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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 3,249 3,241 2,918 2,741
Medical (emergency) 23,113 22,038 22,399 21,320
Medical (other) 34,140 33,827 36,924 36,449
Specialist mental health 843 955 860 725
Surgical (emergency) 5,094 5,782 5,778 5,670
Surgical (other) 7,393 6,645 6,537 6,053
Total 73,832 72,488 75,416 72,958