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People in most deprived areas were almost twice as likely to visit A&E

 

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People in most deprived areas were almost twice as likely to visit A&E

There were almost twice as many attendances to Accident and Emergency departments in England for the 10% of the population living in the most deprived areas (3.1 million), compared with the least deprived 10% (1.6 million) in 2019-20, according to official figures published by NHS Digital.