§ Mr. Denham
The table shows the number of finished consultant episodes for patients with a primary diagnosis of Uraemia. The remainder of the hospital information requested is not yet available.
Year Number 1995–96 40,294 1996–97 44,618 1997–981 49,194 1999–20001,2 18,590 1 Data for 1997–98 onwards are provisional—no adjustments have as yet been made for shortfalls in the data, i. e. it is ungrossed. 2 First six months.
Hospital Episode Statistics
Statistics are collected by the Office for National Statistics for deaths in England and Wales caused by renal failure (uraemia). They are not broken down to distinguish National Health Service from non-NHS patients, however. The following figures therefore include all such deaths:
Year Number 1995 2,959 1996 2,759 1997 2,658 1998 2,662 1999 11,337 1 Provisional figures for January to June