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Table 1 Number of hospitals in England according to number of patients receiving a primary cleft repair, by patient year of birth

From: Centralisation of services for children with cleft lip or palate in England: a study of hospital episode statistics

Year of birth Total number of NHS hospitals Number of patients undergoing primary repairs
1–4 5–9 10–19 20–39 ≥40
Pre-CSAG
1997a 49 12 17 10 8 2
1998 44 7 7 16 12 2
Post-CSAG
1999 42 6 11 14 6 5
2000 40 10 6 11 7 6
2001 38 10 8 6 9 5
2002 28 8 3 1 10 6
2003 22 5 2 0 8 7
2004 21 4 3 0 6 8
2005 16 1 0 2 4 9
2006 15 2 0 0 4 9
2007 13 0 0 0 1 12
2008 14 1 0 0 2 11
  1. a Births from 1 April to 31 December 2007 only.