Table 1

Emergency department attendances categorised and percentage reduction in 2020 compared with preceding 2 years4

March+April 2018March+April 2019March+April 2020Percentage change in 2018 and 2019
Injury and poisoning265126911488−43.9%; −44.7%
Respiratory illnesses17421742864−50.4%; −50.4%
Digestive disorders9151033449−50.9%; 56.5%
Nervous system disorders195187104−46.6%; −44.4%
Mental health+safeguarding11811383−29.7%; −26.5%
Surgical222183133−40%; −27.3%
Emergency/life-threatening262319−26.9%; −17.4%
Total attendances819991334434−45.9%; −51.45%
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