Department of Health

Statistical Press Notice: Access to GUM services

Press Release   •   Nov 24, 2011 15:37 GMT

The following statistics were released today by the Department of Health:

GUMAMM for month ending 30th September 2011.

This data shows the number of first attendances to a GUM clinic for each clinic provider, how many of these attendances were offered an appointment within 48 hours and how many were seen within 48 hours. 

Main findings are:

  • The percentage of 1st appointments offered within 48 hours was 99.91% for September 2011, it was 99.86% for August 2011.
  • The percentage of 1st attendances seen within 48 hours as a proportion of the total number of 1st attendances was 87.87% for September 2011, it was 88.70% for August 2011.
  • The total number of 1st attendances was 139,317 in September 2011 which is 6,333 per working day, it was 6,080 per working day in August 2011.
  • The total number of attendances was 192,897 in September 2011 which is 8,768 per working day, it was 8,568 per working day in August 2011.
  • The collection covers 133 NHS providers & 3 Independent Sector providers that are responsible for 206 GUM clinics providing type 3 services.


Links:

GUMAMM data: http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Statistics/Performancedataandstatistics/SexualHealth/index.htm