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Table 5 Services provided in UK community hospitals [18].

From: Community hospitals – the place of local service provision in a modernising NHS: an integrative thematic literature review

Service Number (%) of community hospitals (n = 471)
Outpatient clinics 313 (66)
Minor injury units 330 (70)
Day hospitals 229 (49)
Physiotherapy 470 (100)
Occupational therapy 432 (92)
Speech therapy 361 (77)
Chiropody/podiatry 358 (76)
Inpatient & day care surgery 79 (18)
Maternity services 74 (16)b
Plain X-ray 296 (63)
Contrast X-ray 70 (15)
Ultrasound 151(32)
  1. b. Of these, 20 units were solely midwife-led.