A year in the life of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
Dan GrimmerMore than 650,000 patients were treated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital last year, it was revealed today.Dan Grimmer
More than 650,000 patients were treated at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital last year, it was revealed today.
Figures released by hospital information analyst Tim Hankey for a review of 2009 also show people with a total of 47 different religious faiths were treated at the N&N over the year.
Of all the babies delivered by N&N staff in 2009:
The most popular boy's name was Charlie (it was Jack in 2008) and the most popular girl's name was Grace (replacing Sophie the year before);
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More boys than girls were born in 2009 with 51pc boys and 49pc girls. The busiest day for the N&N maternity department was November 3, 2009, with 26 babies delivered.
The morning remains the busiest period of the day for Accident and Emergency, with the peak time for attendances falling between 10am and 11am.
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During 2009, 27pc of people who came to A&E were admitted to hospital, the same as in 2008. The busiest day in A&E was July 5 when there were 318 patients and the quietest day was on January 28 when there were 153.
The oldest patient to attend A&E was 107 and the total number who visited A&E in 2009 was 82,302. In 1999, A&E attendances reached 61,380.