Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
      • The diversity of private hospitals
      • Admitted patient care
      • Future work
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Scope of the report
      • Structure of this report
      • Data sources
      • Terminology
    • 2 The private hospital sector
      • How many private hospitals and private hospital beds were there in 2012-13?
      • How diverse are private hospitals?
      • What facilities are provided in private hospitals?
      • Who owns private hospitals?
      • How many staff are in private hospitals?
      • How much revenue and expenditure?
      • How are private hospitals funded?
      • Relationship with the public sector
    • 3 Overview of private hospital care
      • What data are reported?
      • How much admitted patient activity was there in 2012-13?
      • How has activity changed over time?
      • Who used these services?
      • Why did people receive the care?
      • How urgent was the care?
      • What care was provided?
      • How long did patients stay?
      • Who paid for the care?
      • How much non-admitted patient activity was there in 2012-13?
    • 4 Private day hospitals
      • What data are reported?
      • How much admitted patient activity was there in 2012-13?
      • Who used these services?
      • How did patients access private day hospitals?
      • Why did people receive the care?
      • How urgent was the care?
      • What care was provided by private day hospitals?
      • How was the care completed?
      • Who paid for the care?
    • 5 Private overnight hospitals
      • What data are reported?
      • How much admitted patient activity was there in 2012-13?
      • Who used these services?
      • How did patients access overnight private hospitals?
      • Why did people receive this care?
      • How urgent was the care?
      • What care was provided by private overnight hospitals?
      • How long did people stay?
      • How was the care completed?
      • Who paid for the care?
    • 6 Areas for further work
      • Data availability
      • Gaps in national data collections
      • Performance indicators
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: Database quality statement summaries
        • National Hospital Morbidity Database
        • Private hospital data bureau
        • Private Health Establishments Collection
      • Appendix B: Technical appendix
        • Private hospitals out of scope for the report
        • Definitions and classifications
        • Presentation of data
        • Admitted patient care data analyses
      • Appendix C: Private hospital peer groups
        • Hospital peer groups used for this report
      • Appendix D: Private hospital licensing arrangements
      • Appendix E: Supplementary tables
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications