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Patient admissions

Admissions are defined as the administrative process of becoming a patient in a hospital. This can include same-day admission and overnight admissions. These stays are presented by categories such as childbirth, medical, surgical, mental health.

All patient admissions

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2013–14 2012–13 2011–12 2010–11
Childbirth 1,348 1,306 1,318 1,273
Medical (emergency) 9,403 8,922 12,773 11,060
Medical (other) 15,312 14,746 15,068 14,409
Specialist mental health 512 483 491 554
Surgical (emergency) 2,032 1,820 1,758 1,694
Surgical (other) 5,385 4,591 4,645 4,976
Total 33,992 31,868 36,053 33,966