Beds – Inside Health 25/3/15

Hospital inpatient care: almost 900 more admissions per day compared to previous year

http://www.hscic.gov.uk/article/6053/Hospital-inpatient-care-almost-900-more-admissions-per-day-compared-to-previous-year

New figures show that NHS hospitals in England dealt with 15.5 million3 admissions4 in 2013-14 – the equivalent of 42,400 per day. The figure is 870 more per day on average than in 2012-135, according to a report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/public-accounts-committee/news/report-planning-for-the-better-care-fund/

Bed occupancy rates and care

http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/33/7/1236.long

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25308131

http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001705

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)62631-8/fulltext

current bed occupancy rates England

http://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2013/04/KH03-Q3-2014-15-Statistical-Press-notice.pdf

and Scotland

http://marcellison.com/bbc/beds/beds_db/

NAO

http://www.nao.org.uk/report/the-impact-funding-reductions-local-authorities/

http://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Impact-of-funding-reductions-on-local-authorities.pdf

 

John Appleby in BMJ

http://www.bmj.com/content/346/bmj.f1563?ijkey=Tnr9bIX6fmaIw80&keytype=ref

Bed cuts in psychiatric hospitals

http://www.communitycare.co.uk/2013/10/16/patients-at-risk-as-unsafe-mental-health-services-reach-crisis-point-2/#.Ul_g5VCkpYI

multimorbidity

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12)60240-2/fulltext

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