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Mid-Essex Hospital Trust: Hospital Beds

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many delayed discharges there were in the Mid-Essex hospital trust area in each month since January 2005. (127984)

[holding answer 19 March 2007]: The following table shows the number of delayed transfers of care from acute beds at Mid-Essex Hospital Services National Health Service Trust in each month since January 2005.

Month

Delayed transfers of care

2005

January

27

February

26

March

18

April

12

May

8

June

8

July

14

August

2

September

17

October

11

November

9

December

11

2006

January

10

February

9

March

6

April

8

May

8

June

10

July

6

August

21

September

7

October

5

November

16

December

14

2007

January

14

February

9

Note:

The number of delayed transfers of care are collected as a snapshot at midnight Thursday each week. These data are snapshots taken in the final week of each month.

Source:

Department of Health Sitreps