Statistics on brain tumour diagnosis (FOI)
Statistics on brain tumour diagnosis (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 03 August 2015.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
Please may I request the number of all islanders from the year 2011-2015 who have been diagnosed with a brain tumour (living or died)
The breakdown of the diagnosis being benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of central nervous system
Comparative figures from 1985 to 2015 (30 years to show the increase or decrease in diagnosis)
174 persons have been have attended the Jersey General Hospital with a coding of brain tumour.
Benign neoplasm of meninges is 20.
Benign neoplasm of brain and other parts of central nervous system is 11.
The above totals have been tallied from the hospital’s patient administration system, TrakCare. TrakCare has been in place since June 2011; therefore, the above figures reflect attendances
from June 2011 to August 2015.