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Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics - England Commissioner Census (Assuring Transformation) - April 2017, Provisional Statistics

10:54 August 20, 2017 - 09:30 May 31, 2017
Publication date: May 31, 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 April 2017 show that:
 ·  2,480 patients were in hospital at the end of the reporting  period.
·  There were 95 admissions to hospital.
·  There were 120 discharges/transfers from hospital
 
·  In the past 4 months, more patients were discharged than admitted to specialist hospitals. 120 patients left hospital in April 2017, 80 (66 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 April 2017, 62 per cent had a total length of stay of over 2 years.

·  At the end of April 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 April 30, 2017
Geographical coverage:
England

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