Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4849

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4849

Date Request Received: 29/01/2019 13:33:21

Date Request Replied To: 19/02/2019 09:50:09

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Request Summary: No. of long stays of patients of No Fixed Abode 2010-2019

Request Category: Companies

 
Question Number 1:
Please provide (for each financial year, broken down by financial year, from 2010/11 to 2018/19 to date) the number of long-stay* occurrences of patients with No Fixed Abode recorded by the hospital trust.

*Long stay patients are defined by NHS England/NHS Improvement as a patient who has occupied an acute bed for 21 days or longer.
 
Answer To Question 1:
The following number of patients stayed in hospital over 21 days, who have an address of no fixed abode:

2010-11 = <5
2011-12 = <5
2012-13 = <5
2013-14 = <5
2014-15 = <5
2015-16 = <5
2016-17 = <5
2017-18 = <5
2018-19 = 5
 
Question Number 2:
As well as the total numbers above, for 2017/18 and 2018/19 please also provide the total length of stay (current at time of record, if ongoing) of each long-stay occurrence of a patient with No Fixed abode.
 
Answer To Question 2:
For the financial years 2017-18 and 2018-19, the long stay patients of no fixed abode were in for the following lengths of stay (days):

2017-18 = 132
2017-18 = 30
2018-19 = 45
2018-19 = 33
2018-19 = 30
2018-19 = 36
2018-19 = 35 (currently still an inpatient)
 
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