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Monthly data on the transfer of NHS patients to a more appropriate care setting.
Monthly data are published on StatsWales with a summary headline and a report is published quarterly.
Release date: 8 December 2016
Data has been published on StatsWales.
- The total number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care was 485; this is a reduction of 15 (3%) on the previous month.
- 142 patients were delayed on acute wards, 90 in mental health facilities and 253 on community, rehabilitation and other wards.
- Health care reasons accounted for 25% of all delays, community care reasons for 26%, selection of care home 16% and waiting for availability of care home place 17%.
- 195 patients (40%) were aged 85 and over, including 90 (19%) aged 90 plus.
- 196 patients (40%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 28 (6%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay was 27 days (20 days for patients on acute wards, 74 days for patients in mental health facilities and 26 days for patients on community, rehabilitation and other wards).
Quarter ending 30 September 2016
Release date: 10 November 2016
The quarterly report shows data for the latest quarter plus trends from October 2004 to date.
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