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Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics - England Commissioner Census (Assuring Transformation) - February 2017, Experimental Statistics
- Publication Date:
- 28 Mar 2017
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Date Range:
- 01 Mar 2015 to 28 Feb 2017
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.
Data collected at the end of February 2017 show that:
· 2,520 patients were in hospital at the end of the reporting period.
· There were 80 admissions to hospital.
· There were 125 discharges/transfers from hospital
· In the last 12 months, more patients were discharged than admitted to specialist hospitals. 125 patients left hospital in January 2017, 90 (71 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 February 2017, 63 per cent had a total length of stay of over 2 years.
· Approximately 40 per cent of the 2,520 patients in hospital in February 2017 travelled over 50km to get to the specialist hospital.