Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5112

Date Request Received: 14/06/2019 17:23:26

Date Request Replied To: 11/07/2019 08:30:57

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Request Summary: Surgical, 80+, patients med/surg, discharged alive

Request Category: Researcher

Question Number 1:
nder the FOI Act 2000, please could I request your Trust’s average length of stay for all male patients over the age of 80, admitted for at least 1 night, to your trust and discharged alive for any medical or surgical cause?
Answer To Question 1:
The average LOS (days) for male patients aged over 80, admitted for at least 1 night and discharged alive, for the given time period, were as follows:

Jan-Mar 2018 = 11.1 days
Apr-Jun 2018 = 11.6 days
Jul-Sep 2018 = 10.5 days
Oct-Dec 2018 = 9.4 days
Jan-Mar 2019 = 10.9 days
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