National statistics announcement

Inpatient elective admission events and outpatient referrals & attendances availability & occupancy for Q4 2016/17

Quarterly activity data relating to GP and other referrals for an outpatient appointment, the total number of attendances at consultant outpatient clinics; including patients seen for their first appointments as well as those attending for subsequent or follow up appointments. Also, the number of patients who did not attend their outpatient appointment and gave no advance warning or those who arrived too late to be seen. Elective admission events are decisions to admit, patients admitted, patients failed to attend, removals other than admission, patients suspended and patients who have self-deferred. Figures are submitted quarterly on the Quarterly Activity Return (QAR) by NHS Trusts and Independent sector providers treating NHS patients.

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