- 11 Dec 2018
Date received: 9 November 2018
Date responded: 10 December 2018
- A link to the ISD official statistics publications that were used to calculate the 37% reduction 2006 to 2018.
- The exact figures used in 2006, and the current year, to calculate this 37% reduction, and how the calculation was completed to arrive at a 37% reduction.
2. In 2014/15 a total of 623,438 bed days were lost to delayed discharges. Based on the attached calculations paper we estimated that in 2006 there were an additional 170,465 bed days lost – approximately 790,000 bed days in total. Comparing this figure with the total of 494,123 bed days lost in 2017/18 produces the decrease of 37%.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House