Reference 2018-212

REF:            2018-212

Subject:        Emergency admissions

    

 

Request:

  1. During the financial year 2016/2017 or last full year figures, what:
  2. Was the total number of emergency admissions for people in the last year of life?
  3. Was the total number of emergency bed days for people in the last year of life?
  4. During the financial year 2016/2017 or last full year figures, what was the total number of people in the last year of life admitted from a care home setting as an emergency?

 

 

Response:

1. During the financial year 2016/2017 or last full year figures, what:
a. Was the total number of emergency admissions for people in the last year of life? Of the patients who died between 01/04/17 and 31/03/18, 5227 had emergency admissions
b. Was the total number of emergency bed days for people in the last year of life? 57486 bed days were used by  patients who died between 01/04/17 and 31/03/18
2. During the financial year 2016/2017 or last full year figures, what was the total number of people in the last year of life admitted from a care home setting as an emergency? Of the patients who died between 01/04/17 and 31/03/18,  616 were admitted from  a nursing/care home
The above are patients that have died both in & out of hospital