§ Mr. Paul Marsden
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people suffer from Parkinson's disease in Shrewsbury and Atcham. 
§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the incidence of Parkinson's Disease in the United Kingdom in each of the last 10 years. 
§ Jacqui Smith
The information that is available is shown in the table and relates to finished consultant episodes (FCEs) involving Parkinson's Disease. A FCE s defined as a period of patient care under one consultant in one health care provider. The figures do not represent the number of patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease, as one person may have several episodes within a year.
Finished consultant episodes with main diagnosis "Parkinson's disease"—NHS hospitals England 1991–92 to 2001–02 Number 1991–92 12,031 1992–93 11,483 1993–94 10,764 1994–95 9,731 1995–96 10,627 1996–97 10,855 1997–98 11,281 1998–99 10,389 1999–2000 10,099 2000–01 9,495 2001–02 9,420
- 1. ICD10 codes G20-G22 have been used from 1995–96, ICD9 code 332 was used in previous years.
- 2. Data in this table is grossed for both coverage and unknown/invalid clinical data, except for 2001–02 which are ungrossed.
- 3. The main diagnosis is the first of seven diagnosis fields in the HES data set, and provides the main reason why the patient was in hospital during the episodes.
Hospital Episodes Statistics (HES), Department of Health.