Hospital data

Hospital admissions data - by local authority

Category: | Source: South West Public Health Observatory
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South West Public Health Observatory

June 2012

The South West Public Health Observatory (SWPHO) provide two sets of data on deaths and hospital admissions.

The most recently produced detailed injury profiles allow easy comparisons between English local authorities for deaths and hospital admissions using their InstantAtlasTM tool. The results can be filtered by region and other geographic indicators.

Hospital admissions data - national

Category: | Source: NHS Information Centre
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NHS Information Centre

March 2012

Hospital episode statistics or HES data provide information on causes of unintentional and intentional injuries – what are called “external causes” – for children admitted to hospital.

A&E Statistics

Category: | Source: Former Department of Trade and Industry
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Former Department of Trade and Industry

March 2012

RoSPA provide data on A&E attendance from 2000 to 2002 via the HASS and LASS database. Although the database was not updated after 2003, and there is no local data - only national estimates for the UK- the data is the best available source of data which gives an overview of the reasons why children attend A&E.