Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4729

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4729

Date Request Received: 20/11/2018 13:34:09

Date Request Replied To: 05/12/2018 09:04:26

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Request Summary: Delayed discharge information

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
How many delayed discharges from inpatient wards were recorded by your trust during the following date ranges (please break down the data into the date ranges specified below):

• 1st November 2017 to October 31st 2018
• 1st November 2016 to October 31st 2017
• 1st November 2015 to October 31st 2016
 
Answer To Question 1:
a) 276
b) 371
c) 393

(number of patients)
 
Question Number 2:
What was the total amount of time spent by delayed discharge patients in hospital wards managed by your trust between patients being ready for transfer and the patients being fully discharged from hospital during the following date ranges (please break down the data into the date ranges specified below. Please use whichever time measurement is used by default by your trust):

• 1st November 2017 to October 31st 2018
• 1st November 2016 to October 31st 2017
• 1st November 2015 to October 31st 2016
 
Answer To Question 2:
a) 7386
b) 7638
c) 8724

(number of days)
 
Question Number 3:
What is the average cost per day to your trust of a patient staying in hospital to your trust, excluding costs specific to their medical condition (i.e. the basic cost of providing a bed, food and care but excluding condition specific drugs, care or medical procedures)
 
Answer To Question 3:
The average cost is £210 per day.
 
Question Number 4:
Does your trust currently have a plan in place to reduce the delayed discharge of patients in the future?
 
Answer To Question 4:
Yes we have an extensive patient flow program.
 
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