HC Deb 21 November 1996 vol 285 c700W
Sir John Gorst

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many hospital admissions in the last 12 months there were in the borough of Barnet; and of these, how many were(a) minor and (b) acute. [4678]

Mr. Horam

The information collected centrally is on a national health service trust basis. Figures for the two trusts for Barnet health authority for 1995–96, the latest year for which data are available, are shown in the following table:

Number of inpatient and day case admissions in Wellhouse NHS trust and Barnet Healthcare NHS trust, 1995–96
Trust In-patients Day cases
Wellhouse Total activity of 37,617 11,563
trusts which acute 24,736 11,558
Barnet Total activity of 3,267 0
Healthcare which acute 552 0


Department of Health KP72 returns. Admissions are recorded by speciality types, i.e. acute specialties, maternity, geriatric, mental illness and learning disabilities.