Delayed Transfers of Care: monthly situation reports, October 2014

Today NHS England published the latest statistical information relating to Acute and Non-Acute Delayed Transfers of Care for October 2014. This information is gathered from providers within NHS Trusts, NHS Foundation Trusts, and Independent Sector Organisations.
The data includes:

  • number of patients delayed on the last Thursday of the month
  • number of total delayed days during the month

Data on delayed transfers of care is split by:

  • Local Authority that is responsible for each patient delayed
  • Agency responsible for delay (NHS, Social Services or both)
  • Type of Care that the patient receives (acute or non-acute)
  • Reason for delay

Latest delayed transfer of care data is available here.