Case Number 4682
Request Date 22/03/2016
Completion Date 11/05/2016

 

Details of the Request

I would be grateful if you could provide me with the following information for the period between 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2015 for activity taking place within the main hospital setting, excluding community services, home visits and telephone consultations.

 

1) Number of clinics split by;

  • day of the week they take place
  • whether they are consultant led, nurse led or AHP led or other
  • specialty of the clinic

 

2) Number of outpatient attendances split by;

  • day of the week they attended
  • whether the attendance was for a consultant led, nurse led, AHP led or other clinic
  • specialty of the clinic

 

3) Number of ward attendances split by;

  • day of the week they attended
  • specialty of the attendance
  • whether they attended in core hours or outside of core hours*

 

4) Number of A&E / walk in attendances split by;

  • day of the week they attended
  • whether or not they then went on to be admitted
  • whether they attended in core hours or outside of core hours*

 

5) Number of inpatients in beds split by;

  • number of inpatients each day of the week**
  • type of ward the inpatients were on i.e. general ward, ITU, CCU, AMU etc
  • specialty of the diagnosis / procedure
  • whether the patient was admitted as elective, urgent or emergency
  • whether the patient underwent a procedure on that particular day

 

*please state what you believe your core hours to be

**the number of patients in a bed on any one day rather than length of stay

 

For each of the above I would like to know where there is an expectation for consultation / treatment plan to be documented electronically.

 

Details of the Response

The information was sent to the requester.

Core hours were defined as 8am – 5pm.

The Trust has no expectation that records will currently be recorded contemporaneously in electronic format.