Total discharges by age and sex from acute hospitals in Northern Ireland by diagnostic group (ICD -10), 2015

Total discharges from health and social care hospitals in Northern Ireland by age and sex and diagnostic group in the acute programme of care, 2015.

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Creation Date August 2, 2018, 11:50 (UTC)
Topic Category Health
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Data are analysed from the Hospital Inpatient System (HIS) by Hospital Information Branch, Information & Analysis Directorate in the Department of Health, NI. HIS consists of validated data extracts relating to admitted patients (not outpatients) from hospital information systems (mainly the Patient Administration Systems (PAS)), across the 5 Health and Social Care Trusts in NI.

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Contact Name Hospital Information Branch
Contact Email HIB.Questions@health-ni.gov.uk
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Data relate to the acute programme of care in Northern Ireland which accounts for approximately 88% of all hospital admissions. Hospital admissions in other programmes of care not included e.g. Maternity and Child Health Services, Mental Health, Learning Disability or Older People. Other publications relating to Hospital Inpatients can be accessed from the following Department of Health website pages here: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/topics/dhssps-statistics-and-research/hospital-activity-statistics

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