NHS England has issued the latest statistical data relating to elective and non-elective in-patient admissions, outpatient referrals and attendances for first consultant outpatient appointments. Data is available from April 2008 to December 2013. The data show year on year increases in GP referrals, first outpatient attendances and elective surgery. The day case rate i.e. the proportion of total elective admissions that were day cases is 80.4%.