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Publication - Statistics Publication

Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care and Long Stay: 2017 census

Published: 24 Oct 2017
Part of:
Health and social care, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788513623

Results from the Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care & Long Stay Census.

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Contents
Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care and Long Stay: 2017 census
Key Points

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Key Points

Some key points from this report include:

  • There were 1,884 Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care or Long Stay patients at the March 2017 Census.
  • The patients in the census were mostly from older age groups. Only 23 (1%) patients returning full data were aged under 18, while 886 (47%) were aged 65+.
  • Most patients in the census were White Scottish (83%).

Key findings: Patients in receipt of Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care ( HBCCC)

  • 1,087 patients were receiving Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care
  • 857 (79%) patients receiving HBCCC were occupying a Mental Health, Learning Disability or Addiction Inpatient Bed in an NHS Scotland facility at the Census date, 191 (18%) patients were in a General Acute / Community Hospital NHS Scotland facility, while 39 (4%) patients were treated out with NHS Scotland.
  • 57% of HBCCC patients were male, 43% were female.
  • 389 (36%) had a consultant who specialised in Psychiatry Of Old Age.
  • 257 HBCCC patients (24%) had been in hospital less than 6 months at the census date.

Key findings: Long Stay patients (who are not in receipt of HBCCC)

  • There were 797 Long Stay patients who were not in receipt of HBCCC.
  • 628 (79%) Long Stay patients were occupying a Mental Health, Learning Disability or Addiction Inpatient Bed in an NHS Scotland facility at the Census date, 123 (15%) patients were in a General Acute / Community Hospital NHS Scotland facility, while 46 (6%) patients were treated out with NHS Scotland.
  • 59% of Long Stay patients were male, 41% were female.
  • 269 (34%) had a consultant who specialised in General Psychiatry.
  • 168 Long Stay patients (21%) had been in hospital for at least 5 years.

Contact

Guy McGivern

Phone: Central Enquiry Unit 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG