Data on coronavirus and NHS activity and capacity up to 23 December 2020.
This is not the latest release in the series: NHS activity and capacity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Statistics on coronavirus:
- new admissions to hospital
- invasive ventilated beds in Wales
- general and acute beds use in Wales
- daily A&E attendances
Statistics on 111 and NHS Direct calls, NHS staff absence and emergency ambulance calls are available on StatsWales as well as all other statistics in this release. Additionally, information on beds, hospitalisations and admissions is published on weekdays on StatsWales at 12pm containing data up to the previous day. After 12pm on Thursdays, the data shown in this release will not contain the most up to date published data. However, this weekly release provides additional commentary on trends in the data.
This release focuses on presenting data related to NHS hospital activity and capacity only. Information on wider contextual information such as cases and deaths are still available on Public Health Wales dashboard and published by the Office for National Statistics.
We also publish data weekly on the testing for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please see the UK Government dashboard for information on testing, cases, deaths and healthcare at a UK level. Note the healthcare data presented in the UK dashboard differ from this publication. The UK dashboard includes data for acute hospitals to enable better comparability with other countries, whereas this publication includes data from acute, community and field hospitals.
The data are taken from management information and are subject to change. They have not been not been subject to the same validation processes undertaken for official statistics releases. However, they are provided to support transparency and understanding of NHS activity at this time. The official statistics should continue to be considered the authoritative source of data.
Please note there will be no update to this release on 31 December 2020. The next update will be Thursday 7 January 2021.
Data for NHS beds, admissions and hospitalisations, up to 30 December 2020, will be updated in the StatsWales tables published on the 31December 2020. Data for ambulance calls, 111 and NHS Direct calls and NHS staff absences up to 4 January 2021 and A&E attendances up to 3 January 2021 will be included in the StatsWales tables published alongside the release on 7 January 2021.
Datasets and interactive tools
NHS activity and capacity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: 24 December 2020 , file type: ODS, file size: 114 KB
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