Inpatient Census 2016: Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care
Some key points from this report include:
- There were 1,630 patients receiving Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care at the March 2016 Census.
- Of the 1,630 patients, 52% were male, 48% were female. Of patients aged under 65, 66% were male.
- The patients in the census were mostly from older age groups. 13 patients (1%) were aged under 18, 232 (14%) were aged 18-39, 422 (26%) were aged 40-64 and 963 (59%) aged 65+.
- Of the 1,630 patients, 532 (33%) had a consultant who specialized in Psychiatry Of Old Age. 412 (25%) had a consultant who specialized in General Psychiatry and 357 (22%) Geriatric Medicine.
- 279 patients (17%) had been in hospital less than 6 months at the census date, while 354 patients (22%) had been in hospital for more than 5 years.
- 1,128 patients (69%) receiving HBCCC were occupying a Mental Health, Learning Disability or Addiction Inpatient Bed in an NHS Scotland facility at the Census date. 413 patients (25%) were in a General Acute NHS Scotland facility, while 89 patients (5%) were treated outwith NHS Scotland ( e.g. Private Facilities or NHS facilities elsewhere in the UK).