Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5228

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5228

Date Request Received: 09/08/2019 16:28:06

Date Request Replied To: 18/09/2019 10:25:56

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Request Summary: Secondary care discharge letters and referrals

Request Category: Media






 
Question Number 1:
For each time period, how many discharge summaries were sent to GP practices after 24 hours of a discharge of a patient? i.e how many discharge summaries were delayed in sending to GPs? This counts for outpatient, inpatient, day case and A&E care.

The first covering the time period 1st January 2015 – 31st December 2015;
The second covering the time period 1st January 2016 – 31st December 2016;
The third covering the time period 1st January 2017 – 31st December 2017;
and the fourth covering the time period 1st January 2018 – 31st December 2018
 
Answer To Question 1:
Please see attachedActivityGreaterThan24HoursV2.docx
 
Question Number 2:
For each time period, how many discharge summaries included planned and requested actions for GPs?

The first covering the time period 1st January 2015 – 31st December 2015;
The second covering the time period 1st January 2016 – 31st December 2016;
The third covering the time period 1st January 2017 – 31st December 2017;
and the fourth covering the time period 1st January 2018 – 31st December 2018
 
Answer To Question 2:
Please see attachment for question 1 above
 
Question Number 3:
How many consultant to consultant (C2C) referrals were made in each time period?

The first covering the time period 1st January 2015 – 31st December 2015;
The second covering the time period 1st January 2016 – 31st December 2016;
The third covering the time period 1st January 2017 – 31st December 2017;
and the fourth covering the time period 1st January 2018 – 31st December 2018
 
Answer To Question 3:
The following number of Consultant to Consultant referrals were made in the given time period:

1st January - 31st December 2015 = 82,863
1st January - 31st December 2016 = 81,572
1st January - 31st December 2017 = 77,614
1st January - 31st December 2018 = 83,015
Please see attachments:
ActivityGreaterThan24HoursV2.docx
 
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