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Record number of hospital admissions in England

The number of hospital admissions in England reached a record 16.2 million last year.
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The number of hospital admissions in England reached a record 16.2 million last year.

Baby boomers people aged 6569 made up the largest group of people admitted.

Ten years ago there were 12.7 million admissions according to the NHS Digital report Hospital Admitted Patient Care Activity 2015-16 .

The number of hospital admissions in England reached a record 16.2 million last year.

Baby boomers – people aged 65‑69 – made up the largest group of people admitted.

Ten years ago there were 12.7 million admissions according to the NHS Digital report Hospital Admitted Patient Care Activity 2015-16.

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