HC Deb 09 March 1993 vol 220 cc483-4W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will give(a) the number of in-patients treated., (b) the number of out-patients treated, (c) the number of day

Mr. Sackville

The information is shown in the table. The figures for 1991 are not fully comparable with those for earlier years. The provisional 1991 estimates have been based upon early 1991 census results, and are considerably more reliable than the current estimates for earlier years. The final estimates for 1991 will be issued in June 1993, after which the estimates for 1982–1990 will be revised to provide a consistent time series using data for both the 1981 and the 1991 censuses.

cases treated and (d) the number of emergency cases treated by health authority and trust in England and Wales in 1989–90, 1990–91 and 1991–92; and if she will make a statement.

Mr. Sackville

Information for health authorities on in-patients and day cases for 1989–90 and 1990–91 is published in "Ordinary Admissions, Day Cases Admissions and Regular Day and Night Admissions, England, Financial Year 1990–91". Information about out-patients and accident and emergency attenders is included in "Out-Patients and Ward Attenders, England, Financial Year 1989–90", "Out-Patients and Ward Attenders, England and Regions, Financial Year 1990–91" and "Out-Patients and Ward Attenders, Districts, Financial Year 1990–91". These documents are available in the Library. Information for 1991–92 will be published shortly in these series of publications and copies will be placed in the Library. The 1991–92 editions will include information for the first wave of national health service trusts, established on 1 April 1991.

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