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Annual hospital outpatient report published for 2020/21

NHS Digital has today published annual outpatient figures, covering outpatient activity in the NHS and NHS-commissioned activity in the independent sector.

Included in the Hospital Outpatient Activity 2020-21 report is the number of outpatient appointments in 2020/21, broken down into patients that attended and did not attend. Further breakdowns of gender and age are also included.

The report also covers:

  • First attendances by source of referral
  • Figures on the number of cancelled appointments
  • Areas of treatment specialities by attendance type
  • Main treatment specialities by age and gender
  • Interactive provider-level analysis

Read the full report : Hospital Outpatient Activity 2020-21

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