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Table 1 Characteristics of the A&E units in England, Wales & Northern Ireland, and of TARN hospitals

From: A proposed approach in defining population-based rates of major injury from a trauma registry dataset: Delineation of hospital catchment areas (I)

  All hospitals with A&E units All hospitals TARN members over time Hospitals under study
Yearly attendances (emergency room)    
<30000 56 13 1
30000–59999 125 87 7
60000–89999 81 62 4
= 90000 19 13 4
Location    
London 40 15  
Midlands & Eastern 61 38 8
North 83 65 7
South 61 42 1
Wales 19 12  
Northern Ireland 17 3  
Total 281 175 16
  1. Source: Data Directory of Critical Care 2005 Cambridge, CMA Medical Data 2005