Reference 2017-439

REF:            2017-439

Subject:        Information on emergency readmission rates

 

Request:

  1. Emergency readmissions broken down by day for the last five years
Number of days after discharge patient was readmitted Number of patients subject to emergency readmission during  2012/13 Number of patients subject to emergency readmission during

2013/14

Number of patients subject to emergency readmission during

2014/15

Number of patients subject to emergency readmission during

2015/16

Number of patients subject to emergency readmission during

2016/17

0*          
         
30          

 

* Readmitted within less than 24 hours of discharge.

 

  1. Reasons recorded for emergency readmission
Reason for emergency readmission* Number of patients subject to an emergency readmission during
2012/13
Number of patients subject to an emergency readmission during

2013/14

Number of patients subject to an emergency readmission during

2014/15

Number of patients subject to an emergency readmission during

2015/16

Number of patients subject to an emergency readmission during

2016/17

Potentially preventable readmission          
Anticipated but unpredictable readmission          
Preference related readmission          
Artefact of data collection          
Readmission as a result of accident, coincidence or related to a different body system          
Broadly related readmission          

 

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2017-439 – FOI request – Information on emergency readmission rates [153 kb] PDF