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Inpatient Census

The Inpatient Census, 2017 was carried out at midnight on the 30th March 2017 by NHS Boards across Scotland. The Census has 3 parts:

  • Part 1: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census
  • Part 2: Out of NHS Scotland Placements
  • Part 3: Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care
     

Parts 1 and 2 were carried out for the first time in October 2014 and then again in March 2016. Also in March 2016, the Census was expanded to include a section on patients receiving Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care (HBCCC).

Latest Statistics

The results from the first report from the Inpatient Census, 2017 were published on 12 September 2017. This covered Parts 1 and 2 of the Census: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census and the Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/9675

A follow up report focusing on Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care will be published in October 2017.

Earlier Publications

March 2016

The results from the first report from the Inpatient Census, 2016 were published on 13 September 2016. This covered Parts 1 and 2 of the Census: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census and the Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/9885

A follow up report focusing on Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care was published on 27 September 2016.

The publication report and accompanying spreadsheet can be found here:

http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/2782 

 

October 2014

The results from the October 2014 Census were first published in June 2015:

Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census, 2014 - Publication

A follow up report focusing on the Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatients who were funded by but treated outwith NHS Scotland was published in December 2015:

Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census, 2014 - Patients Treated Outwith NHS Scotland