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This page presents the latest releases from ISD in chronological order, for the current calendar year. Please scroll down the list to view older items or quickly filter by Health Topic using the links below. All items listed linked to the publications page for their topic, where you can access the 'Publication Summary', 'Publication Report' and individual tables. For items from previous years please view our archive releases page.

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17 January 2017

expand menu  Prescribing Statistics-Monthly Prescribing Activity Data (Experimental Statistics)

The data extract is presented as downloadable text (.csv) file and covers practice level prescribing for the month of October 2016. A dashboard will also available to enable preview the data without downloading the large file. The data extract will also feed into existing dashboards which present historical data already published elsewhere on the ISD website (in the December 2016 Summary Stats dashboard).

Publication Summary Download  Download pdf file [121kb]
Full Reports
Data Visualisation View Data Visualisation
Data Tables n/a
Open Data Downloads View Open Data
 View Prescribing Statistics-Monthly Prescribing Activity Data (Experimental Statistics) on the topic publications page

expand menu  Delayed Discharges in NHSScotland

  • In November 2016, 45,639 days were spent in hospital by people delayed in their discharge.

  • There were 1,509 people delayed at the November 2016 census. Of these:

    • 68% were aged 75 and over.

    • 326 (22%) people had specific complex care needs (Code 9).

    • 191 (13%) were awaiting completion of a post hospital social care assessment.

    • 363 (24%) were awaiting completion of arrangements for social care support (e.g. carer) in order to live in their own home.

    • 376 (25%) were awaiting place availability in a care home.

Publication Summary Download  Download pdf file [200kb]
Full Reports
Data Tables View Data Tables
 View Delayed Discharges in NHSScotland on the topic publications page

expand menu  NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics

During the week ending 08 January 2017:


  • There were 25,066 attendances at Emergency Departments across Scotland.

  • 87.9% of people attending Emergency Departments were seen and subsequently admitted, transferred or discharged within 4 hours.

  • 454 patients (1.8%) spent more than 8 hours in an Emergency Department.

  • 101 patients (0.4%) spent more than 12 hours in an Emergency Department.

The information from this publication is included in NHS Performs.

Publication Summary Download  Download pdf file [160kb]
Full Reports
Data Tables View Data Tables
 View NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics on the topic publications page

10 January 2017

expand menu  NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics

During the week ending 01 January 2017:


  • There were 25,148 attendances at Emergency Departments across Scotland.

  • 92.3% of people attending Emergency Departments were seen and subsequently admitted, transferred or discharged within 4 hours.

  • 98 patients (0.4%) spent more than 8 hours in an Emergency Department.

  • 6 patients (<0.1%) spent more than 12 hours in an Emergency Department.

The information from this publication is included in NHS Performs.


Publication Summary Download  Download pdf file [159kb]
Full Reports
Data Tables View Data Tables
 View NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics on the topic publications page

04 January 2017

expand menu  Cancelled Planned Operations

  • The total number of planned operations across NHSScotland during November 2016 was 31,730 which is very similar to 31,739 during November 2015.

  • 2,871 operations (9.0% of planned operations) were cancelled either by the hospital or by the patient, ranging from 3.3% to 13.1% across individual NHS Boards. This compares to 3,062 (9.6%) in November 2015.

  • Of all planned operations: 1,055 (3.3%) were cancelled by the patient; 1043 (3.3%) were cancelled based on clinical reasons by the hospital; 665 (2.1%) were cancelled by the hospital due to capacity or non-clinical reasons; 108 (0.3%) were cancelled due to other reasons.

Publication Summary Download  Download pdf file [156kb]
Full Reports
Data Tables View Data Tables
 View Cancelled Planned Operations on the topic publications page

expand menu  Emergency Department Activity & Waiting Times

During November 2016:


  • There were 129,233 attendances at A&E services across Scotland.

  • 93.6% of attendances at A&E services were seen and resulted in a subsequent admission, transfer or discharge within 4 hours.

  • 730 (0.6%) patients spent more than 8 hours in an A&E department.

  • 131 (0.1%) patients spent more than 12 hours in an A&E department.

  • 26% of attendances led to an admission to hospital.

Publication Summary Download  Download pdf file [189kb]
Full Reports
Data Tables View Data Tables
 View Emergency Department Activity & Waiting Times on the topic publications page

expand menu  NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics

During the week ending 25 December 2016:


  • There were 22,267 attendances at Emergency Departments across Scotland.

  • 93.5% of people attending Emergency Departments were seen and subsequently admitted, transferred or discharged within 4 hours.

  • 75 patients (0.3%) spent more than 8 hours in an Emergency Department.

  • 6 patients (<0.1%) spent more than 12 hours in an Emergency Department.

The information from this publication is included in NHS Performs.

Publication Summary Download  Download pdf file [160kb]
Full Reports
Data Tables View Data Tables
 View NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics on the topic publications page
 

To be published soon

Most ISD official statistics publications are released on Tuesdays

To be published: 24 January 2017

Dental Statistics Registration and Participation   more

NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics   more

Dementia Post Diagnostic Support: NHS Board Performance, Dementia Post Diagnostic Support: NHS Board Performance 2014-15   more

To be published: 31 January 2017

NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics   more

The Changing Functional Needs and Dependency of People Living in Care Homes: Evidence from use of the Indicator of Relative Need in Scotland   more
Alert Rescheduled to: 21 February 2017

To be published: 7 February 2017

NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics   more

Cancelled Planned Operations   more

27-30 Month Review Statistics   more

Scottish Bowel Screening Programme Statistics   more

Emergency Department Activity & Waiting Times   more

To be published: 14 February 2017

NHS Performs - Weekly update of Emergency Department Activity and Waiting Time Statistics   more

Prescribing Statistics Monthly Prescribing Activity Data (Experimental Statistics)   more

Delayed Discharges in NHSScotland   more

To be published: 21 February 2017

The Changing Functional Needs and Dependency of People Living in Care Homes: Evidence from use of the Indicator of Relative Need in Scotland   more

Hospital Inpatient Care of People with Mental Health Problems in Scotland, Trends up to 31 March 2016   more

Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios   more

   See all forthcoming publications


Rescheduled Publications

Dementia Post Diagnostic Support: NHS Board Performance, Dementia Post Diagnostic Support: NHS Board Performance 2014-15
Original publication date: 20 December 2016
Rescheduled to: 24 January 2017
Contact: Laura Marchbank 0141 282 2160 or Lee Wilson 0141 282 2335
more

The Changing Functional Needs and Dependency of People Living in Care Homes: Evidence from use of the Indicator of Relative Need in Scotland
Original publication date: 31 January 2017
Rescheduled to: 21 February 2017
Contact: Peter Knight 0131 275 6461
more

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