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Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics - Commissioner Census (Assuring Transformation), January 2018, Provisional Statistics

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Date Range:
01 Mar 2015 to 31 Jan 2018


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 January 2018 show that:

  • 2,465 patients were in hospital at the end of the reporting period.
  • There were 100 admissions to hospital; of these 20 were readmissions within a year of the previous discharge and 25 were transfers from other specialist hospitals.
  • 1,475 had a total length of stay of over 2 years.
  • There were 150 discharges/transfers from hospital. Of these, 100 discharges were back to the community.


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Last edited: 16 April 2018 12:42 pm