Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4730

Date Request Received: 20/11/2018 13:41:52

Date Request Replied To: 18/12/2018 09:14:19

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Request Summary: Spinal centre budget and discharges

Request Category: Charities

Question Number 1:
In each of the following years, how many bed days were lost due to delayed discharges from the centre?

(a) 2012/13;
(b) 2015/16;
(c) 2017/18

For the purposes of this question, we are using the NHS’s definition of a delayed discharge which is:- A delayed transfer of care from acute or non-acute (including community and mental health) care occurs when a patient is ready to depart from such care and is still occupying a bed. This is counted from the first day.
Answer To Question 1:
2012/13 = 694 days
2015/16 = 1247 days
2017/18 = 868 days
Question Number 2:
In each of the following years, what was the centre’s total budget?

(a) 2012/13;
(b) 2015/16;
(c) 2017/18.
Answer To Question 2:

12/13 £4,017k
15/16 £4,251k
17/18 £4,526k
Question Number 3:
In each of the following years, what was the centre’s actual expenditure?

(a) 2012/13;
(b) 2015/16;
(c) 2017/18
Answer To Question 3:
Actual spend

12/13 £4,016K
15/16 £4,501K
17/18 £4,512K
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