Table 3 NHS-funded outpatient activity in England 2016-17: top five treatment specialties with the greatest number of attendances [22]

From: Action on neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD): recommendations for management and service provision in the UK hospital eye service

Treatment specialty Attendances Non-attendances (DNAs) Ratio of non-attendances to attendances
Trauma and orthopaedics 7,779,904 607,881 0.08
Ophthalmology 7,642,363 651,106 0.09
Physiotherapy 5,058,780 490,276 0.10
Diagnostic imaging 4,048,842 49,277 0.01
Obstetrics 3,722,720 277,859 0.07
Top five treatment specialties 28,252,609 2,076,399 0.07
All treatment specialties 93,944,301 7,938,009 0.08
  1. See ref. [22]. © Copyright © 2017, NHS Digital (Health and Social Care Information Centre)
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