[holding answer 23 October 2006]: Robust emergency re-admissions data for the last three years are not available in the form requested. The Healthcare Commission has published information broken down by trust as part of annual star ratings assessments, which is available on its website at:
2005 ratings values, covering the calendar year 2004
2004 ratings values, covering the calendar year 2003
2002-03 ratings, covering the calendar year 2002
A table of the data relating to the number of delayed discharges there were in each national health service trust in each quarter of the last three years has been placed in the Library.