Heart palpitations or reporting fast-beating, fluttering or pounding heart.

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Dear Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to know how many patients came to A&E reporting Heart palpitations or reporting fast-beating, fluttering or pounding heart.

For the years...

2019
2020
2021
2022

Yours faithfully,

Shaun King

oxford@infreemation.co.uk, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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oxford@infreemation.co.uk, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Shaun King

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is writing to respond
to your request, F22-8260, sent 27/11/2022.

Please see below your request and the Trust’s response below.

We have extracted the data required for this request, please see below.

 

Number of A&E Attendances Year
894 2019
841 2020
1161 2021
972 2022

 

Things to note: these figures are looking for the word ‘palpitation’ in
the free-text field Presenting Complaint and coded Primary Diagnosis.

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Freedom of Information Team
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
John Radcliffe Hospital
Headley Way
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9DU

 

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