Please enter Username
Please enter Password
Have you forgotten your password?
Over the past few months our homepage has included a range of interesting facts based on national and local health data. This is the complete list of all of them.
So, did you know…
… that the cost of unnecessary A&E visits (where the patient requires advice, but not treatment) is over £100 million a year?
… that 8% of babies in Northampton are born at home? That’s more than 3 times the national average (which is 2.5%).
… that 57% of people who attend A&E are discharged requiring no hospital follow-up?
… that the population of Luton is 199,000 and this is projected to rise to 220,350 by 2030?
… that there are now 10,000 people in the UK aged over 100? This is projected to rise to 1 million by 2070.
… that in Bedford, people living in the most deprived neighbourhoods die up to 11.3 years younger than those living in the wealthiest areas?
… that 33.5% of adults from Corby smoke – the highest rate of any town in England?
… that more than twice as many people from Daventry died of smoking related diseases last year than died of hearts attacks and strokes?
… that 57% of babies in England are delivered by a midwife, 38% by a hospital doctor, 5% by a GP?
… that 9,861 people were diagnosed with diabetes in Milton Keynes in 2011?
… that in Luton, more than one in five of the population is aged under 15?
… that heart disease is Northamptonshire’s biggest single killer? It is responsible for 16% of all deaths in men and 10% of deaths in women every year.
… that the average time to initial assessment for patients arriving in an ambulance is just 3 minutes?
… that across England the number of people diagnosed with diabetes is increasing by about 1,300 each week?
… that the average length of stay in hospital for admitted patients has fallen from 8.1 days in 2001 to 5.3 days in 2011? That’s a 35% reduction.
… that about 10% of all hospital beds in the UK are occupied by people with diabetes?
No hospitals will close. Northampton, Kettering, Milton Keynes, Luton & Dunstable and Bedford will all continue to provide most local services
All five hospitals will have an A&E and maternity service
Our first priority is safe, sustainable, high quality services
Our recommendations will be based on clinical evidence and local need
No decisions without full public consultation
Healthier Together Programme Office NHS Milton Keynes Sherwood Place Sherwood DriveBletchley MK3 6RT T. 01908 278735E. email@example.com
On the 13 March 2013, NHS Change Day will bring together the individual creativity, energy and innovative...
Local clinicians have now been given the green light to take control of the NHS budget across the South...