- 10 Jan 2018
FOI reference: FOI/17/03028
Date received: 10 December 2017
Date responded: 9 January 2018
The number of A&E Admissions at Royal Alexandra Hospital, specifically on a Friday.
The number of A&E Admissions at Royal Alexandra Hospital on a Friday compared with Monday to Thursday.
The death rates at Royal Alexandra Hospital from 2015 to Nov 2017, broken down by month, for the periods Monday to Thursday and from Friday till 09.00 on Monday.
The difference in death rates at Royal Alexandra Hospital between a Friday and Monday to Thursday.
How many patients are discharged from Royal Alexandra Hospital on a Friday compared with Monday to Thursday
Are patients discharged from Royal Alexandra Hospital told what assistance is available when they leave the hospital?
I enclose a copy of most of the information you requested.
We have interpreted A&E Admissions to mean A&E Attendances.
Royal Alexandra Hospital - Daily A&E attendances, 01 October 2014 to 10 December 2017
|Day||Total Attendances||Day||Average A&E Attendance by day of week|
The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because of the reasons detailed below.
We do not normally hold this information on our databases but can supply the data below based on previous information requests which the Scottish Government have made to NHS National Services Scotland, Information Services Division.
Royal Alexandra Hospital - Daily Discharges (all), Winter 2010-11 to Winter 2016-17
|Day||Total Discharges||Day||Average Discharges by day of week|
This includes total emergency and elective In Patient and day cases
The Scottish Inpatient Experience Survey (last published 2016) provides information about patient's experiences in hospital, including their experience of leaving hospital. The Inpatient Experience Survey results (2016) for Royal Alexandra Hospital indicate that 78% of patients knew who to contact if they had any questions after leaving hospital. The full survey report for the Royal Alexandra Hospital can be accessed through this web link: http://www.careexperience.scot.nhs.uk/Results2016/Hospital-Reports/NHS%20Greater%20Glasgow%20and%20Clyde/C418H-Royal-Alexandra-Hospital-Paisley-2016.pdf
You may also wish to contact NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde given your recent patient experience as they have operational responsibility for the Royal Alexandria Hospital - http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/get-in-touch-get-involved/
Reasons for not providing information
The Scottish Government does not have the information.
The Scottish Government does not have the information you have asked for because Hospital Mortality data is held by NHS National Services Scotland, Information Services Division. This part of your request should be directed to:
NSS Corporate FOI team via email (NSS.FOI@nhs.net), or by mail to:
Associate Director, Corporate Affairs and Compliance
Strategy and Governance Directorate
NHS National Services Scotland
1 South Gyle Crescent
This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House