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Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics - England Commissioner Census (Assuring Transformation) - November 2016, Experimental Statistics

11:50 September 26, 2017 - 09:30 December 21, 2016
Publication date: December 21, 2016
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This statistical release published by NHS Digital makes available the most recent data relating to patients with learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum disorder  receiving inpatient care commissioned by the NHS in England. 

The release comprises:  

·  A report which presents England level analysis of key measures.

·  A monthly CSV file which presents key measures at England level.

·  A metadata file to accompany the CSV file, which provides contextual information for each measure.

·  An excel reference data tables showing data as reported and total patient counts retrospectively updated from March 2015 onwards.

·  An easy read version of the report highlighting key findings in an easy-to-understand way.

Key facts

Data collected at the end of November 2016 show that:
 ·  2,520 patients were in hospital at the end of the reporting  period.
·  There were 110 admissions to hospital.
·  There were 150 discharges/transfers from hospital
·  In each of the last 6 months, more patients were discharged than admitted to specialist hospitals. 150 patients left hospital in November 2016, 90 (61%) were discharged back into the community.

·  Many patients have been in specialist hospital for a long time. Of those in hospital at the end of November 2016, 64% had a total length of stay of over 2 years.

·  Approximately 39% of the 2,520 patients in hospital in November 2016 travelled over 50km to get to the specialist hospital.



Date Range: March 01, 2015 to November 30, 2016
Geographical coverage:

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