Publication - Research and analysis

NHS Scotland redesign of urgent care - first national staging review report: 1 December 2020 – 31 March 2021

Published: 15 Jul 2021
Directorate:
Health Performance and Delivery Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781802010473

The redesign of urgent care (RUC) programme by definition includes the entire patient pathway from the time of patient or carer need to the conclusion of that episode of care. This evaluation has therefore attempted to explore the whole patient journey in terms of data and feedback from stakeholder groups.

NHS Scotland redesign of urgent care - first national staging review report: 1 December 2020 – 31 March 2021
Annex G: Prioritisation

Annex G: Prioritisation

Figure: Scotland Health Service Demand during COVID-19 Pandemic (1 March – 31st May) The full paper, which includes a larger graphic, will be available on request.

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Scotland Health Service Demand During Covid-19 Pandemic (1 March – 31 May 2020)

Activity Type

Normal

COVID-19

COVID-19 Data Missing/Pending

  • Only areas shown where data is available
  • Figures in K's rounded up/down to nearest 1K
  • % changes are a comparison to same period 2019
Hospital
Inpatients Normal 105K ↓ 34%
Covid-19 6K
Acute Medical Unit Normal 19K ↓ 23%
Covid-19 data missing/pending
Intensive Care Unit Normal 3K
Covid-19 531
Radiology ↓ 91% (7 Boards)
Minor Injuries Unit Normal 29K ↓ 51%
Covid-19 data missing/pending
Emergency Normal 215K ↓ 41%
Covid-19 data missing/pending
Deaths Normal 16K ↑14%
Covid-19 4K
- Covid-19 Deaths Hospital 1854
- Covid-19 Community 285
- Covid-19 Care Home 1861
NHS 24 111
Demand ↑28%
Contacts Normal 238K ↓ 30%
Covid-19 200K
NHS Inform Normal 14.125M
Covid-19 6.75M
Self-help guides Covid-19 470K
Pharmacy 2.937M ↓ 4%
Covid-19 data missing/pending
Test & Protect Covid-19 681
28 May-7 June 2020
GP OOH Normal 146K ↓ 39%
Community Hubs Covid-19 68K
Assessment Centres Covid-19 17K
Transferred to Hospital Covid-19 901
Scottish Ambulance Service Normal 149K ↓ 25%
Covid-19 34K
Attended Normal 117K ↓ 30%
Covid-19 30K
Conveyed Normal 79K ↓ 38%
Covid-19 18K

Contact

Email: RedesignUrgentCare@gov.scot