Presentation on theme: "Dr. Khaled Saraya Consultant in Emergency Medicine"— Presentation transcript:
1Dr. Khaled Saraya Consultant in Emergency Medicine A&E activityDr. Khaled SarayaConsultant in Emergency Medicine
2A&E activity in Financial year 2012-13 Total number of A&E attendances 41,725Total number of admissions: 20,0043Care UK (urgent care centre) referrals: 10,470Care UK referral that were admitted: 5089
3A&E activity in Financial year 2012-13 CDU admissions: 2546Care UK CDU admissions: 980
4What does that mean? Of the 41k patients we see: 16.5K(41.5%) were admitted to a ward3.5K (8.5%) were admitted to CDU10K (25%) of these patients are Care UK referrals4K (40%) of Care UK referrals needed admission to a ward1K (10%) of Care UK referrals needed admission to CDU
5What does that mean?Patients presenting to this A&E have a high disease burden that needs extra care.25% of these patients are walk in patients.
6What does that mean? Given these numbers, is the answer: 1- Closure of this A&E and the acute services?2- Improve the services in this hospital to provide the needed care for this community?