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Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics - England Commissioner Census (Assuring Transformation) - November 2016, Experimental Statistics

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Experimental statistics
Publication date:
Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Census Area Statistics Wards
Date range:
01 Mar 2015 to 30 Nov 2016

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 November 2016 show that:
 ·  2,520 patients were in hospital at the end of the reporting  period.
·  There were 110 admissions to hospital.
·  There were 150 discharges/transfers from hospital
 
·  In each of the last 6 months, more patients were discharged than admitted to specialist hospitals. 150 patients left hospital in November 2016, 90 (61%) 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 November 2016, 64% had a total length of stay of over 2 years.

·  Approximately 39% of the 2,520 patients in hospital in November 2016 travelled over 50km to get to the specialist hospital.

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