Rise in visits to A&E at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Trust

More patients visited A&E at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Trust last month, with demand rising above the levels seen over the same period last year.

Thursday, 10th February 2022, 12:53 pm

NHS England figures show 14,814 patients visited A&E at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in January.

That was a rise of one per cent on the 14,639 visits recorded during December, and 31 per cent more than the 11,319 patients seen in January 2021.

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That was a rise of one per cent on the 14,639 visits recorded during December

The figures show attendances were below the levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic – in January 2020, there were 16,106 visits to A&E at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals Trust.

The majority of attendances last month were via major A&E departments – those with full resuscitation equipment and 24-hour consultant-led care – while 20 per cent were via minor injury units.

Across England, A&E departments received 1.9 million visits last month.

That was in line with December, but 43 per cent more than the 1.3 million seen during January 2021.

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