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Numbers Of Patient Episodes Affected

The table below provides estimates of the numbers of patient episodes (individual appointments or courses of treatment) that will take place after the changes to services are undertaken:

Service Type Current
Patient Episodes
Future
Patient Episodes
Change
Current
Outpatient Services
50,000 50,000 No change
Current Daycase and
Short Stay Planned procedures
7,000 7,000 No change
Current Planned Diagnostic Services 11,500 11,500 No change
Community Maternity Unit 14,000 More than 14,000 Subject to success of marketing
Day Hospital for Elderly Patients 7,500 7,500 No change
Primary Care Emergency Services 10,000 10,000 No change
Minor Injuries Unit 9,000 9,000 No change
Unscheduled Care 6,300 4,410 – 5,292 20 – 30% less
New Planned Care and Outpatient Services 0 13,650 15% more
TOTAL 115,300 127,060 10% more