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Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics - England Commissioner Census (Assuring Transformation) - March 2017, Experimental Statistics

11:47 September 26, 2017 - 09:30 April 27, 2017
Publication date: April 27, 2017
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Summary

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 March 2017 show that:
 ·  2,490 patients were in hospital at the end of the reporting  period.
·  There were 125 admissions to hospital.
·  There were 185 discharges/transfers from hospital
 
·  In the past 3 months, more patients were discharged than admitted to specialist hospitals. 185 patients left hospital in March 2017, 130 (69 per cent) 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 March 2017, 62 per cent had a total length of stay of over 2 years.

·  At the end of March 2017, just under half of the patients (49 per cent) were in a General security ward.

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Coverage

Date Range: March 01, 2015 to March 31, 2017
Geographical coverage:
England

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