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