

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 Birmingham Edgbaston Westminster parliamentary constituency, Birmingham Westminster parliamentary constituencies, and West Midland Government Office Region of residence, for the years 2010-11 to 2017-18, is attached.

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.

Count of attendances to A&E (Excel SpreadSheet, 20.6 KB)
FAE primary diagnosis of asthma (Excel SpreadSheet, 24.83 KB)

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