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

Official statistics, Experimental statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS Trusts
Date Range:
01 Mar 2015 to 30 Jun 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.

Key Facts

Data collected at the end of June 2017 show that:


  •  2,460 patients were in hospital at the end of the reporting  period.
  •  There were 115 admissions to hospital.
  •  There were 160 discharges from hospital
  •  In the past 6 months, more patients were discharged than admitted to specialist hospitals. 160 patients left hospital in June 2017, 100 (64 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 June 2017, 62 per cent had a total length of stay of over 2 years.
  •  At the end of June 2017, just under half of the patients (49 per cent) were in a General security ward.


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Last edited: 11 April 2018 4:24 pm