Reference 2018-374

REF:           2018-374

Subject:       Patients receiving life support

 

Request:

Please could you answer the following questions for me regarding patients receiving life support.

A) The number of patients kept on life support for more than 28 days in 2015, 2016 and 2017?

B) The total of keeping patients on life support each year in 2015, 2016 and 2017?

 

 

Response:

A) The number of patients kept on life support for more than 28 days in 2015, 2016 and 2017? Please find information attached.

2018-374 – FOI Request – Patients receiving life support [12 kb] MS Excel

 

B) The total of keeping patients on life support each year in 2015, 2016 and 2017?

 

Under section 21 Information already available.

 

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester. You could apply this if you know that the requester already has the information, or if it is already in the public domain.

 

The cost of Bolton’s services are publicly available:

 

FY 2014/15 https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/nhs-reference-costs

FY 2015/16 https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/nhs-reference-costs

FY 2016/17 https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/reference-costs/