Publication - Statistics

Inpatient Census 2019: parts one and two

Published: 8 Oct 2019
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781839602351

Results of the fifth Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Census and Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census, 2019.

50 page PDF

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50 page PDF

3.5 MB

Contents
Inpatient Census 2019: parts one and two
Key Points

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Key Points

Figure 1: Patients, beds and occupancy rates have been decreasing since the first Inpatient Census in 2014
Psychiatric, Addiction or Learning Disability Inpatient Beds, NHS Scotland, March Census

Figure 1: Patients, beds and occupancy rates have been decreasing since the first Inpatient Census in 2014
Psychiatric, Addiction or Learning Disability Inpatient Beds, NHS Scotland, March Census

  • Patients were most likely to be in an acute ward (36% of all patients).
  • 294 (9%) adult inpatients had a diagnosis for either a learning disability or autism.
  • 59% of adult inpatients also had a long-term physical health condition.
  • There were 46 patients aged under 18 occupying the 54 available CAMHS beds at the 2019 Census. In addition, 6 patients under 18 were staying in other wards.
  • There were 488 patients primarily managed by forensic services in the 2019 Census.
  • There were 126 patients funded by, but treated out with, NHS Scotland at the 2019 Census. 91% of these patients were treated in a private facility.

Inpatient Census, 2019

Part 1: Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census

Part 2: Out of Scotland NHS Placements


Contact

Email: SWStat@gov.scot