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Delayed Discharges - Monthly Census : a data cube slice

Number of delays by length of delay and reason for delay at the monthly census point.

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Dimensions
Dimension
Value
Delay
  1. All Delays
  2. Over 3 Days
  3. 2 Weeks +
  4. 4 Weeks +
  5. 6 Weeks +
Measure Type
  1. Count
Reason For Delay
  1. All
  2. Code 9 Reasons (complex)
  3. Health and Social Care Reasons
  4. Health and Social Care and Patient Carer Family Related Reasons
  5. Patient Carer Family Related Reasons
Reference Period
  1. 2016-07
  2. 2016-08
  3. 2016-09
  4. 2016-10
  5. 2016-11
  6. 2016-12
  7. 2017-01
  8. 2017-02
  9. 2017-03
  10. 2017-04
  11. 2017-05
  12. 2017-06
  13. 2017-07
  14. 2017-08
  15. 2017-09
  16. 2017-10
  17. 2017-11
  18. 2017-12
  19. 2018-01
  20. 2018-02
  21. 2018-03
  22. 2018-04
  23. 2018-05
  24. 2018-06
  25. 2018-07
  26. 2018-08
  27. 2018-09
  28. 2018-10
  29. 2018-11
  30. 2018-12
  31. 2019-01
  32. 2019-02
  33. 2019-03
  34. 2019-04
  35. 2019-05
  36. 2019-06
  37. 2019-07
  38. 2019-08
  39. 2019-09
  40. 2019-10
  41. 2019-11
  42. 2019-12
  43. 2020-01
  44. 2020-02
  45. 2020-03
  46. 2020-04
  47. 2020-05
  48. 2020-06
  49. 2020-07
  50. 2020-08
  51. 2020-09
  52. 2020-10
  53. 2020-11
  54. 2020-12
  55. 2021-01
  56. 2021-02
  57. 2021-03
  58. 2021-04
  59. 2021-05
Reference Area
(showing types of area available in these data)
  1. Council Areas
  2. Health Board Areas
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About the Dataset
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License
Issued
19/05/2017
Modified
12/07/2021
Next update due
August 2021
Description

This publication provides monthly census snapshot position of hospital inpatients aged 18 and over, who are ready for discharge but whose discharge has been delayed. Figures are shown for NHS Board area of treatment and Local Authority.

Reasons for delay are: Health and Social Care reasons, Patient/Care/ Family related reasons and Code 9 (complex) reasons. For further guidance please see the glossary.

Details
Confidentiality Policy

The PHS protocol on Statistical Disclosure Protocol is followed.

Quality Management

Data are validated locally by partnerships. PHS carry out further validation checks in consultation with NHS Boards.

Accuracy and Reliability

The data are considered accurate. Data are validated locally by partnerships. PHS carry out further validation checks in consultation with NHS Boards.

Coherence and Comparability

Data are not comparable outwith Scotland.

Accessibility and Clarity

It is the policy of PHS to make its web sites and products accessible according to published guidelines. All delayed discharge reports are accessible via the {PHS website} (https://beta.isdscotland.org/find-publications-and-data/health-and-social-care/delayed-discharges). Tables and charts are presented within an interactive Excel workbook with drop down boxes.

Relevance

Key uses of delayed discharge information include monitoring policy obligations both locally and nationally, helping to troubleshoot in partnership areas with specific problems, facilitating benchmarking with other areas, identifying the potential release of resources to focus on more appropriate care and providing useful dialogue between health and social care agencies.

Delayed discharge information is also used to respond to information requests (including FOI requests) from a variety of customers and parliamentary questions.

Timeliness and Punctuality

Data are available for publication within six to eight weeks of the census month.

Revisions
Not supplied
URI

This slice of multidimensional data is not a Linked Data resource in the database: it's a virtual resource (i.e. you can't query it by SPARQL). But does have a permanent unique URL which can be bookmarked.

http://statistics.gov.scot/slice?dataset=http%3A%2F%2Fstatistics.gov.scot%2Fdata%2Fdelayed-discharges-monthly-census&http%3A%2F%2Fpurl.org%2Flinked-data%2Fsdmx%2F2009%2Fdimension%23refPeriod=http%3A%2F%2Freference.data.gov.uk%2Fid%2Fmonth%2F2019-09
Dimensions Linked Data

A linked data-orientated view of dimensions and values

Dimension Locked Value
Reference Period
http://purl.org/linked-data/sdmx/2009/dimension#refPeriod
2019-09
http://reference.data.gov.uk/id/month/2019-09
Delay
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/dimension/delay
(not locked to a value)
Reason For Delay
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/dimension/reasonForDelay
(not locked to a value)
Reference Area
http://purl.org/linked-data/sdmx/2009/dimension#refArea
(not locked to a value)
Measure Type
http://purl.org/linked-data/cube#measureType
(not locked to a value)