Data collected at the end of December 2020 show that:
- 2,055 inpatients were in hospital at the end of the reporting period.
- More inpatients were discharged (115) than admitted (70) to hospitals. Out of the 115 inpatients who were discharged/transferred from hospital in December 2020, 80 (69%) were discharged back into the community.
- Many inpatients have been in hospital for a long time. Of those in hospital at the end of December 2020, 1,215 (59%) had a total length of stay of over 2 years.
- Around half of inpatients (1,085, 53%) were in a non-secure ward. There were 975 (47%) inpatients in a secure ward.
- The largest proportion of inpatients (30%) were aged between 25-34 (610) and the lowest proportion (2%) were aged 65 and over (40).
- In line with previous months trends, there were more males (1,460) than females (590) in hospital this month (71% were male).
- There were 70 admissions to hospital; of these 35 were first admissions, 20 were re-admissions within a year of the previous discharge and 15 were transfers from other hospitals.
- Over a third of inpatients (37%) last had a review of their care over 6 months ago (755 people).
- Under half of inpatients (49%) have a date planned for them to leave hospital (1,015).