Reference 2019-513

REF:            2019-513

Subject:        Discharge summaries letters

 

Request:  

Please could you provide answers to each separate question covering the following time periods?

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.

 

  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? These counts for outpatient, inpatient, day case and A&E care.

Also, if you are able to answer within the confines of the FOI limitations, please answer the following:

  1. For each time period, how many discharge summaries included planned and requested actions for GPs?
  2. How many consultant to consultant (C2C) referrals were made in each time period?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-513 – FOI request – Discharge summaries letters (BI Req No. 2019-38971) [24 kb] Ms Excel