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The truth about A&E visits - England

The truth about A&E visits In 2012/2013 there were 18.3 MILLION* A&E attendances across England. That's the equivalent of approximately 1 IN EVERY 3** of England's total 53 MILLION population attending A&E in one year. Just under half 49.4% (49.4 %) of all A&E attendees WERE MALE. (18.3M* 7.9 A&E A&E attendees were aged 29 OR UNDER - THAT'S 42.8 % OF MILLION THE TOTAL. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE A&E ATTENDEES? ALMOST 1 IN EVERY 2 PEOPLE 34.4% OR 6.3 MILLION 20-29 THREE MILLION (16.3 %) of those attendees Of the total number who attended A&E were treated with guidance or advice only. 2.3 MILLION (12.8%) people received NEITHER ADVICE NOR TREATMENT. WERE AGED 20-29 Of the 18.3 MILLION, 11.7 MILLION (64.1 %) attendees arrived at £980.4 MILLION 64.1% A&E having referred themselves or their chikdren. The cost of treating these 8.6 MILLION is almost 21 BILION (2980.4 MILLION) - based on the cost of each A&E visit being an average 2114.*** Some of the top minor conditions people visited A&E with were: 20.8% • Sprained muscie • Stubbed toe • Stomach ache • High temperature Insect bite The percentage of the 10,3 MILLION A&E attendees who Cystitis Being drunk Of those 18.3 MILLION who went to A&E may have been able to visit their GP or pharmacy instead. were admitted to hospital. THAT'S 3.0 MILLION (20.0%), THAT'S 8.6 MILLION PEOPLE IN TOTAL. Minor burn or around 1 IN 5. Statatics taken from Health and Social Care Information Certre (HBCIC) Focus an Accident and Emwgancy - Dacember 2013 "Staistic takan from Ofice for National Statatics (ONS 2011 Caroa Department of Health 2012-2013 data NHS Choose well.

The truth about A&E visits - England

shared by ritchie.brett on Dec 30
Last year 18.3 million people visited A&E - this infographic gives insight into why they attended, where they came from, and what the result of their visit was. It also shows that of those attendees ...



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